And you know it’s difficult because I do see that men do want to start flirting with me.
So I do tell the guy, ‘Hey I’m looking for something a little more serious, and I only want to date a Muslim man.’ And some guys are like, ‘I can convert! You’re just saying that because you have rose-colored glasses on right now.’”You have! Those intimate forms of touch are just meant for your husband or your family members or whatever, and not just for strangers.” So this guy, whatever, dream boat, finally comes and takes that next step.
I would assume he’s already spoken to his parents about it.
But there are some ways to win her heart, if not her parents'. Muslims abstain from drinking, dressing provocatively, dancing and eating certain foods. Asking a Muslim woman to a night club, dance or pig roast would be disrespectful to her faith.
As much as I love sharing my dating stories, there are a lot of experiences that I haven't had. I was 11 years old at the time, and very naive in my understanding about the faith.
Because there’s nothing higher than a spiritual relationship and a true spiritual connection. And it’s important for me to know that, in the good times, we’re pulling from the same spiritual toolbox.
For example, Ramadan just ended, and just to know that the guy that I’m seeing is going to want to go to the mosque with me.
I am at this point in my life where I would love to build a family and settle down. And men who are like that, you’re just like, Oh yes. I’m 27 years old, and I feel like I’ve just calibrated my fuckboy meter. If they don’t advocate dating, then what happens if you meet someone? I do want to reiterate that ‘American dating’ is totally against Islamic standards.
If nothing else, I just want something that has substance and is meaningful. You’re not even supposed to be touching somebody of the opposite sex.
And as much as a Christian guy might be able to support you, they’ll never really know what you’re going through.“Exactly. But if a guy is Muslim, he’s very quick to bring it up.
So now it’s like, where the fuck do you find a handsome, attractive, intelligent, emotionally sensitive, family-oriented Muslim? As a woman, it’s already hard to find someone who is not a scum bag. When you’re dating, how does the topic of religion come up? He might just say ‘As-Salaam-Alaikum’ [“Now, if the guy isn’t Muslim, it’s just kind of easier to tell.