What to expect when dating a muslim man
Added bonus: there was a martini bar downstairs that served the most amazing mocktails that were way more exciting than your average soda lime and mint no-hito combo.
When I first told two of my now not-so-close friends about our relationship, their reactions were not what I hoped for. My friends know that I am far too stubborn to be forced into anything I don’t want to do, no matter how many Krispy Kremes you bring to the table. I’ll be honest, breaking the news of the relationship to family isn’t fun.
Some Muslim men choose a potential spouse who meets certain criteria. Too many non-Muslim women are caught off-guard after the wedding.Even if he doesn’t appear to be very religious, you should still learn about Islam.If you marry a Muslim man, Islam will play a large part in your life, even if you have no intention of converting.I’ve had things along the lines of, ‘But, like, what do you guys talk about? There will be hiccups, wobbles and minor cultural differences every now and again – that happens in every relationship.’ (Food, TV, who should go out in the rain to buy toilet roll, food) ‘Is he okay with you celebrating Christmas? My boyfriend’s faith is just another part of who he is, it’s not the whole shebang.
Islam doesn’t permit drinking alcohol, so those 2-4-1 cocktails quickly become 2-4-YOU, which has its pros and cons.