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Another thing I find is that a lot of girls don’t have confidence and don’t show off their personality on the first meeting.
The biggest challenge in preparing myself for marriage lies in the economic barriers to success.
Also, women from a Muslim background have culturally been financially dependent on men.
Not only am I fighting Islamophobia, at the same time I’m fighting to liberate women from male dependency.
A large part of female success is therefore defined by finding the right partner.
I wouldn’t say women are inherently less ambitious, but their ambitions are not directed towards what a capitalist part of the world would call success.
In addition, having been raised Muslim but not necessarily having dated Muslim women, it can often feel like my value set isn’t sought after in a culture that seemingly rewards excess or wealth.
And I hear that the men on Muslim dating apps are either boring or just trash.
If you’re not meeting people on apps, meeting someone in real life is awkward – especially if they bring someone with them (a chaperone, for example a relative or family friend, to make the situation more ‘halal’ or just for guidance).
It’s quite normal for first meetings but not everyone will tell you whether they’re bringing someone.
But when you add religion to the mix – particularly if you are trying to find someone on the same religious level as you – the pool becomes smaller.
Recently, we wrote about why Muslim women find it difficult to find a partner.
It’s a truth universally acknowledged that dating sucks. Muslims, for example, often get to know potential suitors with the aim of getting married as soon as possible, predominantly to avoid premarital sex.