Muslim women and dating
” “I think the weirdest thing that’s ever happened to me is getting a Facebook message from this guy I met at a Muslim Students Association’s event. Here I am at my first week of university after spending 12 years at an all-girls school, thinking I am finally going to have my moment, and instead I get this fool.
' You’re like the hottest Muslim girl on campus. Before I can answer him, he sends a second message.
' We'll see,' I responded, hoping to come across as coy, when I was actually terrified. I was 24 and couldn't even kiss someone without feeling like I was going to hell.
When the moment of truth came, he touched his nose to my cheek, waiting for me to respond. Sunday school teaches you things you can’t unlearn, no matter how badly you want to. It felt like a million years before he finally said, jokingly, ' Jeez, I don't know if I can be your first!
' Never mind, I forgot tomorrow is Friday prayer and I would feel bad getting jiggy with it during prayer time.' “We had known each other for years.
I met him at 18, liked him, and thought of him as a brother.
Hi friends, I live in a country with numerous Muslims.We picked up Chinese food together, shared hoodies, and went out dancing.Years after we had moved to different cities, we had deeper feelings. He was insistent that his parents were away visiting his brother for the weekend, and I could stay over.When he came up he said: ' Would you be comfortable in the closet? ' And there began my first and last 12-hour stay in a boy’s closet.It was hilarious, until it became pathetic; and at some point it got pretty damn uncomfortable. His parents re-activated their front door security cameras when they got home.
What a weirdo.” “On my third date with a non-muslim guy, he took me to the movies.