Even when she told me that it bothered her, I did not listen.
I sincerely hope you find the love and happiness you seek with someone who can give it to you without reservation.
Shy Desi Boy replies: I once heard my Muslim female friend give her non-Muslim friends the following advice: if the Muslim you are dating does not tell his/her parents—or at least his/her friends—within the first year of the relationship, then walk away.
Graham Fuller has argued for a broader notion of Islamism as a form of identity politics, involving "support for [Muslim] identity, authenticity, broader regionalism, revivalism, [and] revitalization of the community." Some Islamist thinkers emphasize peaceful political processes.
Others, Sayyid Qutb in particular, called for violence, and his followers are generally considered Islamic extremists, although Qutb denounced the killing of innocents.—and thus is not a united movement.
I know the religious and cultural tenants can be very serious and I want to see this situation clearly.
Our caring for each other is very unconditional, but maybe I’m kidding myself to think this could eventually work. Stop now before you tumble further down a hole of degradation and humiliation.
I am not a Muslim woman though I have much respect for the faith.
For the past 9 months or so I have been dating a dear man from Libya who is here for school on a scholarship.
He can’t or won’t be the husband and father that you seek, and it doesn’t matter if his reasons are due to culture, religion, or other things.
All you need to know is that this relationship can’t give you what you want, and it will take from you more than it gives.
Yes we come from different backgrounds but I did not do enough to understand her background.