Of course, modern living doesn’t exactly permit it to work out this way.
My good friend in Palestinian often goes out to lunch with his female colleagues.
Decisions are made as groups, not individuals and pressure is put on by families.Before you dismiss this as weird, consider how many atheists from Christian backgrounds put up Christmas trees each year.Traditions are part of the fabric of our lives, and it is hard to let them go. As Zeba Iqbal says of this little voice, it leaves them very self-conscious and uncomfortable interacting with each other.And, if she did manage to meet a non-Muslim man, would she be able to overcome the social pressures which have been put upon her since birth and decide to date the guy?One thing you will notice is that Muslim women are more likely to date outside their faith as they get older.
While men have their own social and cultural problems to bear (I would never want the responsibility that comes with being a first-borne Muslim son! They aren’t going to be judged as harshly for dating outside the Muslim faith, or for dating at all.