So, traditionally, marriages were arranged with the couple not having any unsupervised time together before the marriage – or possibly even meeting each other before the engagement.
It is permissible for a Muslim man to marry a Christian/Jewish woman strictly under these two conditions: Why is marriage allowed in only one direction? Likewise you are permitted to marry chaste believing women [Muslims] or chaste women among the people who were given the Scripture [Jews and Christians] . It may be true that Muhammad at first respected Judaism and Christianity, but he turned against them later on in his life, as seen in this article and this one.Maybe seventh-century Arab culture will answer this question. So this means that in seventh-century Arab culture a Muslim man may dominate his wife or wives, but not a Christian man who would dominate his Muslim wife.For many Muslim couples, love is something that grows and develops over time. Islam is a major part of every aspect of life, and you must understand that going in.Some Muslim men choose a potential spouse who meets certain criteria. Too many non-Muslim women are caught off-guard after the wedding.Here is what you infidels need to know about dating a Muslim woman or man.
There is a lot of debate as to whether Muslims are allowed to date at all.
I was shocked and also relieved that I was not crazy!
I had felt in my spirit that something was not right for a very long time, but anytime I tried to find out I was told how awful of me to look at his cell or to even consider that he would do such a thing. I planned the getaway weekend for him and his "buddies" even finding a great themed hotel for them to watch the big game.
Neither he nor I can turn back the hands of time though. Life has been ok for us, and I love my husband very much.
About five months ago he did confess to me that he had had an affair for about a year and a half.
Premarital sex in the Muslim religion is strictly forbidden.