I suppose I brought this on myself – after all, I met the Public Praying Man (as he shall henceforth be known) on a Christian dating site. Firstly, because my Christian faith is important to me, and I would ideally like to share that with the guy I end up with. Before I've had a chance to utter the words: “Don't, please, just…don't,” he has already placed a firm hand on my arm, bowed his head and proceeded to launch into saying grace, audibly enough that several other tables in the joint have turned to stare in bemusement.For some young Muslims, the cultural sensitivities around pre-marital relationships and alcohol makes it tricky to throw yourself out there.“You’re not allowed to have a boyfriend,” explains 24 year-old Bella.
If they’re going to meet up they have a chaperone with them as well. Not too much, anyway.” “This is the problem,” says 30 year-old Nayera, who’s on the lookout for a husband at a dating event.
Speed “networking/dating”, the religious lectures which somehow lead to “organised mingling afterwards” or the conventional Marriage events which often have some form of group chat followed by individual chats with people interested in each other. Some are amazed to keep seeing the same faces at many of the events. Like they emit an aura of “I’d rather be home with a mug of hot chocolate watching telly than talking to you”. And sometimes come wearing too much, or not enough. The checklist girls They have a checklist as long as your arm of WHAT I WANT. So LIKE our site to find out more when we announce it!
Some find it awkward talking to someone when their parents are hovering in the background. The tired girls These are the ladies who have been to so many events, that when someone interesting comes along, their conversation seems tired. The super dolled up girls Some forget that its a MUSLIM marriage event. And if you don’t see anyone you like, then try to help someone else too. Inshallah muzmatch hopes to host our first ever Muslim Marriage Event exclusive to our members in the coming few months – we hope to make very different to whats already going on out there.
Scrolling through Christian Connection, the most popular UK Christian dating site, profile after profile said almost nothing about the men in question.
Instead said blokes had chosen to write strings of generic proclamations about how much they loved the Lord. I was getting that vibe already guys, considering you've chosen to join a religious dating site. He was writing from the waters off the coast of Canada, and wondered if I'd wait for him.