Note to readers: This weblog entry on official advice to women not to marry Muslim men has, to my surprise and delight, become the springboard for an intense, heated, and personal dialogue between non-Muslim women romantically involved with Muslim men.Judging by a number of testimonies, the site has proved valuable to many women benefiting from advice and the sharing of information; for a couple of examples see the postings by Sally, Nourshehane, Jeweler46, and Cindy (starting here, continuing here, and ending here). Why are muslim men allowed to date non muslims, but muslim women are not? Question 1, your original question; the reason has more to do with old traditions, the fact that men are indeed stronger than women (whether physically or financially or otherwise) and the fact that men don't get pregnant and the matter can much easier be hidden. It says that it is forbidden for both men and women to date.Others have found solace in kindred spirits (see the posting of Becs).Still others have drawn conclusions from their own experience and offered these for general use (see the posting of Standfree).
The most common response to a girl behaving is such a way though, is to “ground” her, i.e.
Whether or not your relationship will work out, isn’t based on your religion, it is based on how compatible you two are.
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Lets start by the easiest, Question 2: the answer is Yes, it does say a lot about it in both the Quran and the Sunna (or Hadith if you like).
what would happen in a typical British muslim family if a girl started dating and got pregnant by a non muslim?