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Old 24th June 2015, 07:14 PM
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Your statement just came right on time, that can be the nearest reason why,
I am just actually counting some time for him to show a few family, but if he fails then i gotta be smart to move.
thanks really guys all youve said helped a lot.

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Your statement just came right on time, that can be the nearest reason why, I am just actually counting some time for him to show a few family, but if he fails then i gotta be smart to move. thanks really guys all youve said helped a lot.
I truly hope for you he does, but don't waste too much of your life giving him time. You'll be amazed at how quickly time passes and at how many other good opportunities you'll miss in your life. Sad to say, this just is not going to happen.

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Your statement just came right on time, that can be the nearest reason why,
I am just actually counting some time for him to show a few family, but if he fails then i gotta be smart to move.
thanks really guys all youve said helped a lot.
Sam, it's OK to be a side piece. Don't worry too much about it and just enjoy yourself and have a good time.

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Man, I'm an Emirati girl and this thread even brought ME down. Depressing but true in the sense that while in general many men (and even women) can be shifty, here you just have a different set of social norms that make them do these crazy things.

Someone mentioned cowardly...and that's usually what it is. The fear of being able to choose a partner and not be judged for who he/she is, where he/she is from, what his/her religion is, what the kids will turn out like, will they learn fluent local arabic, will they struggle in the future, will she be conservative, will he be responsible, will he/she take advantage of him/her, will they be able to go out and handle being gawked at, handle being shunned by part of the family....the list goes on

In Islam, marrying a person "of the book" is totally acceptable and their dowry was no more than a coin. They were in it for the sanctity of marriage.

Sigh....

I do hope the ladies got to meet new friends here after all of this!

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Man, I'm an Emirati girl and this thread even brought ME down. Depressing but true in the sense that while in general many men (and even women) can be shifty, here you just have a different set of social norms that make them do these crazy things.

Someone mentioned cowardly...and that's usually what it is. The fear of being able to choose a partner and not be judged for who he/she is, where he/she is from, what his/her religion is, what the kids will turn out like, will they learn fluent local arabic, will they struggle in the future, will she be conservative, will he be responsible, will he/she take advantage of him/her, will they be able to go out and handle being gawked at, handle being shunned by part of the family....the list goes on

In Islam, marrying a person "of the book" is totally acceptable and their dowry was no more than a coin. They were in it for the sanctity of marriage.

Sigh....

I do hope the ladies got to meet new friends here after all of this!

I totally agree with you. Even though that's what Islam says, and we as muslims should follow that, people have imposed their superficial cultural values on them and have gone astray. I have been born here in UAE and think if two people think that they can get along well together then who is the society to judge? Being from a different country or different race doesn't make you less of a human.


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Im too happy to have your point of views as muslim, or you both are emirati maybe. We need people like you here to hear your side.
and Nite, thank you for your optimism, you made me smile.

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