Before I start, I would like to give my “thank you” to Emma Williams (from The Week) for writing an article about Dating and for including my views in it.
please don’t forward this to all your friends saying “This is my wife”.. You are in a popular restaurant in Muscat when you notice a beautiful Omani woman dressed up in her best abaya but alone in one corner of the restaurant texting away on her phone.This is one of those serious situations we are facing here in Oman.Marriage sometimes is not delayed for financial reasons.He smiles and starts replying; the woman meanwhile sips her drink and toys with her pasta.Maria, an expatriate from the UK working in Oman, thought this was just a coincidence until a second after the young man put down his phone, the girl’s loud door bell style ring-tone announced she had a reply.What I will try to do here is not to state whether dating is good or bad, but to tackle the issue from a more objective point of view rather than a judgmental one.
There are a couple of points to consider here: First: Past vs.
‘Reality-in-Oman’ is a young and popular Omani blogger who is married and thinks there are a number of problems facing young people in Oman when it comes to finding a partner. Good girls don’t date and good boys never marry girls who have been in previous relationships.
The idea of absolute purity and innocence seems to be most dominant when it comes to selecting your future partner, which is not possible,” she said.
Sometimes the guy “is not good enough” for the family.
His heritage, his lineage, or his level of education does not meet the parent’s requirements no matter how much the girl feels about the guy.
In the past, if a woman gets married and it doesn’t work out, then its okay.