Dating a muslim girl
Heina Dadabhoy spent their childhood as a practicing Muslim who never in their right mind would have believed that they would grow up to be an atheist feminist secular humanist.
Heina has been an active participant in atheist organizations and events in and around Orange County, CA since 2007, and on the national stage since 2011.
Heina is a speaker and panelist on a range of diverse topics including feminism, race, LGBT issues, the challenges of deconversion, Islam, non-monogamy, strategies for inclusivity, and the various intersections of the above.
You may have heard them at Skepticon, the American Atheists National Convention, the Huffington Post Live, and Have Your Say on the BBC World Service or read about them in the New York Times. To get this out of the way: Karim is not a “Muslim name.” It is an Arabic name that Muslims name their children, since Karim is one of the 99 names of Allah, but the word and name predate Islam.
In Islamic countries ‘disobedience’ can sometimes result in death, while in the West it will more likely end in divorce.Dating a Muslim is generally just like dating anyone else – a varied and unpredictable experience that can vary widely depending on the guy’s individual personality.However it does mean taking on a very strong set of beliefs and a very different culture.While many people are comfortable with their partner having different views, it can sometimes become an issue when it comes to choosing a religion for your children. Faithfulness Faithfulness is taken very seriously by Muslim men and they will be very strict on women who they perceive as having cheated on them.However it is actually acceptable in Islam for Muslim men to have up to four wives, and obviously to date outside of the marriage in order to find these wives.