Roles of dating engagement marriage death of spouse dating
Please remember this whenever you're faced with a Muslim conundrum. Some Muslims outright say it 'I'm dating' and they are, in the complete boy-meets-girl-third-base sense. This entire dating culture of meeting someone for only sex, for only a short-term relationship, is not the ideal or healthiest way to go about finding a partner-in-crime.Loving God and following His ultimate guidance is the sole reason and goal in Muslim belief. The more real answer is that yes, a lot of Muslims do. This type of dating to see if it's going anywhere or just stringing people along with heartache is not in Islamic law.The society had laid down some stringent rules for courting and these had to be followed.The primary method of knowing prospective suitors were Balls and dances.
For a detailed description of what points 1-3 are talking about read: What Muslim Women Look For In A Husband.What people here in Britain call dating, Muslims prefer to use 'courting'.And while a date is usually focused on 1) Sex 2) New encounters and 3) Good times, Islamic courting has different priorities altogether.All this while though there is still no secret balcony meeting or physical contact allowed which is why the Nikah (Islamic marriage) needs to be performed first.
It's cultural customs that prolong or cut-short engagement periods. Part 1: Lastly, the couple get married by verbally accepting and signing a contract stating that they are a committed wife and husband in God's name and with His blessings.
The first goal of Islamic courting is not sex, it's marriage.