Muslim Matchmaking The Halal Dating Scene

By Frances Miller

For Muslims, matchmaking and dating are totally different things because matchmaking is something that is done traditionally and even the families are involved. These days, there are plenty of Muslim matchmaking websites and if you're lucky enough you would be able to find a perfect match for yourself.

Previously, Muslim families sort of asked their close friends and relatives for any references regarding getting their son or daughter married. If there were no suggestions from them then the services of a matrimonial agency was hired so that they can find someone suitable.

Usually the matrimonial agency would ask you to give your photograph and other important details related to your education and employment. They will also ask you about your preferences and what sort of partner you're looking for. If they are able to find you a match then they would arrange your first meeting and usually its a family to family meeting. You can later meet the girl or the boy if both families agree to it.

Even if you meet the other person, the meeting is arranged in a controlled environment. You will be allowed to ask questions if you want but usually some other family member will be present there. Some people focus more on the career thing while others desire a good practicing Muslim. Its hard to find that perfect match all by yourself therefore you could ask someone else to do that for you.

In Muslim culture the entire family is to some degree required in the matchmaking procedure. Dislike, you are dating somebody and afterward acquaint them with your family. Actually, its the inverse, for the most part the family will acquaint you with a conceivable match. Regardless of the possibility that you make your profile on a matchmaking site, your family will have their contribution to a specific degree.

Many young Muslim girls and boys make online profiles on matrimonial websites as this gives them the privacy to look for their ideal partner without discussing their thoughts openly. Even in that case, the final verdict is given by the parents so, your family is involved in the process.

There are Muslims who think a bit openly and for them there are Muslim dating websites. With the websites the downside is that there are many fraudulent out there so you cannot trust someone completely. Therefore its better to be safe and opt for options like seeking help from a matrimonial agency because the matches they show you are well scrutinized so you can have your peace of mind.

Traditionally, Muslims never opt for the dating scene and even if they like someone, they would want to get married as soon as possible. The engagement period is kept very short and efforts are made to organize the wedding as soon as possible. A good practicing Muslim would not prefer to have a relationship before marriage because its all about protecting yourself and preserving your body and mind for your true soul mate and if you make the efforts you will soon find someone suitable for yourself.

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