Dating a non muslim man
You don’t actually have to listen to them.” “You’re so fucking entitled,” she snaps at him. That night, Dina decides to go to a boy’s house, lying to her parents about where she’s headed.
Egyptian society, at home and abroad, is held together by public secrecy—a proverbial don’t-ask, don’t-tell policy—that functions as a unique form of decency in a culture that prefers to look the other way than to talk about what is really going on.
He keeps asking his cousin to take him to mosques; instead, the cousin takes him to a party that is no different from the ones Ramy tired of in New York. She then invites him into her car, climbs on top of him, and asks if he has a condom.Ramy’s sister hides much of what happens in her romantic life from her parents.And her parents, like Ramy predicted, don’t seem to probe too much.Like many first-generation Egyptian-American immigrants, Ramy finds that many Arab-Muslim ideals that he has been trying to live up to in America have already been discarded by many of his peers in Egypt. Eventually, frustrated by Ramy’s shock, she lashes out: “I’m like in this little Muslim box in your head. ”The show homes in on difficulties that Muslim men and women, who may live similar lives inside and outside of their faith, have in dating one another.Ramy makes a similarly misguided assumption on his first date with an Egyptian-Muslim woman, with whom his parents set him up. The men are often too arrogant to consider that the women may be allowing themselves the same liberties that they do.