Mixed race muslim dating
By Aisha Faiz from New York In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful.Marriage is one of the most important decisions in one’s life.Nevertheless, we must be realistic about interracial marriage and its consequences.Cultural Differences Cultural differences are perhaps the number one reason why some people are afraid of marrying outside of their culture. Maybe English, but what about our grandfathers who do not understand a word of it? Which customs will we incorporate into our wedding—his or mine? Which culture will our children marry into—his or mine? The list goes on and on, though the last question shouldn’t matter to such an open minded couple.The point is that interracial marriages can be very complicated. The husband and wife can teach one another his/her respective language. For the time being, if English is a common language, they can speak that. Children can be taught both languages as children’s minds are like sponges that are ready to absorb knowledge.As a child, I was spoken to in Dari and Pashto as my mother is from Kabul, while my father is from Qandahar, Afghanistan.Wealth is as equally as important since you must be able to spend on your family and zakat.Nevertheless, deen comes first and should be the most important factor when choosing a partner.
” People are inconsiderate but that does not mean you should disregard a potential spouse.
Here’s how much less interested they were in the other races, as compared with their enthusiasm for men of their own race: Click here to read the whole article: Update: But wait, there’s some “good news” from those same researchers.
A few days later, after looking at 300 reader comments, researchers sent some surprising news back. Eastwick, Inter-racial dating is the majority of what I have done since I began dating!
Just because a sister wears hijab and a brother dons a beard (perhaps because he looks quite handsome with it as opposed to having no facial hair) does not mean that they are doing it out of religiousness. Allah does not care if I marry someone of the same race, or a different one, so long as we strive to keep each other on the right path.
It is your duty to ask around, or ask your elders to find out about this person’s habits and qualities. There may be a sister who abides by the deen, exhibits good behavior, has a good education, and is beautiful too…except she does not come from the same cultural background as you. I believe you should go about the matter as you would with a potential spouse who is of the same ethnicity. Allah will judge us for what is in our hearts, not our outward appearance.