Like other online dating services, the Muslim Web sites ask their members to post photos, biographical profiles and descriptions of what they are looking for in a spouse. But instead of moving quickly to the dating stage, the user of a Muslim site typically spends weeks or months exchanging comments online with a potential mate before deciding whether to seek a meeting.Check out www.zawaj.com and www.naseeb.com. I particularly liked this post from a woman searching for a match -- for her brother!
The next step is for the couple to meet in the presence of family members, friends or the leader of a mosque. If that goes well, they will set up other chaperoned meetings that could lead to an engagement. They are not allowed to be alone together until after they are engaged.
Sunday, July 18, 2004
Jews aren't the only ones with religion-specific dating sites: Muslims have them too, although there are some crucial differences:
Posted by Miriam at 12:44 PM