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Old 09-18-2008, 10:56 PM
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Is it rare or common for Middle Eastern Women to date Black African/Black men?
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Old 09-19-2008, 03:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Rwarky View Post
Is it rare or common for Middle Eastern Women to date Black African/Black men?
I would say rare.

I know it seems like a lot of people aren't aware of it but the Middle East is actually made up of very different population groups with their own characteristics. Beyond culture it depends on family upbringing, and of course the free will of an individual.

You also need to understand, whether because of religion or it has existed before, more traditional families don't want their daughters to date any man before marriage.

There are blacks from East Africa living in the Middle East. The portion of East Africa they are from is called zanj.
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Old 03-05-2010, 04:19 AM
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The majority of middle easterners are Muslim. A Muslim woman CANNOT marry a non-Muslim man. The reverse is okay. That being said, there is a difference between dating and marrying. Many women will date outside their culture/religion when they are away from it. However, if they are very close to their family (pretty likely), then marriage might be out of the question unless you convert.
Even if you are a Muslim, it depends on "where" in the middle east you are talking about. Some countries here are still very tribal. In those countries, most families don't want you to marry outside the tribe, much less outside the nationality. In Saudi Arabia, any Saudi (man or woman), has to get permission from the government before marrying a non-Saudi.
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