Egyptian dating standards

Recall many a night out drinking, wherein the guy has essentially drank/drugged himself into a stupor while the girl has had approximately two sips, but still he still has to take the wheel.

He could be obliterated past the point of seeing two feet in front of him, may or may not have puked on himself at some point in the night, but When it comes to matrimony in our fair country, we tend to firmly believe in the notion that at a wedding, as in a war, there can be no man (or woman) left behind.

Because the majority of people in Egypt are Muslim, Egyptian government offices and business observe Friday as the day of rest.

Many government offices are open Sunday through Thursday, and most universities and some private schools also hold classes Sunday through Thursday, and are closed Friday and Saturday.

Men and women usually live at home with their parents until they get married.

Although I hate to generalize, there are some negative personality traits that I have observed too often from a lot of Egyptian men which can be red flags.

“He swept me off my feet with his sweet words, compliments, attentive gestures, romance, and warmth; he was a god compared to European men, who are often distant, reserved, and not very emotional. Bit by bit, I began opening up too and, against my better judgment, I gave up all my defenses.

In three months, he asked me to marry him, and in my culture this is a very serious step.

1) Avoid those who work in the tourism industry or who have access to a lot of tourists. At minimal, try to meet men elsewhere other than at a tourism setting.

2) Observe carefully his active listening skills towards you and others.

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