ith the help of Susie Khalil, an American blogger living in Jeddah, we conducted a Facebook survey of current Saudi Arabia residents to get their views on dating and the apps that enable it.
Most described a culture seemingly incompatible with a service such as Whos Here.
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» more Mark & Lydia: «We just wanted to pass on that this site has helped us get our lives back on the right track!
» more John & Christie: «It still gets better every day! We have never imagined dating online could be this great and lead to a long-lasting relationship.
But now I have someone care about me and look out for my well being as much as I do for her — this is much more than we both hoped for!
First of all, dating in Saudi Arabia is nothing like in the west. This is how they are raised to think, and this is what you must respect.
It doesn’t necessitate you having to marry the girl or guy you’re dating, but just be aware that it will always turn up during conversations.
A second thing I need to point out is tribal thinking.
If you’re a western guy, the Saudi girl will likely bombard your phone with pictures of babies.
If you’re a western girl, the Saudi guy will constantly message and never want any other man to message you, not even your father.
Yes, it is a little odd being arrested for just walking next to someone of the opposite sex.
But there is a hidden subculture that easily allows you to date and enjoy your time with a special someone in the kingdom.
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