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There are some good reasons why this woman might want to walk away, though, that aren’t based on less-warranted stereotypes, reasons that have to do with the realities of the ways in which sexism, misogyny, sex-negativity, patriarchy, and purity culture manifest themselves Muslim-dominated cultures.
In short, mid-life crises come early and hit harder for non-practicing Muslim men.
I encourage her daily to practice her faith in the way that she has been taught.
I wish to marry her but fear the consequences on her soul.
I have seen this play out so many times in my own family and community that it no longer surprises me.
According to all four schools of Sunni law and Shia law, interfaith marriages are condoned only between a Muslim male and a non-Muslim female from the People of the Book (that is, Christians and Jews) and not vice versa.
Heina Dadabhoy spent their childhood as a practicing Muslim who never in their right mind would have believed that they would grow up to be an atheist feminist secular humanist.I can only answer your question on the basis of what I have understood of the Islamic tradition while doing my best to consider the circumstances of your relationship.Traditionally, Islamic law makes allowances for interfaith marriages only in the case of a Muslim man marrying a Christian or Jewish woman.Today, this is especially true if he comes from a hard line region in an Islamic country or a hard line Muslim family.Therefore, Christian women must be careful about marrying Muslim men.