Dating a man from saudi arabia
The lives of women in Saudi Arabia have always been the subject of much fascination and outrage in the West.
Simple things like riding a bike are frowned upon for women.
Without the Internet, I would’ve committed suicide.” — “I remember first realizing that men and women in Saudi Arabia couldn’t do the same things when I was in high school and my brother was allowed to go off to the states to study and live alone. My university offers a lot of trips to exciting countries, but the excuse my parents always give is: who are you going to go with?
That really sucks.” — “A lot of women talk about not being able to do the same things men can here, but I feel it’s the other way around: men my age can’t do what I do.
Sometimes we go to our guy friends’ houses since we can’t invite guys over (otherwise our parents will destroy us), or a place like a private compound where non-Saudi people live, but we can enter as visitors.” — “I always wake up focused on fulfilling the requests of my son and husband.
I take care of the cleanliness of the home and my family.
They can’t have the carefree, stress-free life that I enjoy because they’re too busy having careers and feeding their families.” — “Once when I was 16, I had papers I needed to print but all my brothers refused to go to the library with me, so I had to go out and print them myself.