Some even ‘warned’ me before making the decision to get married.
This post is my little attempt at clearing up some of the misconceptions regarding the Arab/American marriages.
He’s never treated me as anything less than his equal other than when it involves finances.
In his culture men have an obligation to truly take care of their wives.
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Having a husband like this has taught me to want very little as it’s far more important to me that he lives a stress free life and never goes without anything. I don’t have to ask his ‘permission’ to do anything, nor does he ask mine.
My husband made clear he wasn’t interested in an arranged marriage, but instead wanted to marry someone he chose. 🙂 Either way, this spoiled, only child now has a huge family who I love and cherish.
They accept I need a fork to eat my meals and they’ve always accommodated me without making me feel awkward.
Unfortunately there are a lot of misconceptions about how bedoin men treat their wives, and until you’re married to one, I suggest you don’t assume.
My husband has never asked me to cover my head, my face, hands, or feet.