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Planned marriages in Egypt are a traditional concept, closely associated with the idea of protecting young women’s honor and reputation from the evils of dating. For those of you unfamiliar with the concept, a planned marriage, is when a single woman and a suitable suitor and paired by their families for an arranged introductory meeting, ..
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner with all its decorations, stuffed toys and hearts. For some Valentine ’s Day is just another annoying, covered in red day; while for others it’s the most special day of the year where you get to express your love and appreciation to the person you share your life ..
No doubt having an unromantic husband is such a turn off on Valentine’s Day, the day for sentimentality and love. The day that women normally fantasize about a perfect dinner, a perfect gift and a perfect night with the one she loves. Since the phenomenon of unromantic husbands is on the rise, women feel deprived ..
With all what’s going on Valentine’s day is definitely not the first thing on our minds. Add to the equation, the national lifestyle choice of Egyptians to leave everything to the last minute, and the result will be the familiar scene of crowded gift shops with insane last minute prices. If you want to make use ..
Relationships … The baffling eternal mystery. Philosophers and other social workers try to get the key of its success; trying to determine the reason why some relationships fail while others make it, despite their similar beginnings. Reasons of course differ from one culture to the other; here in Egypt, for example, some guys have their ..
To be in love is a heavenly blessing, but to keep it ignited is hard work; work that only a woman understands it’s “know how”. They say that a woman’s heart already knows the infinite road to the eternal love flame, but sometimes the road is filled with ache and life’s hardship, making it extremely ..
This article is based on hundreds of wacky tweets about overly attached girlfriends. We were so inspired by all the funny tweets that we decided to make our own local version about all the overly attached Egyptian women. We went ahead and asked Egyptian men to tell tales about all the girls that were overly ..
When it comes to relationships everyone has something to say, and when it comes to Egyptians, you’ve hit the mother spaceship of all relationship old wives tales. In our culture we never run out of people telling us how to act to land THE guy. As a normal grown up who knows what he wants from ..
Almost nine years ago, two women published a very famous book on relationship rules, based on well kept and practiced secrets; women worldwide went crazy for it, the book was so famous that it reached every continent and every country, including Egypt and barely stayed on the shelves of local book stores. As any famous craze, many ..