They don’t accept their daughters to date; therefore, online dating becomes more popular and more applicable for the girls,” Najib explains. However, if you simply Google ‘online dating + Egypt’ or any other Arab country, you will find loads and loads of online dating sites, Facebook pages and groups and applications. There are also numerous reports on online dating scams, rapes, extortion and you name it.From personal experience, Mohamed believes online dating sets a big challenge, especially for girls. Parents in general have a very negative idea of people meeting online,” Mohamed explains.For Najib, dating itself, let alone online dating, continues to be a stigma. “We are surrounded by dangers from all sides, if not online dating, it is terrorism, drugs—parents need to realize they cannot protect their children 100 percent.
Source: Egypt Today February 14, 2018 13:07 UTC