Coptic girl dating
A man could be killed by a woman’s family if he has had an affair with the woman.
A woman could be killed by her relatives if she has — or is rumoured to have — lost her virginity outside marriage.
This young man was shunned, even though he is from the same community and culture, with good attributes and working towards a great future in medicine.
His family background from a “broken home,” however, was too much to accept by the other family.
The qualities and characteristics of the individual are measured and scrutinised to conclude whether the person in question is an adequate match.
As a Coptic Christian living in the United Kingdom, it is hard enough to find somebody from the same background and somebody who shares the same beliefs, let alone has the acceptable occupation, family and personal attributes.
Cairo - Anger is rising among Christians in Egypt after a former legal adviser to the Coptic Orthodox Church accused the church of forcing Christian girls to take virginity tests before getting married.
The pressure isn’t just in finding someone, it is in finding someone suitable.Also, if he is not working towards a good, stable and highly remunerative job, this will be a sticking point that many parents will not tolerate lightly.I recently became aware of the experience of one of my close friends from church who was dating another close friend from the church.It sometimes feels virtually impossible to meet someone who meets your expectations — and your family’s expectations, too.My family has made it clear there are certain expectations in finding a suitable match. One must decide with the mind as well as the heart and make a sound and logical choice as to the person with whom she should spend the rest of her life.