They may not say it, but they want to live in a Patriarchal, Pre-feminist culture with clear cut rules, structure and regulation. The true Muslim woman is always keen to win her husband's love and to please him. I personally am not in favour of looking for reasons behind somebody's lifestyle choices. Please read up on the biography of Mohammed. I understand why it pisses people off to see others 'throwing themselves into the lion's den' that they were born into and had to crawl out of, but like you said, there's a lot more to it. Less rights means less responsibilities.
I think it will be hard to identify what more means. Maybe Christian or non religious. Elkoubaiti Naoual sought to find out why American women were converting to Islam, especially after September 11. The model is in love but she does not the least realize that she was lucky to be born in a western society, the society which contributed with all its flaws so much to mankind. K, in 2011, some 75% of the converts were women, and most of them were white.
Id say about 70% genuinely go in to islam with sisterhood they experience. Ironically, I found the good face of Islam in west! I have a new partner too, who is a Muslim, but we're not settling down just yet. He told me that that wasn't 'what mattered'. Let me answer one thing when you are trying to save the globe in all aspect and there are some people who are creating obstacle in your way. It was such a foreign thing for me to do. Since using some brain in reading those sources, one can see that she was between 19 and 24.
It might be confusing as hell, it has its flaws and leave some women stranded, but noones shaming, raping, whoring or murdering them for being without a husband, non-believers are accepted and embraced, and it can accomodate different views, has a better quality of life etc. The Bible can be vague about the roles of men and women and I wanted certainty. But once I embraced the feeling instead of shunning it, life became that much better. But when I met my boyfriend, I read about it, and it was a totally different picture. You said you have studied islam and you were inspired then after reading about jihad you again. Elle se pencha la correspondance avec, pourrisseurs qui croient, lui chacun des de petite sphère notre nature et et à présent dans premier rang dont.
I did go through a hard time with a lot of friends telling me it was just a phase. It is a mix of various reasons, but I think the key reason is that in our modern western society women aren't allowed to focus on being women anymore. This is what non-islamic culture gives you. It is not backwards, and every law is rational not repressive. You can also subscribe to the More or Less podcast. The rest get married do it for the culture and slowly convert as they have to raise their kids as muslim.
There are mass murderers that don't believe in anything. In other words, men are the ones who stand up for things. Cherry Pick Your Content: Category:. My dad doesn't like it, though, and I don't wear the hijab when I'm with him. They know she is likely not a virgin. Christianity in most of the Western world except for some more traditional pockets of America has drank the Feminist cool-aid. I won't include Asians because many of them are Pakistani, Bangladeshi, etc.
If only more western women took a moment to step back and think before forsaking their own culture. Ameen Peace Zainab on November 26, 2014 at 5:23 am Assalamu alaikum, congratulations Sister Carley for the new life full of respect and chastity. Lydia pictured with her husband and son after the Colour Run. For me, it also provides me a way of interrupting the male gaze and rejecting our sexualisation of women. I believe, the reason why a western woman would convert to islam, is simply because that some woman need the rigidity, and comfort that Islam provides. As mentioned above, men are the maintainers because God gave them more strength than the women. I get the song from the documentary The Arrivals stuck in my head sometimes and feel this deep dread.
We the entire Muslim community welcome you in this beautiful religion where the women are purily respected and where the heaven is beneath the feet of a mother a woman. You also now have more single mother households, and that is probably one of the most stressful jobs in the world. In the end, women in the West who revert, who are Muslim following the Qur'an, do so out of their own free will and choice. We the entire Muslim community welcome you in this beautiful religion where the women are purily respected and where the heaven is beneath the feet of a mother a woman. I only wish that now on you receive the love that you deserve and overpower that fear. Sorry if my english language is not fluently enough to make you understand.
I can't help but feel like it isn't normal for a woman who grew up in a secular, free society to willingly put on a Niqab and become property of the husband and subject to ridiculous Islamic traditions and laws. Make a post and flair it as Meetup. Even go ahead and read the Quran supposedly unaltered word of god which employs the law of abrogation to deal with contradictions in the verses i. I love going to raves and staying up dancing all night in little tutus and bra tops. More On :- Complete List :: United Kingdom Reverts 1. Thank you, it just felt like a relief to write it down. Source:Supplied The biggest misconception people have about Muslim women is that we are oppressed.
However problems start to happen later on when the charm offensive is over and women realize there is more to this than Afghan meat pies and fancy colorful hijabs. Our journalism has been exclusively grassroots focussed and our sole purpose is to defend Islam and Muslims in the media. Learning the realities of Islam I felt free because I finally felt the drive to leave, I understood that a woman who has sex outside of wedlock isn't a whore, but simply a woman, I realized that gays were not an abomination, but just people who had a different preference sexually, I realized I never wanted to hate people who sinned but I was pressured and made to hate them. At first I got some stares and nasty comments but in the past six months I've grown in confidence. And give hidayat knowledge to men of understanding.