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When it comes to intercultural marriages and relationships, the equation rarely involves a union between two individuals, more often than not, it represents the merger of two different cultures. When two cultures come together, there may be ificant challenges a couple must face, from contrasting behavioral patterns, values and beliefs, lifestyle, and communication issues.
According to a study by Dr. Izat Ashmawi, head of the research department on human trafficking in the Ministry of Family and Population in Cairo, a of young Egyptian men marry foreign women in order to escape poverty by emigration or due to a lack of marital demands. In the event of divorce, some of these women are often neglected and not granted their full rights, which stresses the need for these marriages to be better regulated.10 Things NOT to Do in Egypt
Egyptian Streets speaks to five foreign women and delves into their stories, their successes, and struggles in navigating romantic involvement with Egyptian men. Once she fully matured, she began to experience sexual harassment and groping without consent. I once had a random guy call me at 11 PM, saying that he and 4 or 5 of his friends were hanging out and asked if I could come over to his house.
When I declined, he told me that if I was going to be stingy, he could pay me, as if I was a prostitute! I found out that my current boyfriend had given him my. While her interactions were mostly positive, she still faced common misjudgments and stereotypes about her way of life, causing her to hold a lot of doubt, even though she is happily married. But I also see foreign women who come here and scam Egyptians too, so it seems to be on every level.
He never helped with finances and I was already pregnant. He used me as a bank. I married him against the advice of all my Egyptian colleagues, they knew he came from nothing and knew [how it would end] but I was in love. Like many foreign women before her, the romance ended in marriage and eventually betrayal.
Yet it soon became clear to her that life within the bonds of marriage would be completely different.
It kills my natural confidence because I feel like I am fragile now, and it is odd for me to have to tell my husband when I left home, where I am going and when I get there. Cultural differences can manifest themselves in many ways. I am lucky mine is more open. He allows me to work and keep my money or share in the expenses. It is my choice.
He is also OK with me having friends that are guys, as long as it does not cross [certain] boundaries. Just like many Egyptian women, foreign women can also face the horrors of exploitation, abuse, and neglect, and remain to be overlooked by the rest of society. It is….
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