[An evangelical book told me to stay pure until marriage.I still have a stain on my heart.] But a matchmaking system based on fathers seeking daughters’ husbands that developed in the Muslim world doesn’t work as well for women who are in their 20s or 30s and usually have university degrees and successful careers before they start looking for a husband.
“Being an American Muslim, being, I would say, an independent, I would think liberal, Muslim woman — that wasn’t really a method that worked for me,” Baig said. Beyond Chai and other Muslim dating services are seeing a surge of interest right now, as they cater to a generation hovering in between two norms — not interested in the customs their immigrant parents followed in the Muslim world, but also uninterested in finding a non-Muslim partner on a general-interest dating app.
Instead, she signed up for Beyond Chai, a Muslim matchmaking service run by a team of Internet-savvy young Muslim adults based in the D. Some young Muslims, who might have once considered marrying outside their faith, have become increasingly interested in finding a partner who shares their religion due to the political focus on Muslims in America in the past two years, the people behind these dating services say. I need someone else who’s also proud to be part of my group.'” [What happens when tragedy strikes Muslims during Ramadan] Beyond Chai, founded two years ago, saw a surge of interest after the inauguration of President Trump, who said “I think Islam hates us” and proposed banning Muslims from the country while on the campaign trail, then ordered a ban on travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries just days after becoming president.
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