Sex and intimacy between Muslim couples is often a topic that is saved for the marital covers — with lots of nervous giggles often coming from all parties including my middle-aged premarital counselor. Couples may find this difficult and embarrassing to talk about, even if they find it necessary. Much of this comes from the expectation that our spouses should be virgins, with zero experiences of sex or even affection like holding hands or hugging members of the opposite sex also known as halal dating. The reality is that many young Muslims are having all sorts of sexual experiences. Even the definition of that is highly subjective.
Sex Before Marriage: 5 Reasons Every Couple Should Do It
Advice for your wedding night (from years ago)
Hey, I'm all for people putting off sex until they're adults and can handle the ramifications. Because even with safe sex, sex comes with responsibilities. It does tend to emotionally bond you to someone, and that can mean getting emotionally attached to the wrong person. Once sex enters the equation, a relationship is never the same. It led to an incredibly short starter marriage. Once she realized that she and her new husband had absolutely zero sexual chemistry, she counted down the days until she could get a divorce, which happened six months into their marriage.
E-mail: ri. Abstract Background: High prevalence of sexual dysfunction results from inadequate knowledge or inappropriate attitude toward the natural phenomenon of sexual desire. This study aimed to define sexual knowledge and attitude among girls who were getting married and referred to Yas pre-marriage counseling center. Materials and Methods: This research was a descriptive analytical study. The information of girls, who were about to get married, were collected through convenient sampling using a researcher-made questionnaire.
X Refrain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks, name calling or inciting hatred against any community. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by marking them offensive. Let's work together to keep the conversation civil.