Sure there are cultural differences but that exists anywhere.
As a currently engaged Hispanic-American woman engaged to a Muslim-Arab Moroccan man both in our 20’s, I figured I should at least share some light our experiences dating and make these “taboos” stop sounding so scary.
To begin, I want to say the thing some people will hate to admit: Moroccans date.
Before I forget I should also point out that it’s not just for religious reasons that dating is taboo but it is actually illegal to have premarital sex in Morocco.
Prostitution is also illegal and while the two things are mutually exclusive topics they both occur in Morocco.
Use the same measuring stick and sense of judgement and it will really help answer your questions!
Sign up to get more information to plan your trip to Marrakech and pick up your FREE copy of the Girlfriend's Guide to Marrakech jam-packed with female-friendly advice and information about Marrakech.A lot of establishments will ask you for your marriage certificate and if you’re not married you can (and likely will) be denied to stay there.Some places are relaxed and won’t bother you about it, but those places can be hard to find.This might feel like a lot of balancing and juggling of religious values, cultural perspectives, individuals’ opinions and societal customs- – but on the day to day, we’re all just living average lives and trying to find happiness with someone.While dating in Morocco is far from “smooth sailing” or “perfect”, is dating really easy anywhere? This post is not the all-encompassing guide on dating in Morocco, but I hope it will shed light on some stereotypes and give you a different perspective on a topic that is usually hush-hush.In Morocco, if you are unmarried you are viewed as a “girl” not a “woman.” Now let me break that down, it might sound strange since in the West we are raised to understand a girl becomes a woman through physical, emotional, and psychological changes from puberty and aging.