Muslim men dating outside their religion
Women on the other hand, are required to provide proof that their previously non-Muslim spouse converted; otherwise the marriage is not valid.
Through heartbreaks and disappointments, I finally came to realize that in the end, all we really should be looking for is how good of a human your significant other is. I was shunned by my family, I was alone for a very long time. At first, I never wanted to because I knew I couldn’t get married to a non-Muslim.Some of the men who fell in love with Muslim women agreed to go through what they call a "conversion of convenience". In order to have his marriage recognized in Tunisia, he complied with the local procedure: making an application and then being summoned - with a few other French men like himself - to appear before the Grand Mufti of the Al-Zaytuna Mosque in Tunis. "I treated it as a mere administrative procedure, but it really wasn't very pleasant." For him and others, the statement made on Saturday by Mohamed Bajrafil, the Imam of Ivry-sur-Seine, lifted a weight from their hearts.