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Working was always fun and closing time was always a borderline dance party; I felt at home so quickly with the staff in Kuwait, and I can’t wait until I get to see everyone again and have another cha-party.They also took the time to teach me bits and pieces of their languages and tell me about their respective home countries, and now I’m just excited to travel and experience what they’ve all grown up in.However, on weekend nights at places like the % Roastery (where all of the young go to hang out at night, as alcohol is forbidden and there are no bars), young adults and teenagers get super decked out and show up in their Ferraris and BMW’s just to drink coffee, smoke, and sit around and look at each other.On those nights you’ll see skirts and low-cut shirts, but only then, really. I was told often not to walk or take taxis alone at night, and even during the day when I chose to walk around (which is difficult being that everyone prefers driving in Kuwait and it’s nearly unwalkable) I would get honked and hollered at.Part of that is because I look the part of a Western woman, who are sometimes known in the Middle East as being floozies.However, while I wouldn’t wear a short skirt in public, overall everyone was very kind to me despite what I looked like, and I never felt like I was endangered because I was a woman.I’ve learned that I love building bridges, and I love meeting new people.Connections between people and those we love are the most precious things we have, and they deserve to be made and taken care of.
In Kuwait, all of the baristas are Kenyan, South African, Filipino, or Indonesian (and one Indian), and the mixing of cultures makes for such a vibrant work atmosphere.
I get a number of emails from American women asking advice about their Arab men. Some of the men are Arab but born and raised in America. And don’t ask to look through the one you DO know about… You’ll need to tell him where you’re going, with whom, and approximately how long you expect to be gone. 1-9 above still apply and perhaps seem even more frequent. You’re more than likely going to meet male cousins and maybe a brother or two.
Some of the women who write are working in Kuwait and dating a Kuwaiti. And during this time you’re expected to call him (though he’s not going to answer) and send endless text messages. Don’t ask me how, but Arab men are masters at turning things around. it’s ‘disrespectful’ and you’ll be accused of behaving like a man. If he’s not comfortable with your answers he’ll simply drive you himself.
But since that’s not reality I’ve decided to compile a list in hopes of answering some questions. Spends every night away from his home, doesn’t answer his phone, and finally calls at 6am claiming he was at dewaniya all night. Get used to it, you’re always going to be less important than dewaniya. Having intimate relations with you then either disappearing for a few days… Being intimate with a man before marriage is almost unheard of. He believes you should only look good for him, at home, behind closed doors.
So what are some of the biggest cultural differences you should expect to encounter? So a woman who doesn’t abide by this rule is often seen a a woman who has no respect for herself by an Arab man’s standards.