In his culture men have an obligation to truly take care of their wives.

I’m just enjoying life so much at the moment that I don’t get here as often as I used to.

I hope everyone out there is well and you all have a very safe and happy New Year!

Family members were actively seeking out prospective wives to include cousins. They have very close family ties and rarely marry outside of their tribe. And someone he could see himself investing a lifetime in. Certainly I’m not someone his mother would have chosen for him, but she’s never made me feel that way. Perhaps they were just relieved he was finally getting married?

My husband made clear he wasn’t interested in an arranged marriage, but instead wanted to marry someone he chose. 🙂 Either way, this spoiled, only child now has a huge family who I love and cherish.

Men are actually responsible for a woman — very different than being superior.

Not only are they responsible for us financially, but also our emotional well-being.

It does help that the recent developments in my live have been especially fun and fulfilling.

Even if the updates are few and far between, the archives are here for others to enjoy.

He’s actually more Westernized than many ‘city’ Arabs I know.

His English is perfect, he’s been to America and fully understands our mentality, culture, and politics.

If he knew something bothered me or caused me pain, he wouldn’t do it, that simple.