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He’s the decision maker in my life and decides everything for me. I will not allow my family to choose my future life partner, the person who will sleep next to me every night.It’s enough for them to determine my fate, my clothes, my studies; they have controlled years of my teen life without anything nice to remember. Fw-300 #ya-qn-sort h2 /* Breadcrumb */ #ya-question-breadcrumb #ya-question-breadcrumb i #ya-question-breadcrumb a #bc .ya-q-full-text, .ya-q-text #ya-question-detail h1 html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] .ya-q-full-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] .ya-q-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] .ya-q-full-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] .ya-q-text html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] #ya-question-detail h1, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] #ya-question-detail h1 /* Trending Now */ /* Center Rail */ #ya-center-rail .profile-banner-default .ya-ba-title #Stencil . Bgc-lgr .tupwrap .comment-text /* Right Rail */ #Stencil . Fw-300 .qstn-title #ya-trending-questions-show-more, #ya-related-questions-show-more #ya-trending-questions-more, #ya-related-questions-more /* DMROS */ .When I got to the library, I was surprised to see my big brother screaming at me to go home, so I did. I knew before then that women were treated differently in Saudi Arabia, but not like this.” — “I remember when I was in my last year of high school my friends used to go to coffee shops and the beach with each other, but for me, I couldn’t do that because my dad is afraid.
I also recently started studying again — I had stopped going to school for two years after high school because of my marriage.” — “I’m very lucky compared to other women in Saudi Arabia: my family is open-minded compared to more traditional Saudi families. Because I told him if he beats me or abuses me in any way I will call the police.
A lot of women especially women who live in Western countries find a lot of Arab men attractive because of their dark, dramatic look.
Most of the time, Arab men find Western women attractive too in their own ways but is having a relationship with an Arab man possible?
But while we often hear about the Kingdom’s strict regulations — and the consequences for breaking them — we rarely hear from the women themselves.
We spoke with more than a dozen Saudi women in their early 20s: They told us about their romantic lives and their complicated feelings about the guardianship system, what they love about their country and what they wish would change.
The incident (and the reaction it provoked) was a reminder of the intense restrictions that govern women’s lives there.