Yet, in Dating, you see young men and women who are absolutely not mahram for one another in any way whatsoever, going way beyond this prohibition.
Not only are they talking to each other in a soft and flirtatious way, but they are right out expressing their ‘love’ (in reality, lust) for each other.“And come not near to unlawful sex. anything that transgresses its limits: a great sin, and an evil way that leads one to hell unless Allaah Forgives him)” (al-Isra’ :32)“And of His signs is that He created for you wives from among yourselves, that you might reside with them, and has put love and mercy between you.
Several mobile apps have arrived in the marketplace recently to help Muslims find their potential partners.
“Who a young [Muslim] meets is determined by the breath of their network.In a nutshell, Shaikh says, he felt like they were having fun and he wasn't. Ghazala Irshad, who also grew up in a Muslim family in Illinois, says she knows young Muslims who growing up, were told to "lower [their] gaze" when they came across the opposite sex. We don’t know how to talk to the opposite sex, how do we go about this?"[But] by the time it comes to the age of trying to get married, then our parents are like, well, why aren’t you getting married, we want grandchildren ... We’re not allowed to date, we’ve been separated, we haven’t developed friendships," she says.“Muslims who are very observant of their faith would have difficulty meeting people because they are strict ideas and limitations with how you interact with the opposite sex.“Using the internet has absolutely open doors that would have been completely closed to us before.It should not be taken lightly, nor left to chance or hormones.