All this while though there is still no secret balcony meeting or physical contact allowed which is why the Nikah (Islamic marriage) needs to be performed first.It's cultural customs that prolong or cut-short engagement periods. Part 1: Lastly, the couple get married by verbally accepting and signing a contract stating that they are a committed wife and husband in God's name and with His blessings.Just like the government only gets involved with married individuals (a man/woman can sleep around all they want without responsibility), God's relationship laws are only for those with the maturity and intellect to legally commit.For a detailed description of what points 1-3 are talking about read: What Muslim Women Look For In A Husband.Muslims believe in One God and therefore live by a moral code they believe is set organically by Him.
Sexual relationships, or any physical relationship between a man and woman for that matter, is not the initial experience because any physical act requires a spiritual attachment. Before you try to understand the hows and whys of Halal Dating, bring God into the equation. Unless you ask them what actually happens, they won't tell you. And since you are still reading, I'll explain as best I can.There are differences among the ethnic groups in cultural aspects such as dress, food, and religion, especially where pre-Islamic customs differ from Islamic practices.Their cultural origins also reveal influences from far afield, including China, India and Afghanistan.Remember the ultimate Muslim belief: there is One True God Who creates love and unites people.His laws on interaction and dignity are priority throughout. There is no engagement in Islamic law, as understood by popular culture.You don't wait 6 months to get married and there is no gigantic engagement party.But that's not to say you can't have an engagement party.Yet, things like physical connections outside of marriage, 'experimenting' or having a 'fling' don't exist in Islamic ethics.Things like self-preservation, discipline and protection, do.