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Arabs, on the other hand— arguably the most romantically-minded people on the planet—have a knack for putting their feelings in more heartfelt terms than in the likes of such songs as “Hit Me, Baby, One More Time” (Britney Spears’ claim to fame) and “I Want You Back” (N Sync).For example, Lebanese singer Asy el-Hellani sings which translates into “If they took my eyes, they would see you (in them).” But relationships don’t always start out that way..In terms of hiding things (close relative of ‘lying’), a girl might hide her previous involvement or even friendship with another man (some Arabs can be very suspicious of a mere friendship), any physical involvement with these same men, and illnesses in her family, either physical or emotional; This is because Arab families tend to steer clear of families with illnesses among their members, because they feel that it will have affected the person, and also because of heredity; this is the opposite of Americans, whose attitude when in love is more often than not “We’ll get through this together!
For my fellow first-generation Americans, get ready to hide a smirk, because your life story is likely hidden somewhere in this article.
For the uninitiated—that is, the person who’s never had a thing to do with the Arab way of doing things (namely dating)—I advise you to buckle up.
Writer and journalist SALLY BISHAI’S controversial and informative opinions on the news of the day. As well as updates on whatever documentaries she’s making at the moment. Not to mention the odd “What is WRONG with society, anyway?! September 11th changed lots of things for Arabs and Arab Americans, including the ways we’re perceived.
Americans (and, indeed, many westerners) have become very interested in the Middle East, and the things that happen over there. That’s right, think of any American Top 40 tune and consider the lovey-dovey words, the “I can’t live without you!
” For the woman to feel this way is almost expected (rather unreadily, sometimes), but it’s something of a rarity for the man to feel this way.