In this particular sphere, Now, I’m not saying you need to head up your dating profile with a picture of you clutching the Quran with a tagline saying, “NO SEX PLEASE”, rather, I suggest you initially make it clear that you are looking to settle down.
If your decision is religiously focused, talk about your religion and how the traditional things have always been important to you.
Just because you aren’t ready for a sexual relationship, or indeed don’t believe in having one before you get married, it doesn’t mean that you don’t deserve companionship and should miss out on all that dating has to offer.
In The Modern Muslim Guide to Dating, we spoke briefly about being realistic and upfront about what you want and expect from the outset and how this can, in turn, create a healthy environment where you allow the other person to adjust their expectations when you first start dating.
Perhaps talk about how you would like to take the time to get to know someone and take things slowly.
This way, you stand more of a chance of attracting like-minded people who aren’t going to waste your time and vice versa.
Whether you don’t want to have sex until you know you are in love, just don’t believe in casual sex or want to wait until you get married; you have to do the grown up thing and talk about it.
Having slightly more conservative attitudes towards sex than the average person is no easy feat in the modern dating world, but it is possible to navigate your way through.
Sometimes the mashing together of different cultures can create by-products like this.I suppose that’s one of the perks of online dating, you can get a sense of what someone is looking for from their user profile and strike up a rapport based on mutual values and opinions.Now, although implying that you want to take things slow is a good initial indicator of your attitude towards sex and dating, it is not definitive enough.Add the fact that younger guys have more stamina, and you just may have a match made in orgasm heaven.“A younger man has more energy and is more willing to try things,” says Lindsay Slosberg, dating expert for the app Let’s Date.“In turn, doing new things increases dopamine in the brain, triggering a desire to spend more time together and assisting in lighting your sexual fire.”An even bigger bedroom bonus?