Muslim Dating Rules
There are some important rules to Muslim dating that you need to know. First, you will have to respect that Islam forbids sexual activity before marriage. Another important rule is that you must not spend any time alone on a first date.
Sex before marriage is forbidden
Sex before marriage is considered haram (unlawful) in Islam. The Quran states that premarital sex is not permitted in Islam. This is because it is a violation of God’s law. There are good reasons for this.
It is considered to be a great sin. One of the best ways to avoid this is to marry someone you love. However, this is not always possible.
Another reason for the prohibition is that sex before marriage can jeopardize one’s lineage. In a sharia-based theocracy, sex before marriage is considered a serious crime. For this reason, Muslim parents warn their children against this practice. They use sex education, advising their daughters to avoid sex in any form before marriage.
Premarital sex is also considered to be fornication, or adultery. Adultery is forbidden in all three major religions. Those who commit adultery must be punished with 100 lashes. If the victim refuses to confess, the perpetrator may be put to death.
However, the Quran does not provide a clear example of sex before marriage. Some ahadith indicate that sexual intercourse is makruh, but not haram. Other Quranic verses, however, state that those who commit fornication must be lashed.
Although sex before marriage is unwelcome in most religions, …