Today, this is especially true if he comes from a hard line region in an Islamic country or a hard line Muslim family.
Therefore, Christian women must be careful about marrying Muslim men.
So you should marry the pious woman otherwise you will be losers (your hands will be covered in dust)." Narrated by Abu Huraira, in Sahih Al-Bukhari (Book , Marriage) It is acceptable and encouraged in Islamic culture to marry somebody with the same socio-economic background.
Although it is common to hear that in South Asian/African countries men pressurise prospective wives and their families for high dowries etc, it is very unlikely a Muslim man will marry purely because his future wife is filthy rich.Wealth is a great turn-on; it's power, opportunity, intimidating for some (for example if a wife earns more), but real wealth is not tangible.When I came there we had a really good time, he tried his best, met me in airport, went early from work every day to spend more time with me, took me to restaurants and beautiful places.But he couldn't stop talking how much he liked me, how I was the best girl he ever met, how we were made for each other, how he wants to give us a try, he told me how he wanted me to come to live with him for few months and blah blah blah.So I met this guy online, he was living in a city I was going to visit, we talked for a month on a daily basis and he seemed very nice and very dedicated to me. He looked european and came there from France, so maybe that's why I didn't get him us arab guy at first (berber in his case).
I didn't really care much because I just wanted someone to hang out with.
All subheadings are to be taken as general guidelines.
"A woman is married for four reasons, i.e., her wealth, her family status, her beauty and her piety.
I find myself in a hard situation with a Muslim man I love.
I write because I don’t have resources within the Muslim community and would love that perspective.
As the interview began, the host asked the Muslim guest whether he was married. The radio host pressed home the point, saying that the guests first statement was a little misleading, wasnt it? Then, if I recall correctly, the radio host sensed his guests unease and changed the subject. Beyond any doubt, Islam is patriarchal, so a Muslim man must have final control in the relationship.