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Is dating a big sin in islam

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Islam does not allow for any physical dating before an actual marriage takes place. This is to prevent any physical temptation from happening before the wedding vows are taken. As seen in the fact that so many research conducted has revealed that the divorce rate in Muslim countries is drastically lower than in Western countries.

Because Islam as a religion calls for purity, cleanliness and chastity in all aspects of life. Therefore, the strict spouse choosing rules are established to help a couple think clearly about a lifelong partnership without being distracted by lust. Read How wrong is a Premarital Relationship and Why?

The choice of a marriage partner is one of the most important decisions a person will make in his or her lifetime. It should not be taken lightly, nor left to chance or hormones.

It should be taken as seriously as any other major decision in life - with prayer, careful investigation, and of course family involvement. Although in our society now, men and women date first to find out if they would make a suitable couple for a long-term relationship. Many temptations arise when this method is followed, and it is an incorrect basis for forming a long-term relationship.

Older Muslims continue to reject...

A relationship that is formed in this way can be formed merely on hormones and physical attraction. There is a lot more to a marriage than this. The beautiful religion of Islam is a complete way of life and teaches us about every step in it. Islam directed that a man and a woman should avoid being alone with one another. One of the main goals in avoiding relationships between members of the opposite sex is also to avoid fornication.

Islam forbids all sexual relationships outside marriage.

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