Speed dating who goes
Yes, there are many couples in successful and long-lasting relationships who met at a speed dating event.
In fact, the concept of speed dating is based on the idea that you can tell right away, practically within minutes, if you’re interested in someone romantically.
Norhayati say it is not just Muslims who are interested in their system and making inquires.
“I can tell people are looking for something new,” she said.
You’ll then sit and spend approximately five to seven minutes talking to different potential matches one-on-one.
And after each conversation, you’ll circle “yes” or “no” on the piece of paper, indicating if you’re interested in seeing this person again in the future or not.
Dressed in a headscarf and full-length robe, 24 year-old Nurnadille Edlena takes notes intently as the man before her introduces himself.
A client can shortlist up to three possible partners but can only negotiate marriage with one at a time, in accordance with Islamic rules.“I’m focusing on finding someone who can willingly accept me for who I am.” Malaysia is a largely moderate Muslim country, where Islam is the official religion and ethnic Malay Muslims make up two thirds of the 30 million people.Many young Malaysians meet as young people do in many places, including through the dating app Tinder and on Facebook, but dating is complicated for young Muslims in Malaysia, where public displays of affection and intimacy before marriage is strictly disapproved of.The founders have organized the event twice in Kuala Lumpur.The first time in May when about 80 people joined, and the second time last week with 60 hopefuls.