Dating customs in algeria

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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 family involvement.

With men, avoid the following topics: Generally, Algerians like to keep their private lives to themselves and do not like to be asked about their family, and particularly their wives.

It is the man’s responsibility to keep his family safe and protected and when asked, men may reply with a rather superficial response such as "Yes, I have two children and they attend such and such a school...", but they will never talk about their wives.

Within Algerian Arabic itself, there are significant local variations; Jijel Arabic, in particular, is noteworthy for its pronunciation of qaf as kaf and its profusion of Berber loanwords, and certain ports' dialects show influence from Andalusi Arabic brought by refugees from al-Andalus.

Algerian Arabic is part of the Maghreb Arabic dialect continuum, and fades into Moroccan Arabic and Tunisian Arabic along the respective borders.

When first meeting, the following are good subjects to help direct your conversation and make a good impression: You can ask questions about her marital status, and if she is married, ask questions about her husband, children and or other family members including their education, work, ages, and interests. Mutual trust can be built up during casual conversation.

Subjects to be avoided depend on the people you are meeting and their gender.

Parents have a more realistic view and can give their children practical guidance in selecting the appropriate marriage mate.First of all, Muslim youth develop very close friendships with their same-sex peers.This "sisterhood" or "brotherhood" that develops when they are young continues throughout their lives, and serves as a network to become familiar with other families.Even if Arabic is the official language in Algeria, French is most commonly used in the workplace.As a result of 132 years of colonization, Algerians speak and understand French.I joined an online dating website and within 20 minutes was texting a few guys, one of them was “Jean, the Frenchman who teaches French children that live in the US”. He’s so sweet, kind, affectionate, doting, all of this in only 3 weeks. I poked around the internet to discover that yes, he lied to me. I told him I like him for how he treats me not because he’s a French schoolteacher.

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