We Asked 15 ‘Other Women’ How They Felt, and Here Is What They Said

We Asked 15 ‘Other Women’ How They Felt, and Here Is What They Said

When someone says ‘Other Woman’ people often have a stereotypical image in mind; an obscene seductress that has no respect for herself nor for other. The truth is, however, not so simple.   While we wish that evil and good people were as easy to tell apart as the colors black and white, this is […]

Dear Arab Parents, Stop Making Your Daughters Wish They Were Married

Dear Arab Parents, Stop Making Your Daughters Wish They Were Married

I was recently exposed to a situation, where I found myself having to explain to a several number of older-aged acquaintances that telling their daughters “wait till you are married, and then do X” is a faulty logic. I am not a parent myself, and some may think that this already makes me unqualified when it […]

Here’s Why You Need to Stop Sobbing About Being Single

Here’s Why You Need to Stop Sobbing About Being Single

By Karima Elnesr

It was 2 AM when one of my girlfriends called me sobbing like a child on Eid morning with no Eideya. My friend only spoke one sentence before disappearing into a black hole of endless tears. Her words were “I’m going to be single forever!”   I blame the movies, the pop songs, the Nicholas […]

You Won’t Believe These Absolutely Crazy Egyptian Tinder Stories

You Won’t Believe These Absolutely Crazy Egyptian Tinder Stories

Everything in our lives has been touched and effected by the hands of the Internet. Indeed, even dating, relationships, and love have been transformed by the virtual world. Tinder – infamously known from its ‘swipe right’ approach to dating – has consequently become the gateway to both, finding love and finding casual hook-ups.     […]

Bill Gates’ Daughter Is Dating an Egyptian Guy, and They’re Basically #RelationshipGoals

Bill Gates’ Daughter Is Dating an Egyptian Guy, and They’re Basically #RelationshipGoals

Egyptian guys, get ready to be jealous! Nayel Nasser, a professional horse rider from Egypt, is dating Jennifer Katharine Gates, the daughter of the millionaire, Bill Gates.   exploring ✨ A post shared by Jennifer Katharine Gates (@jenniferkgates) on Jun 27, 2017 at 2:20am PDT   The 26-year-old has been given the title “breakout star” […]

Reasons Why Falling for Hassan from ‘Halawet El-Donia’ Will Ruin Your Life

Reasons Why Falling for Hassan from ‘Halawet El-Donia’ Will Ruin Your Life

By: Farah Andil

Many of us ladies tend to fall for men with pretty faces and terrible attitudes. And somehow, along the process, we manage to convince ourselves that between his insults and excessive jealousy, lies his unconditional love – and what more can we possibly ask for?   We would put up with anything for the sake […]

Amina Khalil Just Proved That Love Alone is Never Enough

Amina Khalil Just Proved That Love Alone is Never Enough

This article began as a piece on the topic of how I had learned from my own experiences, and the experiences of those around me that love alone is not enough to maintain any kind of romantic relationships. I was very concerned about the angle I would need to take up, in my attempt to […]

No, a Woman Should Not Have to Compromise Herself to Get Married

No, a Woman Should Not Have to Compromise Herself to Get Married

I am going to leave aside all the Ramadan articles for now, and write this piece. This is an article that, to me, is long over due, and perhaps much more personal, than it is political.   I feel like there is this assumption that I – being in the eyes of the society a […]

3 Ways a Long-Distance Relationship Can Actually Be Good for You

3 Ways a Long-Distance Relationship Can Actually Be Good for You

Long-distance relationships is perhaps one of those topics that has been exhausted.   From articles giving people tips and tricks over how to handle long-distance relationships to guidebooks on how to handle your long-distance lover, and finally, to articles outlining all the ways in which long-distance relationships are awful and emotionally exhausting; everything has been […]

3 Things I Learned Not to Stand for in Any Relationship

3 Things I Learned Not to Stand for in Any Relationship

It has taken me time to accept the mere fact that the three things contained in this article have happened to me; to people around me, and will probably continue to happen.   Additionally, it has really taken me a while to be able to articulate them, without feeling that doing so would some how […]

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