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 […]

What Arab Parents Can Learn from ’13 Reasons Why’

What Arab Parents Can Learn from ’13 Reasons Why’

by Marwa Saadawi — Licensed Child Therapist

  As our society in the Arab world slowly and quietly begins to whisper about mental health illness, the latest Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why, is a viscerally real, enlightening and at times uncomfortable perspective of what adolescents are struggling with today.     The show touches on a number of taboo issues that teenagers […]

Tweets About Arab Guys That Are So True It Will Actually Hurt

Tweets About Arab Guys That Are So True It Will Actually Hurt

If there’s anything us Arabs love to do, it’s make jokes and be funny. We love to make jokes and be funny about everything. Literally everything. To honor our love for making jokes and being funny, I’ve decided to compile a list of tweets about Arab guys that are not just really funny, but also […]

What JLo and Drake’s New Relationship Just Taught Every Arab Guy About Life

What JLo and Drake’s New Relationship Just Taught Every Arab Guy About Life

  I genuinely believe that Jennifer Lopez is the most stunning woman to ever grace planet Earth. I couldn’t care less what she looked or dressed like as an aspiring new artist, all I care about is that she is over 40 and looks hotter than Kylie and Kendall Jenner combined.   I also believe […]

7 Ways to Spend a Romantic Honeymoon in Dubai

7 Ways to Spend a Romantic Honeymoon in Dubai

  A honeymoon in Dubai is a wonderful way to start your marriage with your lifetime partner. Considered one of the world’s most exhilarating, luxurious and remarkable destinations, perfect for honeymooners looking to unwind, indulge, and enjoy newly-wedded bliss.   Whether you are enjoying a day at the Instagrammable beaches, going on a desert safari, […]

Here’s What Happens When You Cheat on Your Husband or Wife

Here’s What Happens When You Cheat on Your Husband or Wife

By Aya Ragheb

  What happens when you cheat on your husband? On your wife? In an interview with Maher El Daba’,  a Psychology professor in the American University of Cairo (AUC), a PHD-holder in Psychology from the University of the Pacific, California, and a marriage counselor, El Daba’ explains the reasons behind cheating, what happens when the partner […]

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