My relationship was great except for the fact that he made it clear that we would never marry because his family wanted him to marry a nice Arab girl.
Out of the twenty, two had dated Arab men, three had friends who were linked romantically to an Arab and the rest had never been with one.Angelina, 26, dated an Arab for more than three years.Kathy, 28, claimed she wasnt prejudiced but she wouldnt allow herself to get into a relationship with an Arab stating too many cultural differences. Carmen insisted that an Arab man will only use you for sex and then dump you because they think American girls are easy.Many other women claimed that they would definitely date an Arab man because it wasnt their ethnicity that they were worried about but them as individuals.When he said Lebanon, she hightailed out of there never to be seen for the rest of the night. After September 11 she broke up with him because she didnt feel right dating an Arab anymore. Were Sami and Amins story isolated incidents or were they common occurrences?
Then there is Amin, a young Yemeni born and raised in the U. I interview 20 random women and asked them what they thought of Arab men.In a foreign country, such married (or even divorced) women may have no independent means of support.They will soon discover that while they may leave, their child forever belongs to his or her father and to that father's family. is emerita professor of Psychology and Women’s Studies, the co-founder of the Association for Women in Psychology (1969), the National Women’s Health Network (1975) and the author of thousands of articles and of thirteen books, including "Women and Madness" (1972), "Woman’s Inhumanity to Woman" (2002) and "The New Anti-Semitism" (2003).-- This is true even if the father has nothing but contempt for or is highly ambivalent about Americans; is known to be a child abuser or is known to neglect his children. She nce lived in Kabul, Afghanistan and is currently updating her classic work "Mothers on Trial: The Battle for Children and Custody."She may be reached at her website They have steely eyes, the black hair, the severe chin, and the smooth skin.As long as the man was a good person the fact that they were Arab was irrelevant.