The more pertinent question though is how a Muslim woman would even meet a man outside the faith.
If she isn’t married by 30, meeting Muslim men becomes very difficult.
In an interview for Huffington Post Live, Palestinian-Muslim comedian Zahra Noorbakhsh joked about her relationship with an atheist man, and how her parents came to accept it. Then, when those alarm bells started ringing as she got older, they just wanted her to get married.
Everyone is part of a family, a people group, and/or a community.
Decisions are made as groups, not individuals and pressure is put on by families.
While men have their own social and cultural problems to bear (I would never want the responsibility that comes with being a first-borne Muslim son! They aren’t going to be judged as harshly for dating outside the Muslim faith, or for dating at all.
This is why you see so many stories in forums about Muslim men dating Christian women.
If you are thinking of dating a Muslim, don’t underestimate the power of tradition and culture.
The Muslim man or woman in question might be very “liberal” and Westernized, but that doesn’t mean he or she isn’t going to feel the pull of a lifetime of tradition.
And, in Islam, if you get someone to convert, you are rewarded in this life and the next.
Muslim dating is a lot more relaxed for men than women.
Of course, modern living doesn’t exactly permit it to work out this way.