21st century dating problems
Ultimately though, marriage is always on the cards. Of course, because of the large number of Muslims around the world, 1.8 billion at that (almost a quarter of the world’s population), it’s difficult to say these are the definitive practices of followers.
There are many other ways Muslims approach love and romance, if at all.
So we decided to create a virtual space where Muslims meet’.
The name comes from Tinder, an app known mostly for its hookup service.
Both let you personalise your marriage time frame, the kind of Muslim you’re looking for (as there are different tenets) and your level of Islamic practice i.e how religious you consider yourself to be.The founder of Minder, which has 250,000 users, tells uk that he was inspired to create the app having seen the difficulties of dating as a Muslim.Haroon Mokhtarzada says: ‘Fundamentally in the west we have a density problem where you simply don’t bump into enough Muslims on a daily basis.That means after a short courting period – that is, going on a few dates (some may be chaperoned if they want, it’s totally up to them) – they decide if they want to settle down.It’s not always the case, however, as some people want to get to know one another for a longer period of time.