His English is perfect, he’s been to America and fully understands our mentality, culture, and politics.But he also embraces the more positive things about the bedoin culture, such as how women should be treated.
Family members were actively seeking out prospective wives to include cousins. They have very close family ties and rarely marry outside of their tribe. And someone he could see himself investing a lifetime in. Certainly I’m not someone his mother would have chosen for him, but she’s never made me feel that way. Perhaps they were just relieved he was finally getting married?
But out of respect for one another we ensure the other is always comfortable.
If he knew something bothered me or caused me pain, he wouldn’t do it, that simple.
Every situation is unique and some are better than others.
I’ve heard horror stories of cheating, abuse, and outright disrespect.