1) Avoid those who work in the tourism industry or who have access to a lot of tourists. At minimal, try to meet men elsewhere other than at a tourism setting.
This question is asked by many Egyptians who are keeping relationships secret due to the fear of public backlash.
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I said I’d write about it eventually and here it is; forbidden love between a Middle Eastern girl with no English and a bloke from Australia learning Arabic, as well as the important lessons learned from the whole experience. At first there was nothing forbidden about it at all – we met, we did the right thing and approached her father for permission, he gave us the green light, preparations for the engagement ceremony were made – everything was perfect.
Converting to another religion can result in violence inflicted on the man by his family and also to his family by others within the community."Neither of us can convert and having a civil marriage abroad or in Egypt would not work either because we'd both lose our families and we won't be able to live in Egypt freely," she explained.
Usually kept out of the public eye, discrimination against Coptic Christians in Egypt happens on a regular basis.