Finding love and dating in Saudi Arabia is not as difficult as many expats think.Yes, it is quite unnerving moving to one of the most conservative countries in the world.The internet has opened new doors for single women in highly traditional societies, allowing them to chat with strangers discreetly from their homes, away from the eyes of family members.Saudi Arabia currently has the world’s Nikia Johnson, who works for Whos Here, said in an email that Saudis use the app to make and meet new friends who are in their area or when traveling, as well as to chat and meet with people for dating purposes.Is this possible or is it a big no no even for westeners?I'll be living in a compound if that makes any difference.Her reputation and marriage prospects could be out the window.
“Earlier, even Facebook was taboo,” wrote a 20-year-old Jeddah resident.
He winks at her and throws the piece of paper on the floor, hoping the girl collects it when no one is watching.
A quicker approach is the “drive-by method,” where the man shouts a compliment out his car window and then throw his digits onto the street before he peels away.
Several of the men I surveyed reported that they had simply called random numbers, hoping to reach a woman.
When a woman shows some interest, the man begs her not to hang up until they agree to speak again.