Within Islam, this is a permissible practice, but it is a secret, short-term contract because the man has a family.
Thus, while the religion allows it, Loubna must hide the arrangement from her acquaintances to avoid harsh judgment and damage to her reputation.
Increasingly, young Muslim couples are engaging in “halal dating,” which is basically socializing with each other in the company of friends and/or family.
This includes going out to dinner, watching a movie, playing some sport or other leisure activity, etc.
For many Western audiences and non-Muslims, may be their first introduction to the concept of a temporary marriage.
At Sundance 2016, Screen Prism spoke to Darine Hamze, who plays Loubna, a divorcée who enters into a short-term marriage contract.
The logic follows that the longer you speak with someone, the better you will know them.
Each central storyline explores a lesser-known aspect of what is permitted within the romantic lives of Muslim couples.
One of the biggest mistakes that many young Muslims make is rushing into marriage without properly and thoroughly getting to know someone.
A common myth is that the duration of a courtship is an accurate enough measure of how compatible two people are.
Indeed, it is ever an immorality and is evil as a way’ ().
However, I couldn’t find any specific verses about dating and finding a life partner.