Truth is Kurdish men put their family (back in Kurdistan) and their friends before a girlfriend of a different race.I speak from personal experience having wasted the last 6 years for a man i thought loved me and would settle down with me one day but all i heard were excuses (usually related to his family and how they needed him).Prince Charming, but in agreeing to the marriage, you are saying "I do" to the King and Queen of your Prince.I am sorry, on this one I can't help you out more than this.Kurdish Prince, this has given me enough confidence to give you an insight of what to expect as a wife to a Kurdish man (please note that not all Kurdish men are the same. But that doesn't matter) and how do you go about meeting his family back home!! Kurd, sadly, most of the comments were not too positive with a few "Just don't do it" replies. Here are some tips from #Twitter Kurds - of course, with my extra commentating here and there: Tip Number 1 from @fawakii - "Be ready for intruding family members" This made me laugh, because yes, expect lots of intrusion.
If you are visiting Kurdistan with him for the first time, to be introduced to La Familia (or is it Le? However, skirts should not be above the knees, don't show too much cleavage, t-shirts are fine, these are all guidelines to start off with.
anywaaaayyy) then I do advice you to do the following (for your good, for his good, for the good of mankind--lame joke, sorry! Take out any piercings that you might have on your eyebrows, tongue, lips. Because I am assuming that you aren't planning to show your belly- That is a NO NO!! After a while you will be wise enough to make appropriate decisions as to what to wear where.
As soon as you arrive, make yourself some nice Jli Kurdi (Kurdish clothes, I have blogged about this a lot, so feel at home and browse the blog for more information) wear them in special celebrations or even fancy dinners where you can't make a decision of what is appreciate to wear.
I did everything in my power to show him that i loved him and he could see how he was hurting me and messing my mind up, but he obviously didn't care.
In the end i left him and it took me 6 years to finally do it.