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memomemo replied to the thread here we go again english woman and egyptian man on the Egypt forum:
yazz1972 initially posted:
i have been searching the net and found hundreds of dissaster stories of british women and egyptian men. im going to start posting on this site as i am at the very beginning of a relationship if you can call it that with an egyptian and i want those interested to see how it pans out and would appreciate sensible comments. i am a muslim woman, born in the uk. i have 2 properties, 3 grown up children, 2 good jobs and a very good life. i have been single for 7 years and had given p hope on finding my soul mate about a year ago. im not stupid, im very down to earth and ive been round the block. im very independent as are my daughters and i am very wary of men from any background as i have had a few bad experiences in the past with men living in the uk. ive been on dating sites but have never felt any chemistry with anyone. i have been to egypt 4 times. twice with my daughters and twice on my own. i love the country, i feel at home there, and the locals think im egyptian and imediately speek arabic to me untill i tell them im english, then they dont believe me. lol. i went to sharm in october 2011, not wanting to meet anyone, i am well aware of the fraudsters in sharm, the good looking young men, charming, out to get my money ect. i wanted a rest. but then i met mahmoud who works at the pool. he told me off for not having my pool card. lol the next day i gave him my pool card and later we had a brief chat. he was very serious, like an old head on young shoulders. he is religouse and always went to pray. he asked if i wasnt doing anything later we could go for a coffee. i took his number but didnt call him, i went shopping instead. the next morning i had flowers on my balcony form mahmoud. he said he waited fr my call, i explained i wasnt looking for a man to go out with. we chatted at points throuout the day, although he wasnt allowed to talk to me too much. in the evening i had no plans so thought what the heck, he seems nice, we get along, hes not immature, so i txted him and we met and went out for a coffee by the sea. ok, here we go...WOW ive never felt chemistry like this before. we talked for hours. hes very religious as i am, we spoke about the differences between the life of a woman in egypt and in england. he has his views and i have mine but the discussion was good and he was wrong and knew it. he was to get married a month before and had set up his flat for his new wife. but the marraige didnt happen as he told me he didnt want to marry her, she was only 18 and wanted to go clubbing and he was not interested in such things.but his father wanted him to marry her. the relationship broke down and the marraige was off. she has since married someone else. for the rest of the time i was there, we spent days and evenings going out together. i never gave him any money, he never asked for money. only one time, i offered to take HIM out for dinner, as i wanted to go to an expensive restaraunt id seen. I ended up paying for half of it and he payed the rest. WE NEVER HAD SEX, and he never stayed the night with me. no sex before marraige ect. we grew more attracted to each other, and the chemistry got stonger. I cant belive it but on the last day i cried when i had to leave, i cried on the plane because i felt id found the man ive been looking for. we are in touch every day. he hasnt asked me for anything but to send him a photo of me by email. i am going back in february. mahmoud has asked me if he can take me to meet his family. i said yes as id like to see where he actualy comes from. sometimes i feel like a right idiod, stupid british woman, who thinks this man feels something for her. dont want to make any mistakes. everything i have is for my children and always will be, but i miss him sooo much and have never felt this for any man , not even my childrens father, that wasnt love. i would not leave my children and go to egypt, i have too much to lose. if he askes for anything or anything changes before i go in feb2012 il will post it on here. thankyou, and sorry for an epic email!!! will keep you posted. yazz
memomemo replied 13 hours ago with:
hello :) im new here and read all with interes .thank you for sharing your stories and advices ..i want to ask if someone can help me ..i have a very good friend from egypt and i want to help him to move abroad but i cant find good information how to do that and how much will cost ..if someone can give me info i will be very thankful :) thank you in advance :) wish you wonderful new week
noturns replied 17 hours ago with:
chelsealk92 I am Christian married to a Egyptian man who is Muslim. There seems to be many answers to each question depending on who is speaking. But to answer your question.your "fiance" is right sort of. You can not have a religious ceremony because you are of different faiths BUT be sure that your civil ceremony is legitimate. Signing a form in a solicitors office is a convenient form of marriage (for the man) but it is not a legal marriage and not accepted when you are required to show proof of marriage in hotels or checkpoints. You can fill out the proper forms at your embassy in Cairo and then they will send you to have the marriage performed. OR you can have a civil wedding in a courthouse Just a comment on life married to a muslim Egyptian....there are soooooo many differences from how you grew many Smile noturns
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elkhatib replied to the thread Moving to Cairo on the Egypt forum:
relo123 initially posted:
Hi, I have an opportunity to relocate to Cairo. I am from the USA but have lived in South America and traveled extensively but never to Egypt. Can you please provide advice on where I can information on what to expect in Cairo related to living there? It would be my wife and I. Concerned about the safety mostly, but need general information on what its like for an American to live and work in Cairo. Thanks in advance
elkhatib replied on October 16, 2014 with:
Hello Relo 123, We are international relocation company and we have branch in Cairo Egypt. we will be happy to support and help you with you moving requirement. Please feel free to contact me at Regards. Galal EL Khatib
AmericanEgyptian93 replied on August 27, 2014 with:
Hello, what did you decide ? Still have questions?
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Irma replied to the thread making contact? on the Egypt forum on October 14, 2014:
Irma initially posted:
i had this chat on facebook 18 juli Ramy Smith hello Irma Wardenier Hallo New Facebook friend, who are you? Ramy Smith my name is ahmed and you? Irma Wardenier 18-7-2014 22:31 Irma Wardenier Ramy is Ahmed Ramy Smith no no ramy son of my brother Irma Wardenier you invited me but you do not know my name ? Ramy Smith i see your account in page Irma Wardenier o you remember wich? Ramy Smith Aswan Camera Club iam not member Irma Wardenier ah Ramy Smith i see this groub and butful picture and i see your account in this group Irma Wardenier o ok Ramy Smith if you angry you can delete me Irma Wardenier no problem why should i be angry? Ramy Smith coz iam dont know you Irma Wardenier o... but this is Facebook. to connect People on line. I have a lot fb friends becouse of Egypt and political network. I guess i met 25% of them. oh thats ok whats your name? Irma Wardenier uh Irma Ramy Smith welcome irma how old? Irma Wardenier omg older then your mum Ramy Smith what mmmmm can tell me Irma Wardenier lol 59 Ramy Smith aha nice Irma Wardenier and you are 22 Ramy Smith yes Irma Wardenier like my son Ramy Smith why you single!!! ya you have problem? Irma Wardenier i left my husband 10 years ago. Ramy Smith 18-7-2014 22:52 Ramy Smith why? Irma Wardenier Ahmed. we are a few hours fb friends and you ask me why i left my husband. I will not tell . It is something between him and me. Private ok? Ramy Smith thats ok iam sorry take your time iam sorry id i lost your times Irma Wardenier off course I do not think it is something you ask in a fb chat so soon. Ramy Smith sorry really Irma Wardenier ok . i will educate you are you from Aswan or Cairo? Ramy Smith nop iam from asyut city but i study in cairo Irma Wardenier ah Ramy Smith you love or not irma? Irma Wardenier love .. Who ? Ramy Smith then you dont have boy friend Irma Wardenier is that important Ramy Smith no Irma Wardenier ah ok, good Ramy Smith happy to meet you Irma Wardenier i go off line. bye Ramy Smith 18-7-2014 23:12 bye Irma Wardenier bye 10 augustus Ramy Smith 10-8-2014 13:29 Ramy Smith hi i miss you Irma Wardenier o really? Ramy Smith long time no chatting Irma Wardenier and this will be short becouse i am not at home. sorry Ramy Smith oh ok en dan . . zondag Gisteren dus Ramy Smith 12-10-2014 20:21 hello Irma Wardenier 12-10-2014 20:22 hello Ramy Smith you dont miss me but i miss you long time no chat Irma Wardenier o Ramy Smith you remember who iam??????? ?? ? Irma Wardenier Ahmed from Assiout Ramy Smith 12-10-2014 20:27 Ramy Smith wow nice iam happy coz you remember Irma Wardenier we never met . Just here in the chat lol . Ramy Smith 2 month no chatting me dear iam sad Irma Wardenier i Just scrolled the chat . sorry you are sad Ramy Smith miss you irma Irma Wardenier o really Ramy Smith irma i love you so much irma i enter your account everyday and look to your pic and cry Irma Wardenier 12-10-2014 20:32 you are crazy Ramy Smith 12-10-2014 20:33 Ramy Smith no why told me that? ?? Irma Wardenier 12-10-2014 20:35 Irma Wardenier i think this is not normal sorry bye bye Ramy Smith 12-10-2014 20:37 Ramy Smith hello.....................i deleted him as fb friend but first i wrote on his timeline in public: "" it is not Ok to flirt with a woman as old as your mum
Irma replied on October 14, 2014 with:
not normal i think? it never happend with men who are NOT from Egypt, thats why i post it here
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Irma replied to the thread egyptian boyfriend 'orphi' on the Egypt forum:
swimswith initially posted:
Three years of my traveling to visit - on my dime. Now a request for alot of money to build a home for his parents. Red flags and as I read it is so common
Irma replied on October 14, 2014 with:
somebody is sending me private messages ; Johanna .......i wil answer in transparant all Dutch women i KNOW came back, unhappy.....i guess the women who are happy are not writing here. Please tell the happy stories
Irma replied on October 14, 2014 with:
he is using you, and you know i think
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timeout posted Home Care Service on the Egypt forum on October 13, 2014:
As a co-founder of UI-PEW I’m pleased to announce a new home care services in great Cairo area for expats in Egypt. Being an expat many times before, I understand and have what is needed to help my friends. Simply visit and make a contact to get our help. We’re looking forward to helping you.
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chuaming posted Egypt's People on the Egypt forum on October 08, 2014:
Egypt is home to a multicultural society. Ethnic Egyptians constitute 95% of Egypt's total population whereas Egypt's minorities include Nubians, Berbers (Siwa Oasis), Bedouins, Arabs, Turks, and Greeks, additionally to small tribal communities: the Bejas and Doms. The former are concentrated in the south-eastern corner of Egypt, and the latter live mostly in the Nile Delta and the Fayoum oasis which are progressively becoming assimilated into bigger cities as urbanization increases. The Egyptians, from all origins, are known for their welcoming attitude towards tourists. If you respect the local customs and traditions, and avoid offending anyone, especially in places of worship and remote locations where some old traditions are maintained, you are sure to spend an unforgettable holiday in Egypt. Moral Codes: In Egypt there are hardly any restrictions on foreign women. Ticket lines, for example, are occasionally segregated. Women should line up with other women (especially since the lines are usually shorter). On buses, the driver may want you to be seated in the front with other women. On the metro lines, the first car is usually reserved for women. For men, speaking to an unknown Egyptian woman is a breach of etiquette. Take care in any liaisons you form because some families still follow ancient traditions. Social Mores: In general, Egyptians are most accommodating and they will go out of their way to help you and respond to any questions you have. Most Egyptians require little personal space and will stand within inches of you to talk. You will find that whenever you start talking with an Egyptian, you will inevitably draw a crowd, and often the Egyptians will start discussing among themselves over the correct answer to a question. Invitations: Egyptians, if offered anything, will refuse the first invitation which is customary. Therefore (unless you're dealing with Egyptians used to Western frankness) you should do the same. If the offer is from the heart and not just politeness, it will be repeated. If you're invited into a home, especially in small villages, and have to refuse, the householder will often press for a promise from you to visit in the future, usually for a meal. If you make such a promise, keep it, for having foreign guests is often considered a social coup. If you fail to arrive, your would-be host will be humiliated. To repay invitations, you may host a dinner in a restaurant, a common practice. Baksheesh (Tipping): Please do not offer tips to professionals, businessmen, or others who would consider themselves your equals. You may seriously offend them by your act. Women Before the famous Egyptian feminist Hoda Shaarawi deliberately removed hers in 1922, the veil was worn in public by all respectable middle-class and upper-class women, Muslim, Jew, or Christian. By 1935, however, veils were a comparative rarity in Egypt, though they continued to be worn as an item of fashion in neighboring countries like Syria and Jordan for 30 more years and have remained obligatory in the Arabian Peninsula to this day. Nowadays in Egypt, some women still wear the veil demonstrating either modesty or Muslim piety. One reason this is favored by many young professional women, is that it tends to discourage male advances, physical or verbal. From the 1930s onwards, Egyptian women began to enter into business and the professions. Thus by 1965, thanks in part to social changes affected in the course of the July Revolution, Egypt could boast a far higher proportion of women working as doctors, dentists, lawyers, professors, diplomats, or high officials than might have been found in the US or in any European country outside of Scandinavia. Read more at:
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chuaming posted Perfect company for Egypt tours, hotels and Nile cruise on the Egypt forum on October 08, 2014:
I have been to Egypt the last month. I really enjoyed so much. ETL Egypt Travel Link was the company who handled our tour in Egypt. I recommend this company for anyone would like to visit Egypt. I found this travel agent by chance through searching the internet. I got a big surprise when I browsed through the website. It is an encyclopedia about Egypt. Yes it is. The site has huge information about Egypt, hotels, Nile cruises etc. It has even the smallest details about Egypt. I contacted them and I got an immediate reply. In Egypt I really got very high standard of services and punctuality. Hereunder the website of the company and the email contact
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