It's certainly not the best way to woo someone, but attempting to "make friendship" through misspelled and clichéd text messages has become a sort of national phenomenon.
Some are lighthearted about the matter, but these text messages can pose serious consequences. It was the constant ding-ding-ding of text messages coming from strange numbers. "I talked to my father and he suggested that I change my number." Ali says the text messages said mostly the same things: "I want to be your friend." "Ur beautiful." "?
So when Ali began getting these texts at all hours, her father suggested she change her number.
She followed his advice, but the texting didn't stop.
I find myself in a hard situation with a Muslim man I love.
I write because I don’t have resources within the Muslim community and would love that perspective.
From the beginning it has been clear that there are obstacles to our being together and we kept it very casual and light, but in the past few months we have become much, much closer and he expressed his love for me, and now I have allowed myself to love him very dearly also.
We’re a free online dating site that specialises in helping people of every culture find meaningful, long-lasting relationships.I am a secret to almost everyone he knows, and when he took me out to lunch at his favorite café he asked me not to hug him when I arrived, just shake hands.I understand why, I really do, but personally as a woman of 41 years old that still wants to have children, am I kidding myself to think that he might eventually come around or that it could even work at all?It doesn't seem like friendship is what they're after. She was excited when she first got a cell phone a few years ago. miss you…" Even though Ali doubted the men texting her had ever seen her.And she didn't like the idea of men using a phone to barge into her private life.