For the past 9 months or so I have been dating a dear man from Libya who is here for school on a scholarship.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.But he doesn’t know what will happen with his country and situation, so I understand that too. I am beginning to realize that this love may be an impossible hope for me…and maybe there are aspects of his faith that limit him too much to even consider a longer term, more serious relationship, no matter how liberal he seems.Submitted by alr (United States), Dec 21, 2008 at I have been dating a Muslim man here in the states for going on 3 months, and so far things have been great. He told me that he loved me about a month ago and that he has never told any girl he has dated that he has loved them before.): "[My father Mohamed Hadid] was always religious, and he always prayed with us," she explained."I am proud to be a Muslim."In a country rife with Islamophobia, props to Bella for promoting visibility.
He became a citizen a couple of years ago and has no plans to go back to the Middle East (Lebanon)."I'm not really worried about what guys think about me, I'm just trying to be a woman!"The supermodel also opened up about her Muslim roots, saying that she is proud of her religion (because why wouldn't she be?Follow Marie Claire on Facebook for the latest celeb news, beauty tips, fascinating reads, livestream video, and more. There are many goals in life and one of them is to create a happy family.