Marriage and dating in iran
Had we initially met in person, this would have been very unlikely." But, most young, tech-savvy Iranians who have found dates through chat rooms, continue to frequent these online spaces and enjoy chatting, even if it doesn't result in a real-life meeting or a serious relationship.
Match-making and dating websites are deemed illegal by the administration, so almost all the Iran-based websites for meeting people are chat rooms and not designated for match-making.
The term "Persian" is used as an adjective— especially pertaining to the arts—and to designate the principal language spoken in Iran.
The term is often used to designate the larger cultural sphere of Iranian civilization.
He is a Sharif University graduate, brilliant and good-looking.
"All I knew," she says, "was that he was unable to hold a job. Once we moved in together on our wedding night, I found out that he is addicted to crystal meth.
Fariba, 31, is a newly divorced attorney living in Tehran who, in a phone conversation, tells Al-Monitor she blames her divorce on online dating.
Fariba found her ex-husband in an Iranian chat room and met up with him after four chatting sessions.
Khastegāri (Persian: خواستگاری) is the first step of the traditional Iranian marriage process.For this ceremony, one or more representatives of the man’s family pay a visit to the woman's family.The first visit is purely for the parties to become acquainted with one another.Ancient Greek geographers designated the territory as "Persia" after the territory of Fars where the ancient Achamenian Empire had its seat.Today as a result of migration and conquest, people of Indo-European, Turkic, Arab, and Caucasian origin have some claim to Iranian cultural identity.