In a country with strict gender-segregation rules, unmarried men and women who mingle can face harassment or worse from religious police.Although Saudis have long cautiously challenged their society’s rigid traditions by using the Internet to flirt and chat, many say social-media networks give them a relatively safe place to pursue flings and even find potential spouses.“All my friends are talking to boys on social media,” said a 23-year-old woman who described meeting a former boyfriend through Facebook.Their relationship evolved into secret excursions in his vehicle and steamy encounters, she said.
If you are expecting things to be exactly as the way they are at home, you will have trouble. Single male accommodations are newly renovated and are really nice, but small. In my spare time, I like to spend time with friends and family at home, and go to the beach, downtown, and of course, the theme parks. Besides the obvious gym time, you do have a lot of time for yourself here in Riyadh.
Yes, it is a little odd being arrested for just walking next to someone of the opposite sex.
But there is a hidden subculture that easily allows you to date and enjoy your time with a special someone in the kingdom.
If you’re a western guy, the Saudi girl will likely bombard your phone with pictures of babies.
If you’re a western girl, the Saudi guy will constantly message and never want any other man to message you, not even your father.