A BIG thank you to dubaidating.— we have put our trust into online dating and it worked out really well!
» more John & Christie: «It still gets better every day! We have never imagined dating online could be this great and lead to a long-lasting relationship.
Mike & Caren: «After coming really close to giving up on finding someone who was right for me I have finally found her dating profile and realised — this is the woman I want to spend my entire life with!
We are happily married now and just bought our first home together!
However, Islam is the UAE’s official religion: sex outside marriage is illegal, and even public displays of affection can land the amorous in hot water.
So how does the expat man approach the ritual of courting without flouting local mores and getting kicked out of the country?
Advertising, events, glossy magazines – Dubai’s glamour propaganda is peddled by models and media darlings.Even patriarchal professions like oil and gas and banking seem to employ female staff of a certain aesthetic standard.With a median age of 27 (male and female), a vibrant nightlife and year-round sunshine, the whole thing can feel like a Club 18-30 holiday that never ends. Expats spend their tax-free salaries eating, drinking and generally showing off in public, so there is ample opportunity to meet the desired sex.If you are one of these new arrivals to Dubai or the wider UAE, then our community is certainly the place for you.Online dating is a fun experience with us, and it's your choice as to what you do with it – whether you want to meet singles, make new friends to go out with in your free time or arrange dates to make the most of you weekends the choice is yours.