Interview with a Saudi

February 2, 2023

Welcome to part two of the conversation with my Saudi friend "J".

Welcome to part two of the conversation with my Saudi friend “J”. If you haven’t heard part one yet, you should listen to that one first.

We will talk about love life, couples, arranged marriages, dating, sex before marriages, wedding traditions, dowry, the wedding party and how different it is from our traditions. But also about the Saudi way of inviting guests over for dinner and not sitting down eating with them, about progress and extreme changes in this young country, about Saudi Arabia opening up to tourism and if Saudis see the western people as decadent and potentially a bad influence. But also about LGBTQ, if women are oppressed, driving, drugs, drinking, democracy, crime, safety, the Royal family, and camels.

My name is Palle Bo, and I gotta keep moving. See you.


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