Sunday, November 02, 2008

"Sometimes I feel sorry for my husband. He would prefer it if I didn't wear the hijab. But what can I do? It is my wish. I started thinking about wearing a headscarf after we were married and had my son, our first child. When Robin and I met I was not religious. I did not fast for Ramadan - in fact, whenever my father asked me if I had, I would lie just to please him. I drank alcohol. If I saw someone reading the Koran, I presumed they were superstitious, narrow-minded."

1 comment:

poshlemon said...

Very interesting. But I still fail to see the point of the Hijab or how it is humbling or how it serves a religious purpose (since I am of the conviction that it's not compulsory according to the quran/excluding the highly controversial hadiths).

That said, I think it is a matter of personal choice and people should wear whatever they want.