In This Issue
Two major events happen in the Arab Gulf States over the summer: vacations and weddings. Deciding who you would be marrying and spending the rest of your life with is perhaps one of the most important decisions of your life.
Letter from the Editors
“I did not like the traditional floral designs. I wanted to do something different.”
Arts and Culture
By Sekka Team .للقراءة بالعربية انقر هنا Under 800 square kilometres, the Kingdom of Bahrain is the smallest country in the Arabian Gulf Region, and one of the smallest in the world. You could see it all in a day joke some Bahrainis. One would think that given its small size and population, every wedding…
How family background interfered with my marriage.
They believed that traits like bravery or leadership were inherited.
“I never saw myself as a mother and I don’t imagine being married.”
Why do we still idealise smooth hair?
It is not a gateway to your misery.
“I found it amazing to see a couple that chose to become a family despite their differences.”
How my life changed when I got married at 19.
“Being a parent…does not mean absolute authority.”
Why we need to normalise conversations about marital intimacy.
Why divorce rates are high and people are getting married later.
“Love is not the only ingredient that makes a relationship work.”
How a Kuwaiti woman and a Frenchman fell in love.
“The reason why I love space, is the exact same reason why I love you.”
“The day will come, and you’ll get to yet again see the light.”
Poem of some of the obstacles the youth face in marriage.