Regardless of our plans and our vision of where we will end up, life has its own agenda, taking us down roads we never even knew existed.
I leave those cultural rules at the door when I come home, and live my private life just as I would back home.
I socialize like an expat with mostly expat friends who are also married to Saudis.
Restrictions on women In Saudi Arabia, women face several restrictions based entirely on gender.
A woman, regardless of age or marital status is required to have a male guardian.
I live like a local, in a large villa in an upper-middle class neighborhood.
With my inlaws, I am looked at as an honorary member of their tightly knit family, abiding by the unspoken rules of their culture when I’m in public or when they’re around.
If a woman is lucky enough to come from an open family, she will enjoy a free education, be encouraged to work if she chooses, have a say in who she marries, travel the world, and come and go as she pleases.
If she comes from a more conservative family, she may not be allowed to do any of those things.
She uses blogging as an outlet for her emotions and experiences and offers an inside look at life in Saudi Arabia, as well as her personal life.
Insane Chevy 350 Small Block in Murray Riding Lawn Mower! We have parts for ALL BRANDS of power equipment including Craftsman, John Deere, Cub Cadet, Honda, Troy Bilt, Murray, Snapper plus commercial brands like Scag and Exmark.
I knew I’d need to have my husband’s permission to travel outside of the country.