The first time we engaged in this covert ritual, I leaned over to him and whispered, “I think that couple at the table next to us is on a first date.” He looked at me like I had just suggested that we rip off the woman’s top and feel her up to establish whether or not her boobs were fake. ” he exclaimed as vehemently as a whisper would allow. Since it’s technically illegal for unrelated men and women to consort in public in Saudi Arabia, dating is essentially prohibited. It’s a lot easier to spot dating expats; we see them a lot in restaurants with open seating areas in the family section that imitate a typical non-Saudi restaurant.
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