Did you notice anything strange in the above picture? Remember the Blonde Girl in a Corvette story I posted about? This is almost a similar one; while exiting one of the popular malls last night at 11:00 pm I got surprised to see that more than 5 Men (apparently another flock of sheep) following (or must I say hunting?) a girl and extremely competing who will be the one that gets her before she gets to her car, they were even about to fight! It looked kinda funny.
I’m pretty sure you all come across similar situations everyday in many places, I totally understand that some flirting is a normal thing everywhere but definitely not this way, again question is; why do some guys chase women as if they haven’t one ever before?
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I read this interesting study conducted for large sample of Kuwaiti citizens and published by Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) today stating that most Kuwaitis nowadays prefer social networking tools such as WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook… etc. to exchange Ramadan greetings over the traditional visits and in-person greetings, their reasoning is that most people live away from each other and life got busy. Frankly, I rarely visit friends to greet them for Ramadan or other occasions, in most cases I send and receive messages.
This shows how times have changed and how modern technology have affected our traditions and social mores. Do you think its fine to use messages for Remadan/Eid greetings or its better the traditional way?
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Last night a nice event was organized by Zain at AlHamra Tower to celebrate World Social Media Day, this is the first time in Kuwait to have such an event. I liked how they chose the Sky Lobby which is located on the 55th floor in AlHamra tower as a location for the event, don’t worry I took nice shots of Kuwait city.
It was nice socializing with some of the most effective people in Kuwait social media, the guests included popular tweeters, bloggers, celebrities, press, media, and even comedians. This shows how social media is really growing in Kuwait, I even read that Kuwait has the highest number of tweets and social media in the Middle East.
At the end, there was a comedy show made by popular YouTube comedians “Sheno Ya3ni” group and luckily I have a video that I’ll share with you later today.
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I was waiting at the traffic light when this new campaign by Ministry of Justice took my attention, the campaign is actually to encourage youths to get married by stating that marriage has a higher priority than travelling, projects, car, friends, study, and a job.
My debate is how marriage is supposed to be more important that a studying and getting a job? Basically marriage is near impossible without them; not having a college degree means not getting a proper job which means low income that can lead to financial problems which in turn can end up a marriage. Also almost all families consider having a proper college degree and a good job essential criteria for marriage unless they’re referring to marriage only from biological point of view. I’m also wondering about the reason they launched this campaign, is marriage rates dropping in Kuwait? or possible divorce rates are increasing?
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I’m seeing billboards on Kuwait streets with title Color a Life displaying children with some local celebrities, I didn’t know what is it all about but after asking some friends from the media I was told that its a new campaign to support adopting orphans.
I’m loving the idea these kids really need our support, thanks for those whi’s behind this great campaign. Visit the website here
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If you thought that increasing marriage loan to 6,000 KD has completely solved the problem, I say think hard and long again. While having my morning coffee reading the paper I came across this newly published study by the Ministry of Awqaf stating that the majority of girls are now asking for 10,000 KD dowry (or should I call it marriage custom), their reasoning is that marriage preparation costs a lot, the jewelry, the wedding dress, make-up, accessories.. etc.
The study covered about 600 girls, personally some of the weird things I heard is that just make up alone would costs as high as 500 KD or even more! But again I think girls should be more considerate with their demands, after all no one wants to start his/her marriage with debts.
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Guys I finally found the key to unlock the way to women’s heart, I spotted this one on Damascus street, now honestly ladies, is jewelry the key to your heart?
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It seems that social networks websites are causing serious marriage problems in Kuwait, I read on Al Anba paper that a Man accused his ex-wife of cheating with 2800 men because he saw that she has 2000 friends on facebook and 800 twitter followers, that’s heavy!
Though it worth highlighting that facebook friends and twitter followers are not necessarily lovers, but I think marriage couples should be open to each other and try to reach a mutual agreement before any of them uses such social websites to avoid serious problems, what do you think?
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