Misyar marriages, a matrimonial pact where the man need not give his wife any material support – like money or clothing – except provide for her sexual needs; a proposal made by an academician to reduce the growing number of UNMARRIED + DIVORCED women in the country as well as OVERCOME INCIDENCES OF VICE among Muslim women.
Like that oso ken izzit?
A kelakar solution kot! Sebab, you wouldn't miss what you don't know. Is the only reason for marriage to have legal sex pun or for us to accumulate responsibilities? We are very material + physical, aren't we? We fail to look beyond. That's the impression I get from reading the abstract paper. They cited the filthy rich Arabs as example. Alahai! That's like comparing a yellow lamborghini with a yellow kelisa. Please laa...
A statement made by a girlfriend on misyar marriage over a meal bugged me til i had nightmares last night. I dreamt of having to help a friend deal with her dysfunctional husband. I donch know why that friend had to be our little Missy Dzu. Oi! In my dream oso you want to enter frame izzit? Oh! I remembered noticing a brochure on a coffee table of another friend's boutique, in the dream. I asked, is this done by the monkey clan? The answer was yes + I was asked how did I know. I said, I recognised their signature. Keh! Keh! Keh! Macam real!!!
I was too stunned to argue yesterday; I stuttered and stammered in shock. The reply to my incoherent protest was we women need to be smart when dealing with men.
Right! I hope it is that simple.
No, I'm not going to spell out why I'm a strong opponent to the proposition. I'll take pages and pages yo! Moreover, it'll be an opinion of someone who's never been married. I don't have the authority to say...
Just that when a bill is passed, it'll affect women from all walks of life. Not just the priviledged + educated who may be well versed with the game. Maybe you feel we don't need protection but how about them innocent simpletons who are vulnerable to abuse. Yes, you have to consciously enter into the agreement. When you're under that spell, you know how it's like.
More, what signals are we sending to the future generation?