‘Virginity is your whole life,’ she says.”The rules of the Arab culture or the religion of Islam keep the followers focused, or they don’t.

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It is true there exists premarital sex in almost all societies, including here in Egypt. I just graduated from university and from the people I know only five percent may have experienced premarital sex.

Educated people don’t do it—not because of the culture but because of religion, Islam, and this is the way it should be.” These are faithful servants of the Islamic way of life.

But, in either case, it is more dishonoring to that single person, and not so much to the family.

Singles are more personally responsible for their actions, and not wholly for their entire immediate and extended family.

But here, it shows the feelings of an honest Muslim and his personal feelings.

Arab men and women avoid situations where they would or could be alone.

On the other hand, many Muslims/Arabs believe strongly in the rules because of their strong belief in Islam and God.

These people simply believe it is wrong, like Cairo University student Mohammed Esmat, 20: “I’m a Muslim and in Islam sex before marriage is forbidden, so I am against it.

The interaction between single Arabs, male and female, really depends on the situation.