Dating an emirati
There’s a long debate going on whether Emirati men should marry expats or not. However, it all has gained hype due to the economic boom that hit UAE and as a result of which many foreigners flew to the country.A heavy inflow of people from all around the world has been moving to UAE to land on good salaried jobs being offered in the country.Many families in UAE are very conservative, and want to keep their traditions alive.They ensure that their children marry someone from within the family circle, and for this to take all necessary measures.
Eventually, such marriages usually end up in courts with divorces.
So avoid risky behavior and respect the local culture.
Many foreign couples have been jailed for seemingly innocent behavior, but holding hands in public or a quick peck on the cheek is about as far as you can go in publicly expressing your feelings for your partner.
He said a decree by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, fixed it at 50,000 AED, which applies only in case of marriages with Emirati women.
Thus, Emirati men usually follow such rules to benefit from it.