“Busy professionals who want to settle down, but don’t have the time and often emotional energy to speak to tens of people before finding someone who may and Matchbox was born.
A personalized North American matchmaking service for Muslims, that interviews every member personally before they join the service.
But when sign-ups flooded in, Mubeen realized that her “lighthearted, jokey” personal project, with its sweet mustachioed logo, had become a mecca for modern, hybridized Muslims like herself.
Last May, her team released an i OS version of the app called Ishqr, billed as “a platform to connect young and multifaceted Muslims.” Ishqr joins a host of new Muslim dating apps.
Learning more about the diverse community of Muslims and the way they’re expected to conduct themselves throughout the marriage process is a good way to better understand this modern religion.
All Muslims belong to a community of believers called the ummah.
million, according to Pew Research), this slice of the American pie is growing increasingly vibrant.
For its members, many of whom grew up in small towns with few Muslims, dating apps help solve the problem of how to find each other.
So the matchmaker — a real human being, not a computer or site search criteria — does a lot of the initial work.
These days, the Internet has become an acceptable way for Muslims meet one another.
Muslim dating sites are proliferating online because they offer more control over the process.
Our matchmakers look for compatible people, make sure we’re meeting our client’s requirements, and then introducing clients to one another.”READ MORE: How to find marriage potential in the online dating world Signing up for Matchbox is free, but a single introduction is 0.
A “one-to-one platinum service,” which includes meeting the person’s friends and family, and confirming details like health, education and employment, start at ,000.