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Most asked questions for a Hijabi

As a hijabi or a Muslim living in an international community, I get asked a lot of questions about my religion or my Hijab!

I love, LOVE to answer every single question, it is my way to show you the real me and my real religion!! So I thought why don’t I gather all the questions I get asked and put them in one funny blog post! Will I did!

General information

*Hijab: headscarf or a piece of cloth that cover your head!

*Hijabi: A woman who wears Hijab or head scarf.

*Everything I wrote here is from my perspective, not others, you will find lots of people disagree with me, which is totally fine as long there are love and respect!

Simple questions

Q:Do you have hair under your scarf?

As funny this question is, People really ask this question cause they really don’t know!

A:yes, we do have hair, curly, Straight or even wavy.

Q: Do you wear Hijab in your house?

A: No, we remove our hijab once we get in the house! Like we can’t wait to remove it!

Q:Do you wear hijab in front of your dad, brother, uncle or even your husband?

A: No, we don’t wear hijab in front our close family! In the contrary, we wear whatever we want in front of our family even dresses hehe.

Q:Do you sleep with your Hijab?

A: No, no waaaaay it is soooo hard to keep it for the day imagine we sleep with it!!

Q: Are you allowed to go out of the house?

A: well I travel alone all the time this can be an answer for you hehe.

I have to say that in every society, there is the good and the bad part, some societies don’t let women go out bla bla bla.

On A Serious Note

Q:Are you forced by your family or society to wear Hijab?

A: For my part, No I am not forced, However, lots of girls feel pressured by their society to wear it!

As I said, there is always two sides of the story and there are always a good and a bad part.

A lot of Arab women choose to wear it and still manage to be fearless and awesome, yet on the other hand, a lot are forced.

Q:Have you ever been treated differently?

A: Yes, I have been through lots of situations where I felt like I am not good enough because of what my Hijab present. But when I face some bad in the world there are always some people who will make me feel good and happy!

Q: why are hijab styles generally differ from one region to another? For example my style and Iranian or Emirate style?

A: This really depends on the culture, cultures have their own way of expressing, each culture has their signature hijab style. Like I can tell where this girl from her Hijab style if that makes any kind of sense!!

Q: Do you wear Makeup?

A: I do!! I love love makeup! although I don’t wear that much, I have tons of makeup in my room!

Q: Are you allowed to talk to guys?

A: Yes, I am, I have many favorite guy friends who I love like a family! I have been to their engagements or even introduced them to their future wife!

There you have it! I hope it gave you some kind of idea about Hijab or Hijabis in general! If you have more questions I would love to answer them and maybe add them to this post!!
You can find me on all social media platforms under The Zeina diary Come and Say Hi!
Love yourself and others!
 

Author: Zeina

An Iraqi/ Hijabi Travel blogger. Trying to make a difference by her blog! She wants to empower women and Iraqis in specific.
However, Zeina faced a lot of obstacles because of her Passport, she doesn’t have the luxury to move around but she will continue to believe.

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