‘Marriage without strings’: Saudi confronts rise of ‘misyar’ – Times of India

Reading Time: 8 minutes RIYADH: The Muslim no-strings-attached “misyar” marriage often done in secret is fast pervading Saudi society — a boon for cash-strapped men unable to afford expensive traditional weddings, but deplored by critics for legitimising promiscuity. The practice, usually a temporary alliance in which the wife waives some conventional marriage rights such as cohabitation and financial support, … Read more