Modern Modesty – Where do we draw the line?

There was a time when modesty meant modesty, grace, virtue, chastity, فضيلة ,حياء ,عفة. Today, specially amongst the youth, it has become more of a fashion thing. A thing we do to feel sexy, to sell clothes, to look good, to cover our bad hair days. The purpose has been lost somewhere between “trying to fit in with the Western standards” and “pleasing our families” … Continue reading Modern Modesty – Where do we draw the line?

Does being modest mean being unattractive?

I asked my soon to be husband, “does being modest mean being unattractive?” and guess what his answer was. “YES! Of course that’s what it means.” Don’t worry ladies, my plan is to not just accept a “YES” for an answer, and instead try to do some digging of my own.So what does it mean? I perceive modesty as true gender equality. I know, I know, … Continue reading Does being modest mean being unattractive?