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Unmarried couple (with added complication) in Bahrain
(I know there's a separate Bahrain forum, but it seems that there's way more activity over here, so I hope no one minds me posting this here.)
My boyfriend is moving out to Bahrain at the end of next month, and I'm thinking of going with him. However, not only are we unmarried, but he's Muslim, and we're worried that this is going to create problems.
We're both British passport holders but he's originally Malaysian - thus not an obvious pale Westerner like me.
I know that if we're not married, I would have to go on my own sponsored visa, but there's not even any point in me looking for a job (which is a whole other dilemma!) if we can't live together. Perhaps, if I had my own housing allowance, I could have my own apartment...that's another possibility, right now I would hope to live with him.
Has anyone who is living/has lived in Bahrain have any idea about this?
Ta muchly in advance.
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