The traditional date experience can often be very expensive, requiring you to pay for a whole meal for two or a pair of tickets to a special event.
This type of dating can weigh heavily on your wallet, especially if you're determined to find The One and find yourself going on dates often.
That is a profound generational shift in a society of 80 million whose theocracy preaches that a woman’s main purpose in life is to be a wife and mother.
of December, the first day of spring is my new year.
This greatly increases the chance of an individual never marrying and alarm bells are ringing,” says Zohreh Hosseini, the website project manager at Tebyan.
Still, Azadi had to balance independence with caution.
It may be the closest thing to Tinder in Iran but young people in the West would find the restrictions suffocating.
In Iran, dating is frowned upon by traditional and religious families and forbidden by the state, so finding the person to share one’s life with can be tricky.
More than 3 million educated Iranian women over 30 are unmarried, according to Mizan, the official news agency of Iran’s judiciary.
Their numbers are increasing as divorce becomes more common and more women attend universities, exposing them to careers and incomes independent of men who, by law and custom, are supposed to be their guardians.