Especially the new generation seems to have a lot of frustration toward the contradictions and hardships they face in their every day lives living in a tribal society such as Saudi-Arabia. “Why am I not married, or in a serious relationship and the Meta Tribe” Plain and simple, the reason why I am not in a serious relationship of any kinda goes back to 1 reason, reverse tribalism or Meta Tribalism.
What I thought makes this post special is the fact that Saudi men are usually private about these personal affairs and we hardly get a glimpse into the depths of their minds. It might not be a term you can google as I have coined it lately.
In his post, which he says was written as a sort of apologetic letter to all the women he hurt in his life, the writer goes through tribalism and its deeper meanings in the society while trying to explain to himself, and to the women who came across his path, the reasoning behind his actions.
The piece has very insightful analysis about tribes, “meta-tribes” and the complex matter that is marriage in Saudi-Arabia.
The problems that arise from tribalism are numerous and seemingly only negatively effect the Saudi woman.
Plus, marriages that began online were less likely to end in separation or divorce.
(That study was funded by e Harmony.com, but one of the study authors told Market Watch that it was overseen by independent statisticians.) Another study, published in the journal Sociological Science in 2017, found that heterosexual couples who met online made a quicker transition to marriage than couples who met offline.