East Meets West

Hey Babes!

Today’s post is one I have been SO excited to write and I have been dying to get it up for you guys to read! I hope you love it as much as I loved working on it!

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As many of you know I am half Pakistani and American/Canadian, if you didn’t then SURPRISE! I decided to answer some of the MOST asked question I get about being Pakistani, religious views, visiting Pakistan, etc. So lets get into it!

Are You Muslim?

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Yes! My whole family(mom, dad, brother) are Muslim. People find it really hard to believe that my mom and I are Muslim, I guess because she’s white and I look more white than Pakistani? I don’t know but we 100% are!

Why Don’t You Wear the Hijab?

Honestly if I had a dollar for every time someone asked me this I’d be rich you guys! I have just never felt like I needed to wear it and neither did my parents. I definitely don’t have any hate to girls who do, if that’s something they feel like they want to do then more power to them!

Have You Ever Been To Pakistan?

Yes yes yes! I love visiting. My fam tries to take a trip every year or two to visit if we can. I wish we could go more often honestly but we are super blessed to be able to visit as much as we do.

Have You Ever Experienced Racism For Being Pakistani/Muslim?

So I have been really fortunate and can say that I personally haven’t. I know some of my friends have had some bad experiences and it definitely does happen. I have only ever had a few racist comments on some Youtube videos and posts but nothing too bad and never to my face.

What is Your Favourite Pakistani Dish?

This is literally the hardest question out of all of these! Um if I had to pick I would say Haleem or Biryani. Snack wise definitely Samosas or Pakoras. It’s honestly so hard to choose :P

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This was literally one of my favourite posts to work on you guys! Thank you to everyone who sent questions and if I didn’t answer yours feel free to hit me up on any of my socials and I definitely will!

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I want to give a huge shoutout to Dafa Hoja for sending me this PERF hoodie! I am 1000% obsessed with it. I am also working on an awesome project with them that I cannot wait to share with you guys!

I hope you all have a great rest of the week!

Xoxo,

Alex