14 Things I've Learned Since I Started Wearing A Hijab
I started wearing a hijab two years ago. Here are a few things I've learned.
Everyone expects you to be some kind of Islamic scholar.
Some normal places and situations suddenly become quite uncomfortable.
Most people will treat you exactly the same.
But there will be some people who treat you differently.
You may have weak moments in which you consider taking it off.
Suddenly, people expect you to have an opinion on every aspect of Middle Eastern and Islamic politics.
A hijab doesn't restrict you from doing what you want.
Being a hijabi means people hold you up to higher standards.
You can be a hijabi and have a love life.
Being a hijabi doesn't mean you're better than non-hijabis or any other Muslims.
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