“They meet up during school [because] it’s a lot easier,” Shoukfeh said. It would be pretty hard if it was someone outside of school.” The boys fear judgment by their peers so they don’t share details about how physical the relationships get.However, since school hours are the only setting for the relationships, Shoukfeh doubts his friends are doing much sexual experimentation.Well from what i have heard muslim men as well as woman they like the guy to be muslim this way they can tell them who they can marry.They might not allow it some go as far as picking the husband and wife for them this is done by the family so it might be they are keeping it from the parents.
She asked that her last name not be used to protect the identities of her family friends. Now, a college freshman at Hofstra University, she occasionally has feelings for her male friends but represses them because she doesn’t feel like she has the tools to handle a relationship.
However, they are fully aware of the risks of getting found out.
Punishment, he said, can vary from spending compulsory time at the mosque to getting switch to a different school.
They are allowed to pick and choose but it's mostly arranged.
And women in Islam can't be forced to marry a person they don't want to.