The main hardship Muslim singles meet while looking for a partner is like-mindedness in terms of customs. You might think that in contemporary world religion no longer plays an important role and won’t influence daily life much. But that doesn’t have anything to do with those who are sharing Islamic beliefs. For them, religious laws are a part of inner peace and everyday routine.
...religious laws are a part of inner peace and everyday routine.
There is no way that you would agree to date a person who is not sharing or at least familiar with traditions you respect. That said, the most important trait for Muslim marriage and dating is finding a person who has got the same background and will be happy to incorporate the appliance of ideals to basic activities.