Ask your date or partner about his Muslim faith, practices and values.
Find out how is dating handled within his family, especially dating a non-Muslim.
Learn your date's dedication to religion to get a sense of how your life would be in marriage.
Some people will have a difficult time accepting a non-Muslim into their circle and family members may be adamant about not wanting the two of you to date.
Talk to your partner about the stress this puts on her.
Learn to accept that other people may be unhappy with your relationship and frankly discuss the consequences this will have.
Dating outside your religious beliefs can be difficult.
If you hold firm religious convictions, dating someone of a different religion can cause conflict, tension and stress for you, your partner and both your families.
However, with an open mind and appreciation for other religious beliefs, it is possible to date someone of another religion.
If your partner is Muslim and you are not, you can conduct yourself so that you, he and his family feels valued, respected and accepted.
Familiarize yourself with the Muslim religion outside of conversations with your partner.
Read books and articles on dating a Muslim and discover the meanings behind Muslim traditions and rules.
For example, in Muslim culture, sexual relations are taboo before marriage -- which is often arranged -- and families are included on dates.
Expect resistance from your partner's community, family or friends.