Remember that fitness show, “Ma 2elak 2ela Haifa” that clouded the early hours of your mornings before school? Your mother definitely huffed-and-puffed to the ridiculous soundtrack and became obsessed with working out.
What that means is: something as simple as scratching an itch will translate into a prophecy that involves you getting rich, or the imminence of hearing bad news. Also, don’t cross your shoes around them or turn them upside down because that is disrespectful to God (or something like that). Black cats are evil, and broken mirrors mean bad news.
If you nearly drowned in an isolated pond somewhere in New Zealand it’s because her next door neighbor wished you bad luck in her evil heart. Always make sure you’re wearing your “kharze zar2a” necklace, folks because, according to your mother, everyone is jealous of you.
9. She Has an Inexplicable Obsession with Turkish Soaps
Crying is her second nature. So is worrying. As her child, you will come to know that more than anyone else. No matter how old you get or the distances you travel, this is one factor that will never change: she cares so much about you.
So, endure the countless phone calls when you move abroad to study, ok? Heck, endure them when you’re at your friend’s house downstairs.