These things are learning experiences for the both of you.
Only together can you make it through the problems of interracial dating and create a wonderful relationship.
Also since his mother was muslim they were limited to the kinds of restaurants they could eat at together.
Needless to say, my friend wasn't expecting this at all and these are just a few of the interracial dating problems out there.
As far as your partner is concerned the expectations are normal because that's what they are used to from their culture!