In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.
In this fatwa:
- Socializing with the opposite gender all depends on your character and the way you act, keeping in mind the characteristics of a good Muslim.
- It is permitted to be decent and dignified with the opposite gender. What is impermissible is to obviously go into vulgarities or to go into a situation or a scenario that will lead to a sin.
Sheikh Yasir Qadhi answers your question in the following video:
Almighty Allah knows best.