Ariela Weinberg and Biniyam Shibre try to make their new life work together. But with their enormously different cultures and a newborn in the mix, it hasn’t been an easy journey for the 90 Dat Fiance couple. Fortunately Ariela’s mother and father are in Ethiopia, and they give Biniyam Shibre some insightful advice.
When Ariela Weinberg traveled to Ethiopia earlier in the season, her mother, Janice, came by to find out what her daughter was getting into. Together with making sure that Ariela and her newborn had a good place to stay, she wanted to meet Biniyam Shibre.
At first, Janice was taken back by Biniyam’s choice of dilapidated apartments, and she shared her concerns for Ariela’s safety and well-being. But after spending some time with him, she gave Biniyam Shibre her blessing. “He’s very good to you,” said Janice to Ariela, “which really makes me happy.
But realizing how difficult the adjustment to life in Ethiopia would be for her daughter, Janice left her with a way out. “If you’re still thinking about having the baby here, don’t be ashamed,” she suggested. “Just call me, and I’ll send you a card. You could start with cold feet, and it’s OK.”
90 Day Fiance: Ariela Weinberg Was Nervous About The Impression Biniyam Shibre Would Leave On Her Dad
Biniyam Shibre may have won Janice over. But Ariela Weinberg felt nervous about the first impression he would leave on her father, Dr. Fred Weinberg.
“I want my father to like you,” Ariela Weinberg said to Biniyam. “It’s not that it’s not easy to like you, but I don’t want my father to think, ‘Who is this dancer from Ethiopia that my daughter had a baby with?
After the confrontation with Biniyam Shibre about the suspicious phone calls, and his late work schedule, Ariela Weinberg admitted that she felt both lonely and jealous. And she hoped that, with some moral support from her parents, she could finally settle things.
“I’m so excited my parents are coming,” Ariela Weinberg told 90 Day Fiance producers. “But there are some things that bother me about my relationship with Bini that I just have to let go of.