Many men just don't want to get married, leaving the single girl to wonder if she should invest time and effort in the relationship, or to get out and look for another that might be more "serious".
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The culture here wants the men to marry one of their own. Hasan, a 40 year old Kuwaiti friend, was on an elevator with his British wife and a Kuwaiti woman actually turned to him in Arabic and said, "What is wrong with Kuwaiti women? " It has been said that foreign women cost less to marry because there is no need for mahr (dowry), or expensive wedding jewelry (chabka) as tradition when marrying a Kuwaiti woman.
In the US, it is the custom for the father of the bride to pay for the wedding; grooms and/or their family pay for weddings in Kuwait.
Most Western women living alone anywhere will tell you that they won't allow anyone into their homes without determining that he is not an axe murderer first; or at least that he won't show up at your door drunk at 3 am and wake the neighbors (as happened when I first moved into a non-secure building in Salwa years ago).
Wouldn't it be easier if you could just find out from the beginning?
Kuwait prides itself on being a country of Eastern values and Western mentalities, but in this modernized country, it is often difficult to figure out where East meets West; where do you find a similar minded (and hearted) person and then how do you determine if he/she wants a life, not just a lifestyle? There are a lot of myths that you shouldn't try to mingle with Kuwaitis (Arabs for that matter). The key is to be more discreet than you would be in the US. What about arriving in kowait city with my 8years love (not married yet)?