society, interaction between single, unrelated members of the opposite sex is off the table, both culturally and legally.
Keeping out imposters and married men seems to be the main problem and priority.
“Before I was married, I only saw my husband on the one-kilometer-square compound I lived on,” she wrote.
“Going anywhere outside of the compound would risk being deported.
Kuwait’s divorce rate is about 50 percent, there are many more women in the workforce, and Kuwaiti women are now marrying foreign men—something that was completely unheard of 10 years ago.
Though young people no longer sneak around inordinately, she says, the concept of dating is still new.