The man's mother usually has the right to make the final selection of an appropriate daughter-in-law.
Cultural difference, appearance, and varied outlook always make another culture very attractive.
Sometimes language is a problem and sometimes finding someone from your own socio-economic background is difficult (although the same could be said anywhere). The desert in the winter; the islands in the summer Don't be afraid to get out there and meet people!
Perhaps arranged marriages allow for an "up front" look of what the man is thinking, but it is no guarantee.
Kuwaiti women face their own problems: Criteria such as determining if a man is from a suitable family; if he has a suitable job; if he has been married before; bedu or hather, Shiite or Sunni, inside or outside the gate.
Meeting men in Kuwait is no problem for a Western (or really any other nationality) woman: in the car, at the mall, at a restaurant, in the aisles at Sultan Center, walking, on the internet. There are common dating rules to follow in the West and almost everyone plays by them: You meet someone you like, you fall in love, you meet his friends, you meet his family, you might move in together, you get engaged, you get married and have kids.
Kuwait isn'Xt as easy for a Western woman dating Kuwaiti men.
It is much more difficult for a divorced Kuwaiti woman than for a divorced Kuwaiti man to find another partner.
Western women's complaints are similar to other women everywhere in the world: all the good ones are either taken or "otherwise".
Dating someone outside of your own culture has pros and cons.