A woman leaves her birth family, geographically and economically, when she marries, becoming instead a member of the groom's family.
Do not expect a Kazakh woman to make the first move.
Even if you wait 10 years, it’s still not going to happen and you’re just going to end up like how you started – waiting.
In addition to the issue of forced marriage, bride kidnapping may have other negative effects on the young women and their society.
For example, fear of kidnap is cited as a reason for the lower participation of girls in the education system.
Some cultures today maintain symbolic bride kidnapping ritual as part of traditions surrounding a wedding, in a nod to the practice of bride kidnapping which may have figured in that culture's history.