Bride kidnapping is distinguished from raptio in that the former refers to the abduction of one woman by one man (and his friends and relatives), and is still a widespread practice, whereas the latter refers to the large scale abduction of women by groups of men, possibly in a time of war (see also war rape).
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.
Ergogenic uses for AAS in sports, racing, and bodybuilding as performance-enhancing drugs are controversial because of their adverse effects and the potential to gain unfair advantage in competitive physical competitions.
Their use is referred to as doping and banned by most major sporting bodies.
In most nations, bride kidnapping is considered a sex crime rather than a valid form of marriage.
Some types of it may also be seen as falling along the continuum between forced marriage and arranged marriage.
The American College of Sports Medicine acknowledges that AAS, in the presence of adequate diet, can contribute to increases in body weight, often as lean mass increases and that the gains in muscular strength achieved through high-intensity exercise and proper diet can be additionally increased by the use of AAS in some individuals.According to some sources, the honeymoon is a relic of marriage by capture, based on the practice of the husband going into hiding with his wife to avoid reprisals from her relatives, with the intention that the woman would be pregnant by the end of the month.Located in what is technically still the town of Nutt (which, according to the welcome sign, is "the middle of nowhere"), this roadhouse unsurprisingly used to be called The Middle of Nowhere Bar.That is, before it was renovated and renamed something more geographically accurate; it sits at the "corner" of New Mexico's Hatch Highway and Highway 27.In addition to its desolate charm, Corner Bar will reward all weary and thirsty travelers with with pool and ping-pong tournaments, beer to go, and the best live music this side of Deming.WARNING: This Website contains explicit adult material.