Dating in the dark marriage
To see the types of follies and foibles associated with modern dating services, see Dating Service Disaster. David and Jonne spotted one another at church, while serving as volunteers for two different ministries in Jerusalem.You might say it was their job to take part in such Altar Diplomacy.The Arranged Marriage is not to be confused with: a Childhood Marriage Promise (whereby a prepubescent couple voluntarily pledges their own non-legally-binding, future troth); a marriage which may arise out of convenience; or a marriage that arises from some kind of cultural mistake.Additionally, the "Marriage Before Romance" trope often went hand-in-hand with arranged marriages.
She purposed to “pray and wait until the Lord had made it clear to me if David was the man God meant for me and I the wife that He meant for David.” Though both had already considered cross-cultural marriage an option, David and Jonne's attitude was, “Don't underestimate it.” So they waited. They were open with family and friends about their feelings.
They had considered the fact that neither could speak the other's mother tongue, and that one of them would always have to live away from family and home country. She'd had no problems living in Israel and expected the same from this new country.
But before Jonne could begin nursing in Sweden, she had to attend full-time language classes.
An Arranged Marriage is, quite simply, the idea that someone is going to choose your spouse for you.
The way an Arranged Marriage is treated by the plot will be dependent on place and time.