Being old fashioned dating
One advantage to an arranged marriage can be that the couple may fully grasp that it will take real effort to establish an emotionally intimate relationship with this stranger, handpicked or not.
The danger in all of these approaches comes when people feel forced to put up a false front for the suitor—or for their own families.
The result is that their more complicated inner selves, personal issues, and needs are not revealed.
When that is the case, disillusionment is around the corner.