He made fun of modern dating, saying, "By the time you get married now, the fun is over.
In an arranged marriage, the fun starts after the wedding!
Dating as a socially accepted means of finding a mate has been around for less than a century.
He says that God joins the relationship between a man and a woman at the point of marriage.
Whom you married wasn't even up to you most of the time.
Falling in love before you got married or engaged is a twentieth–century concept. In college, I had an older professor from Japan whose marriage had been arranged.
The good news is that most men don't have a problem with this.
Regardless of your theology on the Predestination of Girlfriends, you're probably eager to be an active participant in your dating life. Myth #2: "The Bible has clearly defined guidelines for dating." People didn't date in biblical times.
Nowhere, however, does it say that God picked out a spunky brunette whom he's waiting to spring on you at the right moment. When it comes to God, I'm pretty careful about saying what he does or doesn't do.