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Isn't the modern, idealistic romantic concept of marriage a relatively recent development?
Similar how the eskimolads have arranged ones, in our own past it was pretty common to view marriage as more of a business partnership between families. Certainly it always was and still is that way for the blue-bloods, but even for us common-folk it was a practical, pragmatic affair where each partner had their role to play in running the household. We've trod similar ground before, but I would say our modern cultural concept of marriage has only really been made possible by the combined liberation or capitalist appropriation of women and labour-saving household appliances.
Of course you got couples who did love each other and what have you before, but it was much more common and normal to just marry someone because you needed to get married and your dad knew a bloke who had a daughter in the same position. I think you actually still see a similar thing today in those mid-30s birds on dating websites who still haven't had kids or settled down, and they know the clock is ticking, so they are almost predatorily after the first bloke who isn't a complete reject to extract some seed from and put a ring on- And their counterpart, the desperate bloke who'll settle for anyone.
We had a brief period in the late 20th century where living alone as an eternal bachelor was viable, but I don't think it's still true today unless you're earning well above the average, or live in a shithole, where there's no point living alone because there's no life to participate in. More and more couples are together for practical financial reasons these days.
Anyway, to answer the OP: If you don't KNOW, then the answer is no.