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The Adult Sabbath School lesson quarterly emphasizes that the marriage of Jacob and Rachel stands out in the Old Testament because it is not an arranged marriage, but a “love marriage.” This love, however, did not lead to a perfect marriage. In fact, the account of Jacob, Leah, and Rachel sounds more like the script of a soap opera or TV miniseries. Perhaps romantic love isn’t all it is cracked up to be?