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There is no "right" time to get engaged — but some people do it quicker than others. It can be easy to assume that hasty engagements are reserved for the rich and famous , but some real-life people have done it too — and lived to tell the tale. In a Reddit thread, people discussed what happened when they decided to get married after six months or less of dating , and how it ended up working out for them. I don't know how to explain it, honestly. We just knew? We had a lot in common and could talk for ages. We were inseparable, and I would miss him on long shifts.
If a couple has been married for fifty years, but they have been miserable and treating each other badly during those years, is it really a good marriage?
The question is: Do you really love this person? If you're seriously considering marriage, you should focus on discerning whether or not you are truly ready for marriage, despite the amount of time you have been dating. Have you talked about what you both want from marriage? What you envision married life to be like? Do you want children? How do you want to raise your children? How do you handle conflict? There may be no magic number to guarantee a marriage will last, but I feel more confident giving our relationship the time we need to be intentional and discerning.
Maybe it didn't have to be two years, or maybe it will be three. Photo Credit: Elizabeth Wells Photography. Getting to know your future spouse is only half the battle. Yes, being apart sucks, but some of the challenges can make your relationship stronger. Rather than worrying about the ideal amount of time to date before you get married, think about these things instead.
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VIP April Syd A. Friends for 6 years, dated for 2 months, and it took us about a week to set a date Devoted July Well not as long as melissa f Master February We were dating just under 3 years before he proposed. We've been engaged since late May and we still have yet to secure our wedding date. Devoted September Super May He proposed on our 3 year anniversary!
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September ish. Engaged November I think? So 2 years more or less from start to married. Jen July 25,pm. We dated for 8 years before getting engaged, were engaged for 14 months, and have been married for a little over 5 years. We lived together for 4 years before getting engaged moved in together after jointly moving across the country. Believe me, there were many MANY jokes at our wedding about how long we had been dating.
But, we were young, and there was no rush! Hannanas July 26,am.
We always got jokes about how we were moving too fast. And we kinda did really.
Moved in together at 6 months, engaged 3 months later and had a 2 year engagement. We met in our late twenties — both with a couple of relationships under our belts — and just figured that when you know, you know. Jill July 26,am. Definitely faster than normal, but dated long distance from Sept to Decgot engaged, and then married within two weeks.
Skyblossom July 26,am.Can You Know You Want To Marry Someone After Only Six Months Of Dating?
Engaged after 16 months. Married 8 months later. MsParks July 26,am.
How long were you dating before you got ENGAGED? and how long did it take to set a wedding date?
We were super fast, I suppose. Met in December of Moved in together officially in March ofbut he had practically been living at my place since January of Engaged in April of and eloped August of We were both in our late 20s.
I knew early on he was it. I had always been a bit of a commitment-phobe and never even entertained living together with anyone prior to him. So- the fact that all of that happened and I was totally fine and happy was a sign to me that he was it!
How long did you and your fiance date before he or she proposed—and what's considered normal? Well, this might not come as a shock, but there's no. Many people wait a long time before deciding to get married — but there Sometimes, your gut tells you exactly what you need to know. on their first date, three days later got engaged, and four days after that were married. I knew of the man who would be my first husband but didn't get to really meet him until he picked up my sister for a date. She invited him over to.
Dalben July 26,am. Elin July 26,am. We started dating in September and closed on our house the following September. At face value it seems extremely fast but we had been friends for six years before that and knew each other very well. Timing is secondary to that. Bree July 26,am. Ex I was in my early 20s : Moved in together at 1 year Engaged at 2. I kept trying to plan a wedding, but he never wanted to talk about it.
Broke up at 4 years my choice.
How long were you dating before you got engaged
No wedding, and therefore no divorce which would have absolutely happened if we got married. Bullet dodged. We were older, knew what we wanted, and were both ready to settle down. Heidi P.
We dated for 3 years before becoming engaged, we lived together for a year of that time. When people who ask when we were getting married, I felt so but then started “officially dating” in April of (as official as you. I was curious to see how long you all dated your SO before getting married and We got engaged after six months of dating and were married six months later. My fiance and I met in high school, and we dated for quite a while before getting engaged. We dated all through college, and 6 years after.
July 26,am. Hubby and I went to college together, but never dated. We started dating two years after I graduated four years after he diddated for 8 months, moved in together, bought a condo together, then got engaged.
Our engagement lasted 10 months I wanted to get married sooner but our mothers had other plans. Big floofy wedding was NOT in my plans, but I lost that battle. Married almost 16 years now. My parents, on the other hand, met in May and got married in October of They were married 44 years before my mom died.
Gen July 26,am. We dated for 9. We started dating when I was 21 and he was 22 so it took us a while before we were ready for marriage. We moved in together after 6.
How Long Did You Date Before Getting Engaged?
We never really got officially engaged, but were planning on getting married soon when we found out we were pregnant with our daughter so we just went to the court house and got married! Been married for a year now!
I had known him for a few years before we started dating though. However, was with my ex for over 6 years before we got engaged. I then. Just curious how long people were dating before he popped the question - and after getting engaged, how long did it take you to set a date?. And how long was your engagement before the wedding? (Or, if you didn't make it that far, how long was the engagement before it was called.
We started dating when I was We got married when I was We dated for 4 years, some of it long distance, before we got engaged.