Average time dating prior to engagement
Here's the thing—you can know a person for years before you get engaged, be happily married for years after that, and then something bad can happen.
It happened to many couples I know—couples who played by all the rules and waited "appropriate" amounts of time before committing. Down the road, someone still might cheat, or fall out of love, or want totally different things.
Unfortunately, there’s no gold standard in regards to time spent in the pre-engagement phase.It gave us time to save and plan, and instead of feeling rushed and stressed about wedding planning, we got to really take our time and enjoy it." – gmcr78"I'm excited to be married quickly but I'd love to have more time for planning and enjoying the process more." – wandajune6"From experience, I know that it sucks feeling impatient and wanting to get married sooner.It's also kind of frustrating when everyone else is getting married before you, and especially when people constantly comment on the long engagement." – hellohkb"6.5 months was MORE than enough time to do everything we needed!Learn more about how Oath collects and uses data and how our partners collect and use data.Select ' OK' to allow Oath and our partners to use your data, or ' Manage options' to review our partners and your choices.