Average length time dating before engagement
Plus, apparently women get married on average at the age of 30.8 (compared with 22.6 years old in the 70s).Grooms are also older than their bell-bottom wearing counterparts: 32.7 is the average age for men to get married, which is 8 years older than men in the 1970s.He states in his study that happily married couples dated for approximately 25 months before getting married. Couples who were unhappily married soon after they said “I do” and quickly divorced more often married at or after three years.Couples who fell fast in love were engaged after nine months, and married after 18 months.
Are these guys patient or just stringing them along? As it turns out, there isn’t a lot of recent research on the courtship length prior to marriage.These aren’t women who have been dating for two months, but rather women who are in long-term relationships.They have seemingly great mates who have jobs and call their moms and open doors to restaurants- but haven’t yet popped the question.’ According to research from uk, who know quite a lot about weddings, and asked 4,000 brides, the average length of time in a relationship before you actually walked down the aisle, was 4.9 years.Getting married after 4.9 years averaged out as moving in together after 17 months, then living together for 22 months before getting engaged, and then finally spending 20 months living as an engaged couple before making it to the alter.