Average length time dating before engagement
This may reflect growing trends in the delay of marriage.
Much has changed in the last thirty years, and those in my study are still reporting general satisfaction in their marriages.
Then lived together for 1.83 years (22 months) before getting engaged.
Then were engaged for 1.67 years (20 months) before getting married.
84% of brides said that they had discusssed the idea of getting engaged with the person who they married, before they got down on one knee.
Only time will tell how modern marriages are growing and changing from those started long ago.However, if you are asking yourself “when is he going to propose already?! You’ve probably picked up on an inequity in he relationship, and one (or more) of your needs is not being met.You might even be filling your thoughts with anxiety and frustration about the future of your relationship.The total average time living together before marriage totals to a whole 3.5 years.