Average length of dating before marriage
Would you ever give your significant other an ultimatum, and how long would you wait?up inside with our loved ones, we can't help but let ourselves go to a place that's, well, just a little dreamier than normal. A somewhat shocking 43% actually dated long distance for at least a period of time before getting engaged. Couples in the South tend be ready in the quickest amount of time for the commitment, which is actually a full year before couples in the Northeast.
How long is too long to wait for a serious commitment, if you know you’re ready for a ring?
A massive 89% of us move into a shared flat or house together before we get married, which seems pretty sensible (how else are you supposed to check whether they’ve got a secret Joe Mc Eldrey fandom going on) but is a big cultural shift.
The average bride in 2017 is 30.8 years old, and the average groom is 32.7, which is nearly a deacade older than the average in 1971, when your standard first time bride was 22.6 years old, and the groom was a super young 24.6.
However, you really do want to wait at least a year to give yourself the space to grieve, heal your heart and get yourself emotionally ready to be with a new mature mate.
Once you are dating your single senior and start to have the inkling that this person just might be the new great love of your life, it’s not time to jet down to the courthouse. Too many seniors are so strongly desiring to be paired up again that they rush to get engaged too fast.
It’s a tricky question, knowing when it’s the perfect time to get engaged.