These days, couples are getting married later in life than their parents did. In , the average man was Census Bureau. Today, the average ages are It's clear that people are getting married older , but did you know that it's also more common than ever for couples to date and live together for years before tying the knot? Meet the Expert.
Here's How Long You Should Date Before Getting Engaged
Here's the Average Engagement Length for Couples
And experts agree that there is no magic number. Spira is of the opinion, however, that a couple should go through all seasons together at the very least so that they surpass the honeymoon stage before determining whether or not to stay together for life. Dawn Michael, Ph. Each couple is different depending on age and circumstances, but a reasonable amount of time to be engaged is one to three years. Research supports this theory.
Dating milestones revealed by new survey
How long do couples date before finally getting a place together? And how long do people wait to get married after getting engaged? A new survey is shedding light on relationships milestones and how modern couples view marriage.
If you're planning on popping the question then you might want to take note of new research. When it comes to popping the question to the one you love, there is never a right time to propose. However, new research claims to have found the optimum period in a relationship when couples should think about getting engaged.