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I was curious to see how long you all dated your SO before getting married and at what age. I try to have a rule that I date someone about two years before taking the plunge.
It's not that I'm afraid of commitment, I just want to have enough time to get to know them, live with them, meet their families, setting into our lives and make sure we still have all the same goals.
Nearly 85 percent say they discussed marriage before the proposal and 83 percent felt no pressure to get married.
Nearly everyone said they got married to show they were committed to their partner, while very few cited social pressure, financial reasons, and convenience—which used to be reasons for getting hitched, unfortunately.
I had the 2 year rule too (got engaged on our 2 year anniversary) and we have been married now for 6 years and going strong.
According to a survey of 4,000 recently married couples by uk, the average couple spends 4.9 years in a relationship before getting married, meaning we know our partners better than ever before walking down the aisle.
The vast majority (91%) said they got married to show their commitment, while barely any did so due to social pressure (2%), financial reasons (2%), or out of convenience (2%), which shows how far society has come in just a few decades.
An even greater number of the couples (95%) would recommend marriage and 85% said it makes a relationship stronger, which is heartening but also unsurprising given that the couples were in the honeymoon phase of their marriages.
People are also waiting longer to get married, which isn’t exactly a shocker.
Women on average are getting married at almost 31 years old, while men are getting married at nearly 33 years old.
Wow, I went to school for 5 years to earn a master's degree.