Couples who have more conflict in a long courtship often deteriorate faster after marriage, and if you are already fighting or tense because of this issue, it might be best to address it now. Bed though everyone—your parents and extended family members and friends—will have an opinion on the matter, from "You're jumping in too quickly. So really, it doesn't matter whether you waited five years or five months to get engaged. Viewing 15 posts - 1 through 15 of 17 total. We dated 2 years 8 months before he proposed. And with all the love in the average dating before marriage,
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