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09-Oct-2016 17:08

Another reader – who was attempting to shoot down my assertion that you should ideally wait 2-3 years before getting engaged – sent me a link to a super-informative article.

“The fact of a couple moving quickly toward marriage is not in and of itself a problem as much as what is driving the speed.

The thing that factored most was waiting for my head to catch up with my heart.

We knew that we fit each other very well within the first two weeks of knowing each other.

And as a wedding planner, I was able to plan our wedding in three-and-a-half months.

There are MANY men who propose as soon as they can when they’re in love. In it, Professor Ted Huston studies 168 couples for ten years. “Researchers saw some typical changes that take place in all marriages during the first couple of years: fewer overt displays of affection; less sex; and fewer leisure activities together, as the relationship evolves from a romantic, recreational relationship to something like a working partnership.” This is all normal and predictable, says the married dating coach.My fiance wanted time for it to feel special, be able to plan his proposal, and find a ring he thought fit my personality.We also waited to get engaged until after we moved in together and had tons of conversations about what our family's life would look like afterwards including living, work, location, religion, traditions, and more.To me, you date to get to know each other and then you get engaged to plan your marriage." 11 years: "I had issues with [my now-wife] being older than me.The age thing really factored into my waiting forever. Sure, [my wife] is older than I am, but she is so deeply grounded and down to earth.

There are MANY men who propose as soon as they can when they’re in love. In it, Professor Ted Huston studies 168 couples for ten years. “Researchers saw some typical changes that take place in all marriages during the first couple of years: fewer overt displays of affection; less sex; and fewer leisure activities together, as the relationship evolves from a romantic, recreational relationship to something like a working partnership.” This is all normal and predictable, says the married dating coach.My fiance wanted time for it to feel special, be able to plan his proposal, and find a ring he thought fit my personality.We also waited to get engaged until after we moved in together and had tons of conversations about what our family's life would look like afterwards including living, work, location, religion, traditions, and more.To me, you date to get to know each other and then you get engaged to plan your marriage." 11 years: "I had issues with [my now-wife] being older than me.The age thing really factored into my waiting forever. Sure, [my wife] is older than I am, but she is so deeply grounded and down to earth.If I could go back I think we would probably have waited a shorter amount of time." 10 years: "We started dating in high school and continued through college, so there were always a lot of other things going on.