The truth of the matter is that there is no right or wrong length of time to wait to get engaged. Some couples wait six years before making it official, while others date for just six months—it all depends on your unique circumstances.
How long is long enough to propose?
As a baseline, Ian Kerner, PhD, LMFT, licensed psychotherapist, couples therapist and author of She Comes First, suggests that one to two years is often a good amount of time to date before getting engaged.
Is it okay to be engaged for 3 years?
It is perfectly acceptable to have a long engagement. If you put off the wedding planning for as long as a year, nobody will judge you. After that, youll get nagged to death by both sides of the family, and your nosy friends, until you declare that youve chosen a wedding date.
Is it bad to be engaged for 3 years?
“Each couple is different depending on age and circumstances, but a reasonable amount of time to be engaged is one to three years,” she says. Each couple is different depending on age and circumstances, but a reasonable amount of time to be engaged is one to three years.
What percentage of engagements fail?
According to their findings, a whopping 20 percent of all engagements are called off before the wedding.
What is the best time to marry?
“The ideal age to get married, with the least likelihood of divorce in the first five years, is 28 to 32,” says Carrie Krawiec, a marriage and family therapist at Birmingham Maple Clinic in Troy, Michigan. “Called the Goldilocks theory, the idea is that people at this age are not too old and not too young.”