According to recent data, most couples date for two or more years before getting engaged, with many dating anywhere from two to five years. Once the question is popped, the average length of engagement is between 12 and 18 months.
How many months should you wait to propose?
“Its best to wait until at least 3-6 months to see if the feelings you have are for real or just a fading spark of lust. You need to have emotional and rational feelings towards one another.” However, award-winning relationship expert Sarah Louise Ryan said that its never too soon.
Is it too early to propose?
As we said, there isnt a specific length of time you should wait before proposing. When you know, you know! That said, its best to wait at least three or four months. The early stages of a relationship are exciting and passionate; youre still getting to know each other, and every little moment is thrilling.
How long should a man wait to propose?
Give Yourself Time to Know Your Partner Through the Good Times and the Bad. 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.