Dating to marriage timeline
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It seems that this is at least in part driven by a much higher percentage of 35 year old men getting engaged in New York than 35 year old women.
On the other end of this spectrum, only 6% of couples date for 8 years or more before getting engaged.
Why do some men and women have an expectation that sex should occur early in a dating relationship (e.g.
a few dates or a few months max), yet they're more likely to feel the need to date a few years before considering marriage?
Sex is a very important part to a happy and healthy marriage, though not the only important part. Sure, you could marry someone without knowing if there is any real chemistry, and hope that you can just work on it over time, but to be honest, it will probably add more stress and complications in the marriage if the sex is bad from the start.
I'm all for waiting until you're married, if that's what you want to do.
Only 19% of women in the Northeast get engaged at age 24 or younger.
Meanwhile, in the South, this figure is more than double, at 43%.Ok, so you've found "The One." Maybe you've been dating for as little as a few weeks or as long as a few years. What circumstances do you consider before taking the steps to tie the knot? Do financial situations or job security affect your decision?How long is too long to wait for a serious commitment, if you know you're ready for a ring?When they feel they know each other enough and care about each other enough for it to happen.If someone's in a hurry for it to happen, and you're not, then it's not a good match, and you move on.Men in the Northeast present a similar case, with nearly 10% less engagements below age 24.