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Five months: "We were in love and wanted to start the rest of our lives together.
But the other findings, like the fact that expensive rings and ceremonies don't yield happier unions, are more surprising.Marni Battista, founder and CEO of Dating with Dignity, "If a couple puts off marriage and is engaged for a very long time, they have to look at the motivation behind having a long engagement." This phenomenon commonly occurs in celebrities: this week it came out that Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's year-and-a-half-long engagement was called off.A diamond is forever, but an expensive engagement ring means the marriage might not last that long. Men are 50 percent more likely to end up divorced when they said their partner's looks were important in their decision to get married, and women are 60 percent more likely to end up divorced when they cared about their partner’s wealth, compared to people who said they cared about neither. Honeymoons decrease the chances of divorce by 41 percent.* * *Part of the study echoes what we already know about marriage: That it's increasingly for rich people—who make a lot and can afford honeymoons.Which one ultimately bodes better for engaged Youngs — a very long engagement, or a shotgun wedding?The Long: New Yorkers Dan and Emma were both anti-marriage when they first met, but after dating four and a half years — and getting a legal domestic partnership — they decided it was a good way to go.Now he's talking about asking her to marry him and he says she's on the same page despite only knowing each other for less than a month. My ex-best friend of 4 years recently got engaged...after dating the girl for a month. Last I heard her mother is making them wait to get married in April (they were planning on eloping this past weekend--it would be 2 months at that point). Hopefully those two can cool their jets for a few months and really decide if they want to rush into marriage without even knowing one another. What do you all think about people who get engaged/married after only dating for a very short period of time?
These two are NOT kids, both in their late forties, early fifties. I know this used to be fairly common, even engagements were kept very short.
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How long did you date your partner before he or she popped the question?
Dan says: "Both Emma and I wanted me to be significantly closer to finishing my dissertation by the time of the wedding: having prospective employment is a good thing." They're also set on one particular venue, which rarely rents out for events.
While they admit that tradional family members on both sides are perplexed by their wait time, Rachel Sussman, New York City-based therapist and relationship expert, is on their side: "It's good for couples to know each other for at least a year to two years before they get married.
We got married less than six months later than our engagement.