How Long were you engaged?

posted 3 years ago in Proposals
  • poll: How long were you engaged?
    less than 6 months : (25 votes)
    15 %
    6 months to a year : (39 votes)
    23 %
    a little over a year : (77 votes)
    46 %
    over 2 years : (28 votes)
    17 %
  • Post # 3
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2013 - Vine Street Church

    Eleven months and one day.

    Post # 4
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    2 months.:)

    Post # 6
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2013

    just shy of 8 months

    Post # 7
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    By the time we get married, we’ll have been engaged about 26 months.

    Post # 8
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    696 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    By the time we get married we will have been engaged for 9 months we are both in our mid 20s

     

    Post # 9
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    3960 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @smarie13:   I’m in the midst of a fourteen month engagement, and it feels just right.  🙂  

    Post # 10
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    One week less than a year. We were both in our mid to late 30’s

    Post # 11
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2008

    @smarie13:  5 months, but we were older so we were already settled. 

    Post # 12
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    Sugar bee

    @smarie13:  Why does it jump from a little over a year to over two years?  I was a year and 8 months, but I can’t vote, so I’ll just post.

    Post # 13
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    18 months (though it would have been a year if my sister wasn’t getting married this year too). When we get married FI will be 30 and I will be 27.

    Post # 14
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2015

    I’ll be engaged for about 5.5 months before I’m married. I have noticed that age can have a lot to do with it… in your early twenties, it’s common to be engaged for much longer – whether you’re saving for the wedding, or waiting for graduation, or whatever. I’ve had friends who were engaged for three, four years because they got engaged so long before they were actually going to get married. However, I’m just a little bit older than average, and I’m also choosing not to have a very big wedding or a very fancy reception, so it’s pretty easy for me to throw it all together.

    It has to do with age, and life situations, and money, and also on the kind of wedding you want to have. When people want to have a big wedding, it usually takes much longer to plan… the people with shorter engagements often (but not always) are having smaller or more casual celebrations.

    Post # 15
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    2 years and 2 months, we will be married in May

    Post # 16
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Originally we were planning on having a 2 year-ish engagement, but we ended up with 12 months and one week. Now I can’t imagine having it be longer!

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