Long engagements

posted 2 years ago in Proposals
Post # 2
5207 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2013

Livia-C-to-be:  10 days officially engaged, 11 years dating, 8 years of serious plans to get married.

Post # 3
642 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

We were engaged 2 years and 3 months when we got married. Sometime it felt like forever and a day, and others it felt like I blinked and the wedding was here. I liked the long engagement (which was necessary because my DH was finishing medical school and we didn’t want to add any additional stressors at the time) because I never got stressed out planning the wedding. I did a little here, then took a break, and a little there, and another break lol. It doesn’t work for everyone, but it was perfect for us!

Post # 4
601 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2015

Livia-C-to-be:  we’re getting married next year. Well have been engaged for 5 years, together for 6.

Post # 5
6525 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

Livia-C-to-be:  we dated for 8 years before getting engaged , engaged for 22 months. We had a long engagement because we needed to save up for moving out and for the wedding. 

Post # 6
482 posts
Helper bee

Livia-C-to-be:  Engaged for 14 months before our wedding day, but had been together for 11 years!! 

Post # 7
825 posts
Busy bee

We’ll be engaged for almost 3 years by the time we get married. We were originally supposed to be engaged for 21 months but then I got into a fast-tracked grad program and we pushed the wedding back a year so it’ll be 33 months by the time we finally say I do. Only 19 months to go!

Post # 8
537 posts
Busy bee

We’ve been engaged for 3 years, and won’t be married for another year to 1.5 years. We got engaged August 2011 and plan on being married in Winter 2015/Spring 2016. 

Post # 9
851 posts
Busy bee

One month away from 3 years on our wedding day. We got engaged much earlier than we had planned, life threw some crazy stuff at us and we decided it was important not to wait. 

Post # 10
2395 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

We were together 7 months when we got engaged, then married 4 months later.  So yeah – a 4 month engagement!  I didn’t like being a girlfriend or fiancee – we pretty much just went straight to husband and wife 😉

Post # 11
3528 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

Livia-C-to-be:  We will have been engaged for 4 months and we got engaged after a year of being together. Honestly, I can barely stand to wait that long, I don’t know what to do with myself while waiting for December to come. We’re not having a real wedding so there isn’t really much planning to do, just waiting. I can’t imagine waiting 2+ years.

Post # 12
6 posts

We have been engaged for only 2 months so far. Our wedding will be in JULY 2015!! Looking forward to it 🙂 🙂

Post # 13
113 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

We were engaged for 22 months and I would do it that way again if I had too

Post # 14
559 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2016 - Charleston, SC

Livia-C-to-be:  we’ve only been engaged 3 months so far, but will have had a 2 year (almost exactly!) engagement by the time we get married. I go back and forth between being really happy I have time to plan, relax, and save and being really antsy to actually get to DO SOMETHING! We’re having a long engagement for many reasons as well…in the end I think I’ll be glad we are doing it this way but sometimes I sure do wish there was more to plan 🙂 

Post # 15
132 posts
Blushing bee

Together 4.5 years and engaged for 7 weeks. We’ve now been married almost 8 weeks but oh it’s a magical time!

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