Post # 1
Just curious as to how long you girls (and guys) were engaged before you got married. My fiancé and I have been engaged for over 2 years, and while we have our reasons for waiting (which are all, unfortunately, financial), I’m getting so impatient! on the bright side, I’ve had tons of planning time!
Post # 2
Livia-C-to-be: 10 days officially engaged, 11 years dating, 8 years of serious plans to get married.
Post # 3
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
Livia-C-to-be: we’re getting married next year. Well have been engaged for 5 years, together for 6.
Post # 5
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
Livia-C-to-be: Engaged for 14 months before our wedding day, but had been together for 11 years!!
Post # 7
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
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
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
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
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
We have been engaged for only 2 months so far. Our wedding will be in JULY 2015!! Looking forward to it 🙂 🙂
Post # 13
We were engaged for 22 months and I would do it that way again if I had too
Post # 14
- 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
Together 4.5 years and engaged for 7 weeks. We’ve now been married almost 8 weeks but oh it’s a magical time!