how long after the wedding….

posted 8 months ago in Relationships
Post # 16
565 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2018

We’re planning to start trying for our first in 2020. Our wedding was sep 2018 and I’m currently 30 and dh is 37. We’ve been together 8.5 years 🙂 

Post # 17
1617 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2018 - Location

We got married in August of 2018. Moving into our new house in May and will start trying then, so about 9 months! We’ve been together for 8 years now (lived together for 5) so no need to “enjoy time just the two of us”. I’m 28 he’s 30, we’ve travelled to over 30 countries so we are ready! So excited!

Post # 18
459 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2019

We have been together for 5 years now, we are getting married in six days and we probably won‘t try before being married for two years. He‘s 34 now and I‘m 29. We need to figure out where we‘re going to live first and have our finances more stable. 

Post # 19
487 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

We were together 10 years/married for 3 when we started trying, had our first a couple months before our 4th anniversary, at ages 28 and 31. 

Post # 20
7042 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

We were together 12 years when we got married and waited 4 years to start trying. It took us 2 years until our baby was born. We were 32/35 when he was born (turned 33/36 just a couple of months later).

Post # 21
401 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2018

Current 32 (me) and 38 (him). Got married last year April after 3 years together. Started trying immediately and conceived in the July. Due to give birth next Friday..!

Post # 22
1945 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2017 - Pearson Convention Centre

We were going to try for our 1 year anniversary but I got pregnant the month before. So we waited 11 months

Post # 23
1475 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2021 - Kauai, HI

I love my kids, but I wish we’d have waited a few years to really build a strong marriage / career foundation before trying for kids. We were 21 and 23.  I underestimated how much stress it would put on us.  My second marriage we waited a year to start trying. I was 30. We had one miscarriage and then had our baby boy right after I turned 33. It was easier!

Post # 24
2518 posts
Sugar bee

We’ve been married a little under a year now, and we’re thinking of waiting until we’ve been married 2-3 years before ttc. We’re 28 & 31. 

We recently talked about it because I think now that we’re married and our finances are in good shape it’s become more of a reality for both of us. That said, we’re still living in a teeny apartment and can’t afford to buy real estate in our very HCOL area. Prior to TTC we’d like to move to a less expensive area and ideally buy a house. Realistically we may rent longer since we don’t know where our jobs will take us, but we’d at least like to move someplace where we could afford to rent a house. We could theoretically do that now, but we need to time it with our careers and dh recently got a promotion which is making it more attractive to stay in the city a bit longer and save aggressively. 

Post # 25
713 posts
Busy bee

shadesofbay :  together for 9 years when married,  started trying around our 2nd wedding anniversary. I was 28 and Darling Husband was 31 when DS was born. 

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