There are so many factors…
We married in March 2013. The only reason we didn’t start trying then (or slightly before then) was that he wanted to be certain we were moving into a house. We started trying in June, as I told him we’d have 9 more months to prepare/move to a bigger apartment or house. We ended up moving into our house in July.
…10 cycles in and still trying, so I’m probably not the uplifting story you may have been hoping for. In our case, I think we have male factor infertility going on.
But, by the time we married, we had also:
lived together for 2 years by the time we married
He had a great job; mine was meh, but not necessary for us
Both of us were finished with our educations
We ranged in age from mid-20s to early 30s
Relationship was going really well.
We were in the midst of a house hunt, which we could afford
We had no insurmountable debt; I have student debt, but it’s manageable.
House and student loans will be paid off in 10 – 20 years
So, for us, there wasn’t much in the way of emotional or financial aspects in the way, thankfully. We’ve been very lucky on that front.
Now, if only we could get lucky with our reproductive organs…sigh.