How long did you date before getting engaged ?

posted 8 months ago in Engagement
Post # 91
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2015

v132722 :  from Aug 2006 to Dec 2014.  It was a long ride, but to be fair (he barely deserves it) we were long distance (I’m talking 1-3000 miles) until 2011.  After that it was his own dumb procrastination, but I can laugh about it now, mostly.

Post # 92
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Busy bee

4 months 😀

Post # 93
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2018

10 days before the 2 year anniversary of our first date.

I knew a few months ahead of time that it was coming (I helped him choose the ring in October after he looked for a few weeks with his mum but couldn’t find the perfect one, and then my mum blabbed that he had asked for their blessing!) 

 

Post # 94
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Blushing bee

I’m not engaged yet, but soon! Going on 4 1/2 years and have been together since we were both 19

Post # 95
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Newbee

v132722 :  7 and a half years, we were 14 when we started dating 

Post # 96
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2016

1.5 years. We’re old. 

Post # 97
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

v132722 :  a year and 2 months 😊 pretty quick…mainly because we are older and want to start a family. I was 35 when he proposed and he was 37. We are now about to turn 37 and 39.

Post # 98
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2019

v132722 :  officially dating and living together for about 3 years, but we had known it each as very good friends for 7 years before we made anything official … 

Post # 99
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Bumble bee

v132722 :  We dated for one year, broke up, got back together. 

After that, we dated for 2 years before moving in together, and started discussing marriage. He proposed 2 years after that, so we got engaged after 4 years.

Post # 100
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

About a week shy of two years. (I’d told him early on that my general timeline was that I wanted to be dating someone for at least 2 years before getting engaged, so he almost made it. He was trying to hold out until our 2-year anniversary but he couldn’t wait any longer.)

Post # 101
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Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2018

10 years to the day! We started dating in high school and both wanted to purchase a house before getting married so that extended the timeline a little bit haha. Getting married this summer and can’t wait! 

Post # 102
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Just over a year.

Post # 103
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Bumble bee

Two years xo 

Post # 104
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Blushing bee

Well I am not engaged but my older cousin and her partner have been dating for 4 Years and are still not engaged.

Whereas my parents dated for 8 months and got engaged. (They are going on their 27th anniversary on February 16th). 

Post # 105
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: Chateau Des Fleur

2 years and 2 months we started dating when I was 18 and he was 19 ☺️

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