(Closed) How long did you date your FI before getting engaged?

posted 4 years ago in Rings
Post # 76
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2017 - the garden house, seattle

just under three months. we met on february 29 of last year, and he proposed under unusual circumstances on may 28. he proposed again on june 3 to be sure i knew he meant it. he moved in at the beginning of july, and we got married last month, a couple weeks shy of 15 months after we met. so far, bliss.

Post # 77
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

8 months. We were married a month later. We were both 24.

Post # 78
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2017

We dated for 10 months before getting engaged and will be married in August after being together for one year and 7 months! I’m 28 and he’s 38. Sometimes it seems crazy when I think about how much has changed since we met in January of 2016, but we just both knew that it was right. 

Post # 79
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Sugar bee

14 months dating, and 8 months living together (really it was more like 10, but 8 months officially). We were 30 and 29 when we got engaged.

It was a LOT faster than I normally move in relationships. I’d dated someone for 2 years just before that that I didn’t even discuss living with, and he’d just dated someone for 6 years who was pushing for marriage, but he never felt ‘ready’. I always thought that the ‘when you know you know’ thing was idealistic, but life sure showed me haha. We actually started talking about marriage after 2 months, but I told him we had to wait at least a year. 

Post # 80
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2019 - Henry Hill Farm

Just over 9 months 🙂

Post # 81
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2018

We dated for 2 years before we got engaged (lived together for 1 year)! I was 26 and my Fiance was 34. 🙂 

Post # 82
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Newbee
  • Wedding: July 2017

4 years, age 31.

Post # 83
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2000

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bridetobespring2018 :  my husband and I were together for 2 years before we were married we were not engaged really as he never actually got sown on bended knee and asked me..

It was something we had discussed and decided to so 😉

We probably would have married a year earlier but couldn’t  because I was not 18 yet lol..

But we are still chugging along we have made it though the death of one of our children and we also have a special needs son and 2 other crazy boys..

17 years now♡♡

Post # 84
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2017

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bridetobespring2018 :  Fiance and I met when I was 18 and he was 21 (we were in college). We started dating December 29th 2012, he proposed April 16, 2016. We had been officially living together for about 11 months prior to him proposing. 

We are getting married September 17, 2017 and I will be 23 and Fiance will be 25.

Post # 86
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Worker bee

We were dating for a little over 10 years before he proposed. We’ve been dating since I was  17 & he was 18

Post # 87
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Helper bee

Well… I didn’t read all the comments, but I’m probably one of the fastest. LOL  My husband proposed on day 3 after meeting me and then when we said we should probably slow it down… he waited to day seven after we met.  I said yes.  We got married 6 months after we met.  19 yrs later…. and many people proven wrong… HERE we are, very happy, 3 kids, 2 dogs and livin’ the dream.  Ha. 

Post # 88
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Newbee

I just got engaged this past weekend! I’m so excited! I’m 30, he’s 32, we’ve been together for 4 1/2 years and living together for about 3 of them. We’ll probably be married Fall 2018.

Post # 89
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2009

You guys are going to think I’m crazy.  We got engaged after dating for 10 months….in which we were only in each other’s presence for about a week.  It literally went like this:  first date on a Monday, second date on a Tuesday, then Wednesday he went back to Iraq for 10 more months.  He got back and a week later we were engaged.  Seems to be working out for us though.  Still married almost 8 years later!

Post # 90
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Blushing bee

A little over 2.5 years – it would of been sooner. We both knew before our 1 year and would of gotten engaged at 1.5 years. However, he moved from Ohio so was getting himself settled in California. We both wanted to be fully established before taking that step.  

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