(Closed) How Long were you engaged?

posted 7 years ago in Proposals
  • poll: How long were you engaged?

    less than 6 months

    6 months to a year

    a little over a year

    over 2 years

  • Post # 3
    1344 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2013 - Vine Street Church

    Eleven months and one day.

    Post # 4
    810 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    2 months.:)

    Post # 5
    507 posts
    Busy bee

    8 Months +

    Post # 6
    9561 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2013

    just shy of 8 months

    Post # 7
    1299 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    By the time we get married, we’ll have been engaged about 26 months.

    Post # 8
    701 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    By the time we get married we will have been engaged for 9 months we are both in our mid 20s


    Post # 9
    4810 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @smarie13:   I’m in the midst of a fourteen month engagement, and it feels just right.  🙂  

    Post # 10
    4114 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    One week less than a year. We were both in our mid to late 30’s

    Post # 11
    838 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2008

    @smarie13:  5 months, but we were older so we were already settled. 

    Post # 12
    3099 posts
    Sugar bee

    @smarie13:  Why does it jump from a little over a year to over two years?  I was a year and 8 months, but I can’t vote, so I’ll just post.

    Post # 13
    1979 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    18 months (though it would have been a year if my sister wasn’t getting married this year too). When we get married Fiance will be 30 and I will be 27.

    Post # 14
    121 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2015

    I’ll be engaged for about 5.5 months before I’m married. I have noticed that age can have a lot to do with it… in your early twenties, it’s common to be engaged for much longer – whether you’re saving for the wedding, or waiting for graduation, or whatever. I’ve had friends who were engaged for three, four years because they got engaged so long before they were actually going to get married. However, I’m just a little bit older than average, and I’m also choosing not to have a very big wedding or a very fancy reception, so it’s pretty easy for me to throw it all together.

    It has to do with age, and life situations, and money, and also on the kind of wedding you want to have. When people want to have a big wedding, it usually takes much longer to plan… the people with shorter engagements often (but not always) are having smaller or more casual celebrations.

    Post # 15
    310 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    2 years and 2 months, we will be married in May

    Post # 16
    2293 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Originally we were planning on having a 2 year-ish engagement, but we ended up with 12 months and one week. Now I can’t imagine having it be longer!

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