(Closed) How Long were you engaged?

posted 8 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 # 32
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    We will be engaged for exactly one month tomorrow! And we are getting married in about two weeks. The timing was decent for planning a typical wedding. I wish it had been shorter and we had just eloped though.

    Post # 33
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    A little over 7 months. It was more than enough time for me to plan my wedding. 

    Post # 34
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    Worker bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    We’re having a 3 month long (or short, lol) engagement 

    Post # 35
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    One year and 4 days ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 36
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    Busy bee

    I think a lot of it can depend on when you get engaged…For example if you want to get married in July, then get proposed to in May..that may not be enough time for you, so you have to be engaged for over a year…whereas if you get engaged in the fall then you could have plenty of time to plan a wedding for that upcoming july and not have to wait a full year.

    Post # 37
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    Exactly 6 months. We got engaged 10-13-12 and married on our three year sating anniversary 4-13-13. I may or may not have had a lot of the planning done before we were engaged. 

    Post # 38
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    17 months.  It took me a bit to figure out what kind of wedding I wanted.

    Post # 39
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

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    @shadesofviolet:  LOL.  We got engaged December 2007 and married August 2012.  I was waiting for my daughter to graduate from college.

    Post # 40
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    @smarie13:  Just over 2 years- the timing worked out perfectly for us.

    Post # 41
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2018

    22 months and 5 days. I was 19 and he was 21 when we got engaged. 

    Post # 42
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    Newbee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    6 weeks unofficially, 4 officially.. Decided to get married 20th of July, went ring shopping the 21st then again the following weekend. Received the proper proposal and got officially engaged 2nd of August then got married on the 23 August!

    Post # 43
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    @smarie13:  By the time we get married in July we will have been engaged for 3 years and 23 days!!! I DO NOT recommend that long of an engagement to anyone ! ๐Ÿ˜›

    Post # 44
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2014

    It will be 19 months plus 19 day. That wasn’t even planned like that! Lol

    EtA: we were 28 when we got engaged. We will be 29 when married and 30 on our honeymoon a couple months after the wedding.

    Post # 45
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    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    @smarie13:  I was 29 and was engaged for 1.5 years. It was going to be 2.5 years to allow us to save, which with hindsight would’ve been the best idea but my Mother-In-Law at the time wasn’t very well.

    Post # 46
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - Greenbrier Country Club

    2 months away from a 2 year long engagement.
    I voted for “over 2 years” because none of the answers really fit, but I wanted to vote ๐Ÿ™‚

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