(Closed) How long were you together before he proposed?

posted 10 years ago in Proposals
  • poll: How long where you together before he proposed?
    Less than one year : (35 votes)
    11 %
    1-2 Years : (62 votes)
    20 %
    2-3 Years : (52 votes)
    17 %
    3+ Years : (157 votes)
    51 %
  • Post # 3
    2286 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    I don’t think I did, because I never had the chance. My Fiance proposed after we’d been together for three months. It was the most natural thing in the world to us!

    Post # 4
    2249 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2019

    8 years! but we started at 16……

    Post # 6
    50 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    We started dating my senior year of college – and kept dating 4 1/2 years before he finally proposed. I went to law school and didn’t get too antsy about it until my last year of school and my first year working because I was ready and knew I was moving back to be with him. I totally understand though how hard it can be to watch friends (especially those who’ve been dating a shorter amount of time) get engaged. Push through. Looking back, this is the right time for us to get married – we weren’t ready earlier (even though I certainly thought I was).

    Post # 7
    6571 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2010

    we were together 11 months. and i was antsy!

    Post # 8
    948 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2010

    He proposed after almost 6 years of dating.  I’ve never been really antsy, we talked about it and knew it would happen at some point in the future.  He totally surprised me with it, but we are definitely ready to start official married life after all this time. 

    Lately I’ve been thinking back to early in our relationship- it is an amazing thing to see how it has evolved and how we have both grown in it.  I can’t wait to see how it continues!

    Post # 9
    987 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    Just over a year for us

    Post # 10
    335 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    He proposed on our second anniversary. Before we knew we’d get married but it didn’t feel urgent.

    Post # 11
    5 posts
    • Wedding: September 2010

    5 years for me! I NEEDED to find myself and mature…and Im SOOOO grateful we took our time, because we’re both financially,mentally and spiritually stronger Smile

    Post # 12
    2403 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    10 years!

    we’ve been together since high school so i wasn’t even “antsy” until after 8 years or so… we both needed some time to grow up and get our careers in full gear!

    Post # 13
    522 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    8 years. I got antsy around 6 years, then calmed down, and then got antsy again a few months before he proposed.

    Post # 14
    3344 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    just over 5 years!

    Post # 15
    34 posts
    • Wedding: December 2011

    We dated 4 years before the proposal…but we’re planning a 2 year engagement, so it will be 6 before the wedding!

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