(Closed) How old were you when you got engaged?

posted 10 years ago in Proposals
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    30 and over

  • Post # 137
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    772 posts
    Busy bee

    Engaged at 27 (a few weeks before my birthday) and married 5 months later at 28 🙂

    Post # 138
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    Bee Keeper

    Together at 19 (me) and 20 (OH); got engaged at 24; OH was 25. When we marry, he’ll be 28, and I’ll be nearly 28.

    Never thought I’d marry before 30 lol

    Post # 139
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    Helper bee

    31 ENGAGED, will be 33 MARRIED. Such an oldie compared to you ladies…I would have been married at 25 to my first love, I was with him for 8 years from the age of 17/18, but the story is just too messed up to go into. I THANK GOD, I never did and waited until now……I would have been unhappy in hindsight in the situation we were in. I  am strong, I know what I want now and I am financially secure. – I am so ready and excited, and have been with my partner for 4 years –  it’s now or never.

    Congrats to all you younger brides, I wish you well, I am just stating why I am marrying a little later and why I am happy to be….it’s no dig at you young brides who are happily in love: and know what you want)

    Post # 140
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    1388 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    20. Will be married at 22.

    Post # 141
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    1727 posts
    Bumble bee

    Proposed to Mr.TKE just after I turned 21, will be married just after I turn 26. Hello 5 year engagement!

    Post # 142
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    26 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Together 17

    Engaged 25

    Married 26

    Post # 144
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    58 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    We got together at 15/16. Engaged at 20/21. And Married at 21/22. 🙂 Love of my life. Our 2 year wedding anniversary is on Monday… cannot believe it! 

    Post # 145
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    444 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    When we started dating: he was 24 (11 days after we met he turned 24) and I was 23.

    When we got engaged: he was 25 and I was 24.

    When we get married: he will be 27 and I will be 26.

    (His birthday is August and mine is in January so he’s just a few months older then me).

    Post # 146
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    448 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    I got engaged the first time at 19 and got married at 19, this time I got engaged on my 26th birthday and will be married when I’m 27. I’m getting old. :'(

    Post # 147
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    1113 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    Together at 16 (yeah, really!), engaged at 24, married at 25.

    Post # 148
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    347 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    I was 26 when we started dating he was 31.

    Engaged 31 and 36

    We will be 32 and 37 when we get married.

     

    I feel old haha.

    Post # 149
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    347 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    @rdownie1:  Yay someone on here close to me.  I am just sneaking in at 32 (my bday is 6 weeks after the wedding.  It might have been in the back of my mind when picking dates.

     

    Post # 150
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    6 posts
    Newbee

    I’d just turned twenty, and we’d been together for 6 1/2 years.

    I was far too young – both in terms of age and maturity. I wish I’d had the guts to say “Please don’t do this now, wait a few years”. That wasn’t an option – he’d told literally everyone he knew (except my father!!) that we “were getting engaged” before he asked me.

    That was 15 months ago, and in that time I’ve moved to a new country, dropped out of university, began a job in a new profession and learned a ridiculous amount about myself. He moved over to join me back in September, and we’ve lived together ever since.

    If only we’d experienced all of this before getting engaged. Had he proposed in 2 or 3 years time, it would have been so much more exciting for me. Instead I’ll end up having a 5 year engagement (minimum) and resenting that neither I nor anybody else involved is excited.

    We live and learn!

    Post # 151
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    540 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2010

    First time I got engaged I was 17, married at 18, divorced at 30.

    This time I got engaged at 34 and married at 34.

    Post # 152
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    68 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    dated at 19, engaged at 25, will be married at 27. he’s a year older.

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