(Closed) Length of Relationship

posted 4 years ago in Proposals
Post # 2
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2016

We were together 5 years before getting engaged and we were given a hard time about it because we dated too long. The only reason we even got engaged was because we won a honeymoon 😂. 

Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

We were together for 1.5 years before getting engaged! Many people thought that was really soon, but we had a longer engagement and already bought a house together! I think it depends on the couple but I wouldn’t worry about what people think!

 

Post # 4
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Bumble bee

A little over a year, but we were friends for 2 years and had moved in together after like 3ish months

Post # 5
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Honey bee

5 years for us too! 

Post # 7
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Helper bee

We’ve been together a bit over two years.  I’m fairly positive we’ll be engaged before our third anniversary.  We’ve known for a while that we want to get  married, but neither of us feel particularly rushed.

Post # 8
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Helper bee

A little over 3 years…we had known each other for 3 year before that. We’ll have been engaged an additional year and a half before we get married in May.

Post # 9
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239 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

Almost 7 years here! Everyone’s relationship is different.

Post # 10
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Bumble bee

We were together under 10.5 months I think (met mid August, engaged end of June. Married just over a year later in September.) No one gave us a hard time because anyone who knew us enough to judge knew it was always going to happen and I believe everyone important supported us; we didn’t hear a single negative comment (not to say there definitely weren’t any, but no one said anything serious enough to get back to us anyway. :))

Post # 11
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

8 months. We were married the next month. No one gave us any shit over it, not that I would’ve listened anyway.

Post # 12
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534 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

8 years. We also got a hard time about waiting so long, at least from the LDS parts of my family.

Post # 13
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: Saint Domingue

missskay24:  We’ll be together going on 8yrs when we get married and were together going on 7 when he proposed!  I was wondering if he was EVER going to ask, even though I knew that was the plan. 

Post # 14
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Newbee

Just over 3 years for me! We moved in together after dating for 2 years and got engaged about a year after that. We are having a 2 year engagement though…so we will be together for just over 5 years by the time we actually get married 🙂

Post # 15
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Busy bee

Two years, but with the agreement that we wouldn’t get married for AT LEAST another three (we got engaged under extenuating circumstances, I didn’t want to even get engaged for another 3 or 4). I would never ever marry someone on hadn’t been with for a minimum of five years.

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