(Closed) How long did you date before proposal???

posted 9 years ago in Proposals
  • poll: How long did you date before he proposed?

    less than 6 months

    6 months to a year

    1-2 years

    greater than 2 years

  • Post # 107
    23 posts
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Got engaged a year after we started dating, but we had a long engagement, three years. 

    Post # 108
    80 posts
    Worker bee

    7 years. We met in school when we were 21, got married at 28. In the time between, I finished my degree and got a career going, he finished his degree, moved to another state, we dated long distance for a couple years, he earned his master’s degree, he moved back, we lived together for six months, then he proposed. 

    Post # 109
    138 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    Four and a half years!

    Post # 110
    7553 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2019

    Exactly three years, he proposed on our 3rd anniversary 🙂

    Post # 111
    493 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    2 years to the day. 🙂 He proposed on our 2 year anniversary. 

    Post # 112
    851 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    First marriage: 9 years.

    This time: about a year and a half. 

    Post # 114
    718 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    Officially dating- 12/5/09, Officially engaged 8/10/12

    Post # 115
    5229 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    First marriage: 1.5 year to engagment

    Second marriage: 3 years to engagement

    Post # 117
    2 posts

    Meet my guy on line in April 2012, talked on line and texted with phone calls until we finally met in August 2012, he is now planning to propose marriage this Thanksgiving with all of his family present (he bought a ring).  We are not young kids in our twenties either so that may be the differnece.  We both know what we are looking for and we love each other and it’s more than sexual since we live over 1,000 miles apart from each other. Sometimes you just know when that person is the right one for you.  There are NO rules for when is the right time to do anything.  There is NO book or format you have to follow only your heart.  Life for all of us come arounds ONCE take a chance and say yes don’t live with regret or wonder.  We will be married on 12/21/12 at 1 pm a lucky set of numbers if you ask me.


    Good luck

    Post # 118
    869 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    2 years and 3 months / I think it would’ve been our 2 year anni but we were fighting like cats & dogs around that time and I don’t think either of us wanted to even think about that. Things calmed down and he asked a few weeks later.

    Post # 119
    831 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2010

    3 years, living together for 1!

    Post # 120
    384 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    we dated for 1 and half years before he purposed but been best friends for five years and known each other for 18 yrs.  I know weird but we are truely sole mates and i can’t imagine being with anyone else but him!!

    Post # 121
    1 posts

    We have been dating nearly 8.5 years and we are not engaged… I really don’t expect it anytime soon either since I am in med school and I have expensive taste which I think is hindering him from buying a ring he thinks I will not like. I am sure when it happens it will be perfect 🙂

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