(Closed) spinoff- Who here got engaged REALLY soon?

posted 6 years ago in Proposals
  • poll: How fast did you get engaged?
    0-3 months : (21 votes)
    17 %
    4-6 months : (29 votes)
    24 %
    7-9 months : (29 votes)
    24 %
    10 months- 1 year : (43 votes)
    35 %
  • Post # 3
    9687 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    You may want to change the poll to 7-9 months so there’s not the overlap.  😉

    For us – 6 months, too, and we don’t feel it was too soon.  When you’re in love you just KNOW.

    Nobody was shocked because everyone who knows us and sees us together says we’re absolutely perfect for each other.  I don’t wish we’d waited, I’m very happy everything has worked out exactly the way it has.

    Post # 5
    513 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    6 months for me. We moved in 2 weeks after our first date lol!

    Post # 7
    5668 posts
    Bee Keeper

    5 months. When you know, you know.

    Post # 8
    9483 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    A little after a year.  We will only be together 3 years a month before we get married.  I think a lot of people are shocked when they hear that – like they’re expecting we were together for 10.  So technically most of our relationship has been during our engagement.  I think that’s nice.  

    Post # 9
    1402 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    We aren’t getting engaged soon because we’re still in school, but we unofficially moved in with each other almost as soon as we started dating!  When you know, you know!

    Post # 11
    228 posts
    Helper bee

    A friend of mine got engaged two weeks after she met her boyfriend and they were married another four weeks after that (so they had only known each other for six weeks!)  She didn’t tell us ahead of time and we were all shocked to find out, but they’re still married more than ten years later!

    Post # 12
    471 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    For me:

    First date September 19th

    Moved in October 19th (Was also the first night he spent the night together in my home and he just never went back)

    Engaged November 23rd

    Getting married on August 3rd

    I am 38, he is 41. I think we know what we want by now. Really all of our friends and family are on board and are totally happy about it. Occasionally we get the “didn’t you learn the first time” comments since we are both divorced.

    Post # 13
    1526 posts
    Bumble bee

    We just moved in together and have been dating 2 and a half months. He’s officially proposing by his birthday (in a month and a half) and we’re getting married 12.12.12 (so around 8 months). For us, we’ve both had multiple serious relationships that just didn’t work, so when we found each other and everything fits it just makes sense. We both know what we want out of our marriage and have similar views about life. Plus he has full custody of his daughter, and so we want our family to be “official” as soon as possible. 🙂 

    Post # 14
    2116 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Well, not engaged yet, but it’s coming. However, I told my parents he was the man I was going to marry before I ever met him 😛


    Maybe I’m psychic!

    Post # 15
    276 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    We met November 2011, moved in together May 2012. Engaged July 2012. We will have a JOP wedding September 2012 with a “real” ceremony and reception in June 2013.

    Post # 16
    165 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I’m young and got engaged soon. I’m 18 and got engaged after dating 13 months. People have treated us very harshly! But you just know sometimes! (we knew after 3/4 months.
    Plenty of people date for years before getting married and still break up, you decide how your relationship will be so only you decide the timeline.
    As long as youre both ready who matters.

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