Are these guys patient or just stringing them along? As it turns out, there isn’t a lot of recent research on the courtship length prior to marriage.
Decades ago the statistics ranged from six to fourteen months.
Overall, Americans tend to move pretty quickly: nearly half of all engagements occur two years or less into a relationship.
On the other end of this spectrum, only 6% of couples date for 8 years or more before getting engaged.
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These couples usually made it to their seventh anniversary before divorcing sometime later.I get asked a lot of relationship-themed questions given where I work, and one of them is from women with boyfriends who want to know how long to wait for the ring.These aren’t women who have been dating for two months, but rather women who are in long-term relationships.Mark Huffman has been a consumer news reporter for Consumer Affairs since 2004.He covers real estate, gas prices and the economy and has reported extensively on negative-option sales.