Typical length of dating before engagement
Sure, it’s a cute romantic notion on “Last Tango in Halifax” to be swept off your feet so rapidly, but be careful.That emotional need is precisely the one that leaves seniors vulnerable to getting scammed. You don’t have a biological clock ticking to contend with in order to have children.It's also kind of frustrating when everyone else is getting married before you, and especially when people constantly comment on the long engagement." – hellohkb"6.5 months was MORE than enough time to do everything we needed!When I give talks on how to make wise decisions about love relationships, the burning question that someone almost always asks is, “How long do I have to wait?But, of course, pointing out that not rushing into a pre-mature commitment is very difficult when we’re in love doesn’t really address the question at hand—that is, how long is it until the cocaine-rush of initial infatuation wears off, and you can make a good decision?Some marital experts would argue that two years is a good amount of time to wait.” Most senior singles have been married at least once before.
Then once you’re betrothed, devote at least a few more months to learning to work through things together.So, in the realm to waiting a sufficient length of time before marrying, are you willing to wait for an endless supply of lovely marshmallows, or do you want to bite down, right now, on something that resembles a marshmallow but may well turn into a bag of pus once you’ve committed?I wonder if this explains why the Spanish word "esposa" means both “wives” and “handcuffs”?Once you two cohabit, make changes slowly so you both can adjust.Building a midlife romance is more like planting a rose garden than a weekend project.