According to their research, couples who dated for three years or more before getting engaged were 39 percent less likely to get a divorce.
But there are more factors to deciding that you’re ready to get married than just the length of time the couple has spent dating each other.
I understood his viewpoint, but didn’t necessarily agree with it.
I thought the amount of time spent on the phone getting to know each other and speaking to each other on a deeper level was more valuable than staring at each other on the couch.
On the other hand, Bob is in his 30s, not getting any younger, and dating for 5 years may be a bit extreme at this point. How long did YOU date before popping the question / getting asked?