Average time spent dating before marriage


28-Jul-2020 03:43

" data-og-type="article" data-og-image="https://apis.xogrp.com/media-api/images/e65892ec-1d92-4e53-bc16-34f490ab662e" data-og-description="What's the average dating time before marriage, and how soon is too soon to get engaged?" data-og-url="https:// data-canonical-url="https:// data-amphtml-url="https:// How long did you and your fiance date before he or she proposed—and what's considered normal?While there is little variation in female engagement age in the West, Midwest and South, women in the Northeast get engaged slightly later: there is nearly a one year differential between them (27.8 years) and women in the South (26.9 years).This is primarily driven by New York and Pennsylvania, where our average respondent’s engagement age hovered around 28 years old.Men in the Northeast present a similar case, with nearly 10% less engagements below age 24.In the West, the relatively high percentage of younger engagements might be partially explained by Utah, where 60% of the population are of the Mormon faith.Furthermore, the median amount of time a couple dates before the proposal is 3.3 years.But as we found, these numbers vary based on where you live.

Meanwhile, in the South, this figure is more than double, at 43%.Modern couples are rewriting the rulebook when it comes to weddings and marriage.