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  • No amount of time- 1 day is good enough for me!

    4 3.67%
  • <1 week

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  • <1 month

    2 1.83%
  • 2-3 months

    4 3.67%
  • 3-6 months

    14 12.84%
  • 6 months to 1 year

    20 18.35%
  • 1 year

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  • 2 years

    24 22.02%
  • 3 years

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  • 4 years

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  • >4 years

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Thread: S/O How long is too long

  1. In vino veritas
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    S/O How long is too long

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    So in Cara's thread, Anchored2aSailor said that she doesnt consider how long is too long, but more is it too short.

    Soooo

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    What is the shortest amount of time you would date someone before getting engaged at the age you currently are? I know everyone (and every relationship) is a unique and special snowflake, but for you, personally, what is the shortest amount of time you would date someone before accepting a proposal at your current age?

    For me, I am 24. If I started dating someone at 24, I would want to date them for at least 2 years before getting engaged. To me, 24 is still young, and people are still changing a bit, so at this moment, I would need to date someone at minimum 2 years before getting engaged.
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    I'm 25 - I feel like 2 years together is a good minimum for me. DF and I were together 2 1/2 years before he proposed.
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    Ideally, at least two years for me as well. But then again, if he decided to propose a year and 8 (or around there) months in...I probably wouldn't say no.
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    At least 2 years
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    DH and I were together for 15 months when we got engaged. I don't think I would be comfortable accepting a proposal before a full year. If I could go back in time, I might even make it 2. It takes a while to really get to know someone. I'm not saying I regret marrying DH, but I definitely wish I knew then what I know now, even though we've been doing great as of late.
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    I agree with you. At least 2 years.
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    Since I have two kids, at least 6 months. That would be long enough to be sure he fit into the family, not just with me. Without kids in the picture, 3 months or so.
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    At least 2 years. Even longer if in a LDR.
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    Same here. In any circumstance, I've been in 3 relationships that have lasted a year and a half, and obviously 2 of those didn't work out. So, I have to at least get past that before I'd ever consider saying yes. I feel like it takes at least that long to know if you could handle that person for the rest of your life, throughout any changes they might have. That's just me though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Loving View Post
    Since I have two kids, at least 6 months. That would be long enough to be sure he fit into the family, not just with me. Without kids in the picture, 3 months or so.
    This is about right for me.
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