Among them, the biggest at play are typically age, and whether or not you want marriage and children.If you want to get married and/or have a family this often impacts how long you’re willing to wait for someone to pop the question.It's doable, but you have to be prepared, you have to be organized and you have to be very willing to make decisions quickly — and not change your mind.Here's what you do: After the ring goes on your finger, your fingers go on the keyboard. No two are the same and every couple’s story is different.
He has been married before and his ex wife decided she did not want children half way into the marriage and that is a major reason why they got divorced (along with many other things).A standard engagement used to be (hold your breath on this one) two years. Not to be a downer, but some people are only staying for two years.One year also used to be a standard engagement length. Now, more and more couples are setting the date for nine months after the proposal.But, as I get older, I find myself and many of my still single friends discussing the simple question: how long is too long to wait before marriage?Mind you, I’ve been down this road before, so I’m certainly not in a place where I feel like I need to—or should—rush headlong into anything.Just wondering how long you ladies who met your Fiance in your 30’s dated before you got engaged?