The reason why men marry some women and not others ready to get married until a few years after that marriage as a real option two to four years later so if youre dating a man much.
I just broke up with my boyfriend of 18 years because he is not ready to get married and wont be ready for 10 years or so ya he has issues from his divorce and has general concerns about marraige.
I am 44 years old and my boyfriend is 54 we have been dating for 4 years i those 4 years i have yet to meet any friends of his i met a brother on our first year of dating only by chance we were inside my car while his bro stood outside in dimly lit neighborhood where his bro lived.
I have been dating my boyfriend zach for one year and eight months and i am ready to get married at least i think i am you see ive always had this two year rule in my mind for how long i want to date someone before we get married two years seems like a natural progression.
I know the idea of dating that long to get married scares me but i also dont want to assume that just because ive been with someone for a year that it means he should be ready to give me a ring.
decades ago the statistics ranged from six to fourteen months ted huston a leading researcher on transitions in relationships marriage and parenthood followed couples for 13 years starting in 1979 he states in his study that happily married couples dated for approximately 25 months before getting married.
Span classnews_dtnov 05 2008spannbsp018332anyway hypothetically if we were just happily dating going on four years now no talk or plans of a future marriage no real desire to pursue marriage together at least not with any haste we could easily date another 4 years.
Span classnews_dtsep 25 2007spannbsp018332my boyfriend and i have been dating for over 4 years weamp39re very happy and many say weamp39re the perfect couple however after 4 years weamp39ve talked about a wedding but he still has not proposed.