” Most senior singles have been married at least once before.
According to a 4,000-person survey from the wedding planning app , the average age for men getting married in 2015 was 31.8 years, compared to 31.5 in 20.
But it does beg the question; what is the average length of time couples are together before tying the knot?
While you might have watched a series of engagements and baby announcements flood your Facebook feed over Christmas, it seems there’s now a rough guideline for when you can expect that ring, wedding party and pitter patter of tiny feet.
interviewed more than 2,000 people about the intricate details of their relationships – including everything from becoming ‘Facebook official’ to the harder questions of commitment and long-term plans.
Sure, it’s a cute romantic notion on “Last Tango in Halifax” to be swept off your feet so rapidly, but be careful.
That emotional need is precisely the one that leaves seniors vulnerable to getting scammed. You don’t have a biological clock ticking to contend with in order to have children.At the same time, it can be really hard to know when it’s the right time to start talking about a bigger commitment with your S.O., especially if you’re yet to have the money, living together and “do you want kids? That’s why we tapped experts to find out what the rules are on how long you should be together before you walk down the aisle. First off, there’s no hard-and-fast minimum time requirement for deciding when to get married.But you shouldn’t panic if you’re not falling into the same patterns, with dating expert Kate Taylor explaining the study: “While each relationship moves at its own pace, daters are often reassured by comparing their experiences with others.“We all ask our friends, "When did you know your partner was The One? Well according to the survey, 33 per cent of couples have their first serious conversation about a long-term future within the first year of their relationship, with engagements typically happening after two years.