Dating for 7 years before marriage
You might even be filling your thoughts with anxiety and frustration about the future of your relationship.The issue of how long to wait for the ring might be a decision point for you.Many couples are choosing to cohabit as an alternative to or dress rehearsal for marriage.
Currently I co-run a longitudinal study of marriage and family development, started in 2008 and ongoing, and the answers couples gave me about their engagement ranged from several months to several years.
If not, you may find yourself like Jennifer Aniston’s character in Bruce Almighty (she repeats this long-suffering role in “He’s Just not that Into You”) whose boyfriend needs literal divine intervention from God to get him to propose.
In real life God doesn’t make such obvious house calls.
Read this question as- are you strong enough to leave?
On one hand creating an ultimatum for your partner rarely motivates romance.