Some other interesting stats come out of the research - with people having two serious relationships on average before settling down with their 'One'.
Plus, apparently women get married on average at the age of 30.8 (compared with 22.6 years old in the 70s).
Some publications have determined that the average couple dates for a mere 25 months (just over 2 years) before the question is popped, while others find that couples date for just under 3 years before getting engaged.
There’s a lot of societal pressure on what’s considered normal in the dating and marriage world, so we decided to conduct a survey to find out what’s really going on.
The total average time living together before marriage totals to a whole 3.5 years.These quite happily married women knew what they were looking for and spent considerable time building their relationships before making the decision to partner for life with their husbands.Within the sample was 27.17 and the average age for their husbands was 28.94.We surveyed a random sample of 2,072 females in the United States aged 18 to 45 over a course of three weeks to see how long they dated their partners before they got engaged.We asked three simple questions: Each of these questions were designed with the goal in mind: to find out how time and age affect relationships.