every time our relationship would get to a point where she was ready to make a split, we'd cross another milestone (saying 'i love you,' moving in, getting engaged, getting married) and she'd be back on cloud 9 without a worry in the world. on that first phone conversation, we both said, 'this is either going to work or it’s not.'we had conversations [about marriage] way sooner than i thought we would, but i knew by the third date that he was the one. 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.
How We Got Engaged After 4 Months of Dating
What to expect after 4 months of dating
we agreed to start trying for a baby about six months after the wedding -- nevermind that he didn't have sex with me anyway or care about fulfilling my needs in that department in other ways. past studies have shown the sex-relationship link is a complex one. you’ve probably picked up on an inequity in he relationship, and one (or more) of your needs is not being met. for instance, a 2004 study of nearly 300 college students in dating relationships showed that when couples were highly committed, sex was more likely to be seen as a positive turning point in the relationship, increasing understanding, commitment, trust and a sense of security.