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Average amount of time dating before getting engaged

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After compiling these responses, we sorted them by geographic region West, Midwest, South, and Northeast. Something interesting to note is that the remainder of those in this age group were split fairly evenly between dating for less than one year and more than three years when they got engaged. Not only does the media continually portray this path as the norm, but the people we surround ourselves with also provide a benchmark for when we think we should be getting engaged. We included the location factor to see how these relationships varied across regions as well. Only you can know when you're ready to take the next step.

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Become a Priceonomics customer. Data via Weddington Way survey Though by a relatively small margin, couples in the South spend the least time dating prior to engagement.

Whether you are engaged, living together or married, work on healing your conflicts, create healthy communication and your relationship will last for the rest of your life together. But as we found, these numbers vary based on where you live. This is natural and probably will last the rest of your marriage, or forever the bad news.