When you know you know. Guys get married when the time is right. Women get married when the guy is right.
2 years after the guy says ''will you marry me'', and there is no plan in place.
I'd say three to five years.... is average if it's a financial situation...or one of you has been married before and not ready after year one or two to commit. Longer than five years I'd say is too long. HOWEVER, I knew this woman who went with her man for TWENTY YEARS before they finally decided to get married. So too long is if YOU think it's TOO LONG...you'll know girlfriend.
I waited three years to marry Lover Man. We both had been married before....so I was a bit leery. But it turned out to be great!
i too have been married. im not leery . my mother waited 20. but both of them were alcoholics at the time so that got in the way. they were engaged for 8. it doesn't have to be right now cus theres a lot to it . but i have this nagging feeling in the back of my head that i am waisting my time. especially because it's been 8yrs.
Eight years! Move on, girl. You should have asked him what he wanted after one year.
if she isn't ready to committ to this jelly within 2 weeks, it's time to move on
2 weeks...ykes thats fast....'d say 3-4 yrs would be to long for me.
Trust your gut. If you feel like you are wasting your time, you are. Make the move and suggest a break or seeing other people.
Test and see how each of you is solo.
If you get back together and want to make it permanent, it's all good.
Whatever you do, do NOT issue an ultimatum. Bad, bad, bad idea.
Always retain the upper hand (or the appearance of the upper hand).
Just waiting our "real" resident expert Dawn M to chime in here.She's a marriage counselor. I'm just a marriage 'expert'
i always thought those were a bad idea. but how do u make a suggestion like that to someone u been with almost a decade without rubbing them the wrong way.i think it's a good suggestion.
Why get married?
Man is not a monogamous by nature.
He is a polygamous creature.
Marriage makes attorneys rich and enemies out of friends.
what the hell u think i been doing for 8yrs. i got dipped in the holy water 4 years ago and ever since it's all i can think about.
With all due respect Lamonda, after 8 yrs, why would ya want to destroy a good thing?
If ya have kids and your man signed the birth certificates, be happy!
A marriage doesn't need to to be documented on a piece of legal stationary. You are already married.
Enjoy married life as you have been for the past 8 yrs.
I'd say after one year if he hasn't let you know he wants you in the rest of his life, he doesn't
Life is too short.
Find somebody who does.
by richtwf9 months ago
With an increasing number of married couples ending in divorce - Do you think that divorce is a too easy way out and that a couple should work harder to make their relationship work?No marriage is perfect and couples...
by Mikeydoes6 years ago
Nothing against your spouse if you have one, but in a different life, knowing what you know now, would you get married?Being 24 I have a tough decision to make, and I haven't decided.
by MeGunner6 years ago
From perhaps every human perspective, advice on issues about marriage tend to have the undertone of endurance... like it's just a neccessary 'evil' we all should pass through. Of course I know many people don't stay...
by hubhub2223 years ago
There are two guys.Upfront, I am going to be practical(as I am in my early 40s), but at the back of my mind, I still value "pure love". I've never been married, no children, having been busy with my study and...
by lovelife084 years ago
Assuming we're talking about a younger couple, what would you think of a person's decision to start dating again only one or two months after their spouse dies as a result of illness, car accident, etc?
by Jenny Pugh3 months ago
A happy, fulfilling, and successful marriage is supposed to be lifetime where the couple grow together in loving, understanding and caring for each other. Likewise, ideally, they learn from each other and reciprocate...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.