Dating an engaged man
This is a far cry from a hundred years prior, where census data revealed the average age for women to marry was 23 and men 25.8.
But then again, we didn't live as long as we do now, and women did not have the same career options.
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Besides giving gifts and throwing showers, what can we all do to support married couples and encourage strong marriages?
For some couples, the right time to get engaged is only a few months after they start to see one another; other duos take years to get to the altar.
Once your relationship is serious, at least one of you may start thinking about engagement.
Justin, age 22, said, "Six months maybe, but I'm not going to worry about that for a long while!
" I think them a bit naive, given that few of them were engaged or married, but it was nice to hear.
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