Then were engaged for 1.67 years (20 months) before getting married.
The total average time living together before marriage totals to a whole 3.5 years.
Look who owns the higher percentage in this data and the “flip flop” of women v. No matter how much we love love here at Weddington Way, we also recognize that marriage is a big step.
Grooms are also older than their bell-bottom wearing counterparts: 32.7 is the average age for men to get married, which is 8 years older than men in the 1970s.
Also there was good news from the couples, 95% (who is in that 5%? ) of whom recommended getting married and 85% said it only made their relationship stronger.
No matter where in the US you live, women, on average, get engaged about 2 years earlier than men.
The one place there is a slight difference in overall age is the northeast where both men and women get engaged about a year later than the rest of the country.