Dating time to engagement
We ended up on the ‘speedy route’ because long distance was a deal breaker for both of us.”Lyanne, 26“I got married after knowing my husband for eight months. At first, it was a crazy disaster for this longtime single lady. Surprises were how broke my handsome and sweet immigrant husband was!
I’ve learned just how tough it is for immigrants to thrive in the US.”Lindsey, 39“We were in the military and got stationed on opposite coasts.
I splurge on new sneakers sometimes because I want to.
But I’m quite certain I can count on one hand the times I’ve done something because it felt overwhelmingly right.
The same goes for Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson: when I first heard that the couple had only dated for a few weeks before Davidson popped the question, my first instinct was to roll my eyes to infinity and beyond.
We’ve been married fifteen years and have two wonderful girls.”Laura, 41“I moved in with my now husband after our first date. We got married the first time in Canada, where I’m from, a year and a half later and got married again in Austria this past January — an internationally recognized marriage, unlike the previous.One of those moments was saying I love you, romantically, for the first time.After I said it, I felt like I was surrounded by warmth, like I was precisely where I was supposed to be.That said, who ever called caution the spice of life?Yes, marriage is a high stake union, both emotionally and financially.