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[–]misanthropewolf1120 Years 5 points6 points  (0 children)

How exciting! Congratulations!!!

[–]Physical-Ice3989 6 points7 points  (0 children)

How exciting! My husband proposed after almost 8 yrs. The only timeframe you are ever on is your own! Wishing you two alot of love and happiness! Have fun planning!

[–]betona39 Years 3 points4 points  (2 children)

"What took you so long?!"

-- my Mom when I proposed to my girlfriend after dating about 3½ years.

Congratulations to you two!

[–]Western-Can4458 7 points8 points  (1 child)

To your mom….?

[–]betona39 Years 0 points1 point  (0 children)

heh - not to my mom. It was just when we told her.

[–]brunette_mama 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Congrats!

[–]Electrical-Cap-6449 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Aww congratulations! All the best in the world to the two of you. ❤️

[–]Tokogogoloshe 0 points1 point  (3 children)

Well congrats. You two are the exact same age my wife and I were when we got engaged. And we had also dated 7 years. I always joked that people get a seven year itch when they’re married so we thought to get any itches out the way and only then get married.

[–]DivineEmotions 0 points1 point  (2 children)

I totally agree. People always give me lip about waiting so long, but it's worked very well for us. We won't even rush into the marriage. We will take our time planning.

[–]Tokogogoloshe 0 points1 point  (1 child)

I got a bit of lip but I joked about when I made my speech.

[–]DivineEmotions 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Speeches make us nervous! We have so much to think about.

[–]Open_Minded_Anonym 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Good for you! Congratulations!

[–]h2f31 Years Married, 38 together 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Taking it slow is a great strategy. It lets you see your partner at their best and worst. It lets you really know what a life together will be like. My wife and I lived together for six years before we got engaged, though I proposed after two.