Huston followed 168 newlywed couples over fourteen years and charted each couple's relationship satisfaction throughout. Results showed that couples that had dated an average of twenty-five months before marriage were most happily married at the conclusion of the study. The study also looked at couples who were quicker to get married.
Imani Randolph 07. I splurge on new sneakers sometimes because I want to. 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. Out of respect for the preciousness of such a wholehearted decision, I am working on being less judgmental when I see someone following their heart — no matter how skeptical I might be about the rationality of their decision-making.
By Elana Rubin Oct 23 2018 If you've ever dreamed about getting engaged, you're not alone. A lot of us definitely think about the steps in potential or real relationships.