Dating before getting engaged
If you have a relationship/dating question I can help answer, you can send me your letters at As a follow-up to yesterday’s discussion, I’m curious, those of you have been engaged: How long did you date your significant other first? You can also follow along on Facebook and Instagram.(I think we would have gotten engaged a little sooner had we started out living in the same city.) We were married in July, 2009, after a quick, five-month engagement (and I seriously couldn’t imagine doing it another way, unless it were to make it an even faster engagement, followed, perhaps, by an elopement).Just curious how long people were dating before he popped the question - and after getting engaged, how long did it take you to set a date?What were some of the things that you took into consideration when setting a date?We were engaged in May of 2011 (this year) and still have not set an exact date yet!Marrying a foreign national means you will have to abide by certain immigration rules and arrange for the right visa so your partner can be with you.
Apart from your personal preferences, you should make sure your wedding plans meet the legal requirements of the country is which the ceremony takes place.
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And how long was your engagement before the wedding?
If you are within the same country, then it's just a matter of deciding who will move, depending on your circumstances.
Consider work, standard of living, and any other issues that may be important to you before you make a decision.