The average duration of courtship varies considerably throughout the world.Furthermore, there is vast individual variation between couples.Anon Regular Lurker One girl I dated, after the 2nd date, asked me when we were getting engaged....This was at Utah Valley Community College, which is what it was called when I went there.I started seeing the sister of a friend, who was a missionary companion of mine. The third time, I was asked, with crying eyes, if I was ever going to propose to her, as she had prayed and been told, "Beyond a Shadow of a Doubt", that I was the one for her! (Never mind that another girl, told me the same thing, only a week earlier).THe kicker is, I decided to end it, after that night.Also, as a demographic, many boomers have invested in themselves and their personal growth over the years.
Are things getting serious between you and your senior mate?A courtship may be an informal and private matter between two people or may be a public affair, or a formal arrangement with family approval.Traditionally, in the case of a formal engagement, it has been perceived that it is the role of a male to actively "court" or "woo" a female, thus encouraging her to understand him and her receptiveness to a proposal of marriage.Once you start to get the feeling that your boomer date might just be the one for you, it’s time to consider how long you two need to wait before saying, “I do!” Most senior singles have been married at least once before.
And the survery concludes the same for engagement rings: "Spending between $2,000 and $4,000 on an engagement ring is associated with a 1.3 times greater hazard of divorce as compared to spending between $500 and $2,000." The study found that when the couple has over 200 guests at their wedding, their chances of divorce decrease by 92 percent.