Love's Clock: When to Move to the Next Level in Love
Going to the Chapel. . .
Accepting an engagement proposal and jumping the broom are obviously huge commitments
Accepting an engagement proposal and jumping the broom are obviously huge commitments not be to taken lightly. Many successful marriages start after just six months of dating; others crumble after a decade of courting. Communication is key here.
The Expert Says: “Wait one year before getting engaged. It is important to go through each season and holiday celebration at least once before making a permanent commitment. Also, get pre-marital counseling before tying the knot. This will address any relationship issues, large and small, prior to marrying.”