This is primarily driven by New York and Pennsylvania, where our average respondent’s engagement age hovered around 28 years old.
Only 19% of women in the Northeast get engaged at age 24 or younger.
The movie looks hilarious (it's produced by Judd Apatow of Bridesmaids fame), but it made us wonder…how long is too long to be engaged?
Sure, sometimes things happen, like one of you goes away to school, moves for work, or has to go on a military tour of duty, but what about if you're not facing one of those hurdles?
If you find that you or your guy is hesitant to set a date, it's important to be honest with yourself and each other about what you want for the future. That said, Goldsmith says you shouldn't rush a wedding either.
Winter, in general, seems to induce men and women to pop the question, as 30% of all engagements occur in November and December.On the other end of this spectrum, only 6% of couples date for 8 years or more before getting engaged.Though by a relatively small margin, couples in the South spend the least time dating prior to engagement.At an average of 2.9 years, Southerners date about 5 months less than the average American before slipping a shiny ring on a finger.On average, women (27.2 years) tend to be 1.5 years younger than their partner (28.7 years) at the time of engagement.