Question: How long is too long dating?

According to recent data, most couples date for two or more years before getting engaged, with many dating anywhere from two to five years. Once the question is popped, the average length of engagement is between 12 and 18 months.

How long is it too long to date?

Some couples wait six years before making it official, while others date for just six months—it all depends on your unique circumstances. (Though, if youre one of those people who wants to put a number on it, one study showed that most couples decide to marry after about 2.8 years of being together.)

How long is the dating phase of a relationship?

But three months is considered to be the average length of the first stage of a relationship. According to psychotherapist and relationship coach, Toni Coleman, LCSW, you should be ideally making that transition from casually dating to exclusive around that time.

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