The study also gave some optimistic glimpses into the state of modern relationships.
It showed that the rate of divorce is at its lowest since 1971, and 83% of couples say they felt no pressure to get married and did it because they wanted to.
But it does beg the question; what is the average length of time couples are together before tying the knot?
Once you are dating your single senior and start to have the inkling that this person just might be the new great love of your life, it’s not time to jet down to the courthouse. Too many seniors are so strongly desiring to be paired up again that they rush to get engaged too fast.
Becoming engaged within just a month or two and spending large amounts of money on purchasing major furniture together is moving way too fast.
This is primarily driven by New York and Pennsylvania, where our average respondent’s engagement age hovered around 28 years old.
As we saw above, the average age for a woman to start rocking a ring is around 27.