5 Reasons Your Engagement Should Be Longer Than One Year

Engaged couple

A look at the benefits of waiting.

Remember some of the diasters that happened during the prolonged betrothal in Five Year Engagement? Moving, infidelity, huge fights — no one wants that. But while many newly engaged couples feel like rushing down the altar, a new study found that they average length of an engagement is actually 13 to 18 months.

What are the benefits to having a longer engagement? Turns out, there's a lot. Our friends at The Stir count down some major benefits of waiting longer than a year to get married

See the the list at The Stir: 5 Reasons Marriage Engagements Should Be Longer Than One Year

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