"Marriages are becoming stronger than ever, relationships happier and more committed than ever, and couples more independent and consensual in their decisions than ever," Bridebook founder Hamish Shephard said. The question above could be put into a category along with questions such as “how long is a piece of string?
By then you should know if they have any bad habits or little idiosyncrasies that you can’t deal with.
Today's bride and groom are eight years older than the average couple who got married in 1971.
Just 46 years ago, brides were around 22.6 years old, and now they're 30.8.
There will always be people who have heard of a couple who married after a few months and it worked out perfectly while another couple dated for years before getting engaged or married and they did not last.
The expression “act in haste repent at leisure” is not always accurate.