Timeline of dating relationships
Younger couples, either in school or early in the career building stages of their lives leaned towards the 18 month range, while couples in their late twenties and beyond tended to have these discussions in the 6 to 12 month range.
The definition for a “serious” marriage discussion was that it touched on points to determine whether or not the relationship was headed towards marriage.
In order to better understand these norms, we recently took a deep dive into the typical timeline relationships follow.
Through a randomized survey, we asked men and women about the timing at which they feel comfortable moving forward with various relationship milestones such as vacationing as a couple for the first time, moving in together, and having children.
A realistic time frame of when two people might be, or will be married, creates a healthy pace.
If marriage is nowhere on your radar, then NEWSFLASH, you have no business dating the other person.
Lopez, 47, and Rodriguez, 41, have officially become an item, according to And in just one month, the couple has taken their whirlwind romance from Los Angeles and New York to the Dominican Republic.
Only time will tell how far these two will go, but for now, here's a timeline of the twosome's budding relationship.
They seem to think you can get to know someone by looking at some photos and chatting online, which is obviously absurd. Wrong or simply wuss out before ever getting to know you.Do what feels right for you and you may just find love at the end of your timeline! Share with us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or in the comments below!At the beginning of March, rumors of a romance between baseball legend Alex Rodriguez and pop-culture icon Jennifer Lopez were finally confirmed. They consider how their current actions fit in the context of a bigger narrative. While every relationship is unique, there do seem to be commonalities and norms around the timing at which significant relationship milestones occur.