100 dating site for switzerland - Average time spent dating before getting engaged
The vast majority (91%) said they got married to show their commitment, while barely any did so due to social pressure (2%), financial reasons (2%), or out of convenience (2%), which shows how far society has come in just a few decades.
An even greater number of the couples (95%) would recommend marriage and 85% said it makes a relationship stronger, which is heartening but also unsurprising given that the couples were in the honeymoon phase of their marriages.
The total average time living together before marriage totals to a whole 3.5 years.
Some other interesting stats come out of the research - with people having two serious relationships on average before settling down with their 'One'.
The average bride in 2017 is 30.8 years old, and the average groom is 32.7, which is nearly a deacade older than the average in 1971, when your standard first time bride was 22.6 years old, and the groom was a super young 24.6.