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Dating for 2 years

Decades ago the statistics ranged from six to fourteen months.

They have seemingly great mates who have jobs and call their moms and open doors to restaurants- but haven’t yet popped the question.He states in his study that happily married couples dated for approximately 25 months before getting married. Couples who were unhappily married soon after they said “I do” and quickly divorced more often married at or after three years.Couples who fell fast in love were engaged after nine months, and married after 18 months.Keep doing this, even if it’s several times a day, and their spectre will start to fade.We all know at least one person who’s had a break-up makeover.However, a quick and practical tool is the ‘three-second rule’.

As soon as your ex pops into your head, acknowledge the thought, count to three, then focus immediately on something else.

You might not think it, but your idea for a new tattoo design may well be rooted in your heartache.

So maybe wait a while before getting ‘Life’s a Bitch’ inked on your thigh.

Think positive and focus your energies to getting on with your life rather than regressing. It can feel like you’ll never meet someone special ever again, but don’t resign yourself to a lifetime of being single.

Love ebbs and flows; it’s not a one-time experience.

Plus, there’s nothing more cathartic than a good cry.