Average dating period before marriage
She's a drinker, a smoker, vegetarian, late-arriver...
Men and women both face getting cheated on once in their quest to find 'The One' - but the average adult will also be the cheater on at least one occasion in their dating lifetime.
On most college campuses, that likely puts the two of you in the same relatively small social circle.
Perhaps both of you are active in the same campus ministry, you go to the same church.
More than half would even describe their partner as their complete opposite.
Researchers also found that while 94 per cent of women believe in true love, just 88 per cent of men feel the same way. Simsion added: ''Unlike most people in the survey the protagonist in my novel has never had a second date but he's convinced he just hasn't found the right woman.
When two people are dating — especially when it's going well and two people are really into one another — the desire to spend more and more time together, to know each other better and better, to confide in each other more and more often and exclusively, is overwhelming.