The average duration of courtship varies considerably throughout the world. Furthermore, there is vast individual variation between couples. Courtship may be completely omitted, as in cases of some arranged marriages where the couple do not meet before the wedding.

The courtship period is the duration oftime a couple has before they start dating or get married in some cases. In most situations, it’s the man who woos the woman and this is the time when you spend hours on the call and go out on cute dates and have those flirty conversations. It’s the best time of your relationship.

It’s when you get all the attention but you’re not really in a relationship but the anticipation of what is to come leaves you feeling all tingly. Love is beautiful and the wooing period or the courtship period is an important part of a relationship. Just before you plunge into it, you get a little glimpse of the maddening love. But is the wooing period really important? If yes, why is it so important? These questions are important.

In the United Kingdom, a poll of 3,000 engaged or married couples resulted in an average duration between first meeting and accepted proposal of marriage of 2 years and 11 months, with the women feeling ready to accept at an average of 2 years and 7 months. Regarding duration between proposal and wedding, the UK poll above gave an average of 2 years and 3 months.

This time allows you to pamper each other and show each other the love that you can provide. This time allows you to understand each other better and know what you want and if it’s not the same thing, then it allows you to find a middle ground for things. You get to know each other’s pasts and the problems and get to take a little peek into each other’s lives. The courtship periods is just what you need before you decide to spend the rest of your life with someone.