How long? Weeks? Months? Years?
Do things depend on age?
If he doesn't see himself marrying a girl why stay with her?
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1) How certain I am that I know the real you (may take a while so I can see how you behave under different circumstances--your looks maybe got you in the doorway, but they have no bearing whatsoever on whether or not I'll marry you)
2) How long I suspect we would have to date before a proposal wouldn't scare you off--likely wouldn't be an issue, since I'd be screening you harder than you would be screening me. If the girl was truly amazing (very few people are), then this might be a consideration.
Actually, a third factor:
3) Can you come up with any compelling rationale for why I should marry you? I have yet to see a compelling reason for a man to get married today--anything I want from a relationship I can have without a traditionally defined, legal marriage--sex, kids, companionship, etc. But there are plenty of reasons for a guy not to get married, particularly as it regards legal issues/finances, among other things. So why should I do it?0