Western dating traditons
Romance is more relevant than social and financial status, education and likewise.
Before, arranged marriages were a lot more controversial than they are now.
Although that is still practiced now, some adjustments have been made to it.
They also take into consideration a person’s background, education, financial status when marrying them.
Romance isn’t enough, practicality is also taken into account.
Western culture is more poetic and romantic when it comes to dating and marriage.
They hardly ever get married if they are unsure of their love towards each other.
Basically, how long the couple is engaged depends on how much time the family needs to plan the wedding. Spending a long time with someone and investing years in building a relationship with them, it is inevitable to marry them.