Engaged after 6 months of dating
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“Christian saw this as a perfect chance to ask Joe for his daughter’s hand in marriage,” the insider says.
"They got to experience what it's like to live with each other or spend a lot of time with each other, go through some life cycle issues, like the loss of a family member or the loss of a friendship, or going to a wedding or funeral and really getting to see each other in a lot of different contexts and feel like it's a good match. You want to have some problems emerge and see how you deal with problems together.
For me, it's more about the range of experiences that lend themselves to compatibility rather than the amount of time.
"There is no 'normal.' Partners may have an implicit expectation of the length of an engagement, based on their family, their culture and their community.
Since she's extremely close with her family, the 31-year-old decided to fly her father Joe and her mom Cynthia Germanotta to her place so that they could spend time together on the long Fourth of July weekend — and get to know her 38-year-old beau.
As previously reported, Gaga had already started planning her wedding to Christian and she's she just waiting for him to get down on one knee.
But now that her father has given them his blessing, the source says, “It’s just a matter of time before he proposes!
Five months: "We were in love and wanted to start the rest of our lives together.
We are both really happy with how fast everything happened.