Each month, we get real talk on relationship problems from three of the gents who put the "men" in Men's Health. This month, we asked: "Do guys decide to get married because of the right girl — or just the right time?"
DEAN STATTMANN, MH SPECIAL PROJECTS EDITOR: TIMING IS KEY.
Last year I ended a relationship with a girl I could have certainly seen myself marrying—only because I wasn't ready to enter that chapter of my life. So, it's both, but for me, timing comes first.
PAUL KITA, MH SENIOR EDITOR: IT'S BOTH.
I always knew the woman I eventually married was the right girl. But I didn't know the right time until we were watching a sunset on a beach and a thought hit me: You'd better marry this person.
MICHAEL SNEEDEN, MH AND WH SENIOR VIDEO PRODUCER: YEP, IT'S BOTH.
I met my fiancee when I was 15. Eleven years later, when I popped the question, it may have seemed that I'd been dragging my feet, but I waited until we were both ready. But I always knew she was the one.
This article originally appeared on Women's Health.