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The Marriage Proposal: How Soon is Too Soon?

From the Show: Staying Well
Summary: The whirlwind romance can turn into a disaster if you don't play your cards right.
Air Date: 2/25/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Marsha Lucas, PhD
Marsha lucasMarsha Lucas, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and neuropsychologist who has been practicing psychotherapy and studying the brain‐behavior relationship for over twenty years. Prior to entering private practice, she was a neuropsychologist on the faculty at the Emory University School of Medicine. She has a special interest in the practice of mindfulness, especially in how it stimulates the brain to develop new, more integrated circuits ~ which may be at the heart of well‐being, including emotional balance and resilience, enhanced relationships and friendships, and greater empathy and connectedness. Dr. Lucas currently practices in Washington, DC.
The Marriage Proposal: How Soon is Too Soon?
Couples often become engaged early on in a relationship.  

Some would say, "When you know, you know."

But is it wise to rush such a huge commitment? How soon is too soon to get engaged? 

Psychologist and neuropsychologist Marsha Lucas, PhD, explains how to know when the time is right to make such a large commitment, how to effectively get what you want in a relationship, in the right way.