I've been with my bf for three years, we just celebrated our third anniversary a few days ago. I was hoping for a proposal, but it didn't come. I've proposed to the one who's now my wife, about 4 years after we started dating and we got married a year later. All these four years we lived separately, and. At least that's what I told my now husband on year five of our dating relationship. Meanwhile, my husband was enjoying our dating relationship, felt no. And when he finally did propose, I never doubted his sincerity for a. 3 Reasons He Hasn't Proposed Yet That Aren't Red Flags for Your Relationship.