By Kerri Sheehan

Glee star Matthew Morrison popped the question to girlfriend Renee Puente Thursday night according to People. The couple has been together since 2011 and announced their engagement at the White Tie and Tiara Ball in London.

How do you know when your partner is ready to settle down?

Cupid’s Advice:

Marriage is a big leap and not knowing if your partner is ready to make a serious commitment to you can be frustrating at times. Are you ready to make that long walk down the aisle, but not sure if your significant other is? Cupid has some advice:

1. Financial independence: Many individuals have school loans and lots of other financial woes to deal with these days. Once a man has made the move to stabilize himself financially, then he may be ready settle down and commit.

2. Baby talk: If a guy is clearly ready to be a father, then there’s no question that marriage is just around the corner. Marriage is a natural progression that leads to fatherhood.

3. You’re invited to family functions: If he’s in it for the long haul, then he’ll want you to be comfortable with his family. Once he considers you a part of his family, you know he’s ready to settle down and get married.

Do you think your guy is ready to commit? Share below.