Getting engaged is one of the happiest times of your life, for sure, but before you decide to spend the rest of your life with someone, it's important to know that you're really, really ready to commit. Here's what you need to know about yourself, your guy and your relationship before you say "yes." Whether You Really Love Him -- Or the Idea of Getting Married You don't want to marry Mr. I-Suppose-He's-Right just because you're caught up in bridal excitement, or because it seems like the logical next step or because everyone you know is tying the knot. To be sure it's the guy you want, and not just the Mrs. title, psychologist Elizabeth Lombardo, PhD, author of A Happy You: Your Ultimate Prescription for Happiness, suggests asking yourself these questions: Can you imagine any other man in your wedding/honeymoon/married life plans? Would you still want to marry your guy if it was just the two of you at the courthouse? Think carefully about your answers before taking the next step.