William appears on the cover of People after dating his girlfriend Middleton for five years. Friends, on their possible engagement:
There are no people advising her or preparing her for anything. She is going about her private life as a private individual. Will, known for his stubborn streak, won’t let anyone dictate a time frame-but also acknowledge an engagement is no longer a matter of if but rather when. This is certainly not something they are going to rush into. But their relationship is very strong.