He asked the parents! How long did it take you?

posted 3 years ago in Waiting
Post # 2
265 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

He asked my dad in early September 2013, and he proposed October 18 (the same day he picked up the ring from the jeweler 🙂 )

Post # 3
951 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014


exoticchic:  3 months.  🙂  But, that was also because he was out of state for a while.  He probably would have done it sooner if he could have.

Post # 4
7911 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2015

Commenting to follow- in the same boat!

Post # 6
8847 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

Exciting!  My guy waited 2 (3?) days and proposed in a random hotel room because he couldn’t wait any longer, that cutie.  I didn’t know that he had asked them until after.  

Buuuuut… he did wait like 12 years to get to that point, lol!  (To be fair, neither of us were any rush for the first, oh, 11 years.)

Post # 7
1197 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

congratulations!!  it took FI about a month, but he likes to take his time on things.  hope it comes soon for you!!

Post # 8
3433 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - The Gables Inn, Santa Rosa, CA

He asked in June and proposed in August.

Post # 9
1377 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

exoticchic:  I didn’t actually know that my FI asked my dad until we told my parents of the engagement. Apparently, way back  in April or so, he asked my dad. He bought the ring in July, and proposed just before Christmas. It drove my parents crazy haha they had to pretend they had no idea

Post # 10
931 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

DH waited about 5 minutes!  He got my Dad’s blessing while I was in the shower, then he asked me as soon as I came out and started folding laundry. 

Post # 11
166 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

That weekend! 

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