(Closed) SPINOFF: When your SO (or you) proposed…

posted 6 years ago in Proposals
  • poll: Was there a "speech"?
    Yes and I remember it perfectly! : (13 votes)
    19 %
    Yes but I can't remember what he said. : (19 votes)
    28 %
    No, he just asked/we just decided. : (32 votes)
    47 %
    I can't remember at all. : (4 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
    5011 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    He didn’t give a speech. He didn’t say anything at all other than telling me to open up the box. I thought I needed a speech but I really didn’t.

    Post # 4
    2114 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    Yes , there was a speech .. I can remember the gist of what he said but I was trying not to go in to the ugly cry .

    Post # 5
    688 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    It was not a long speech but he did say something before asking me to be his wife.

    Post # 6
    10288 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011

    He told me how much he loves me and how he couldn’t imagine spending the rest of with life with anyone else. I don’t remember his exact words but that was the basic gist. Short and sweet.

    Post # 7
    2442 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I got what I call a business proposition.  There was something about combining forces and assets to reach a common goal.  Nothing about I love you and I want to spend the rest of my life with you.  Half way through I stopped him and told him to start again with a romantic theme rather than a business theme!  So yeah, I got a speech alright!

    Post # 8
    116 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    My FH talks a LOT. However he was so nervous before he proposed all he did was get down on one knee, ask me to marry him, then proceeded to put the ring on my RIGHT hand. I thought it was romantic he was too speechless for a speech…totally unexpected from him and that’s why I loved it.

    Post # 9
    116 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    oops double post

    Post # 10
    357 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    I voted remembered it perfectly but really it should be rememberd it somewhat. I just remember something along the lines of “I love you, your the love of my life, I have waited too long to do this, I cannot wait to start my future with you, will you marry me. There was other stuff in there as well that I do not remember. Fiance proposed in the park across From Niagra Falls and I think the drinks at dinner combined with me being nervous because we were in public and it just being a little awkward overall contributes to my memory loss.

    Post # 11
    2362 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2017

    I cant remember. I went into a daze.

    Post # 12
    9824 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    For us it was a mutual “let’s get married” discussion, though he did present me with a ring later. I’m not sure a speech would have felt natural to me, but it would have been fine. Everyone likes to hear nice things! Oh and also, I can’t remember what date we got engaged, like at all.

    Post # 13
    3978 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    Oh……I think so…..I remember he said something but I can’t really recall what it was. I never thought of that before.

    Post # 14
    1867 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I remember word for word. There wasn’t a long speech, but he did say more than “Will you marry me”. He referenced the first time he said “I love you”, since we were in that same spot when he proposed. Interestingly, I found out from him just last week that I started to tear up, but I don’t remember that!

    Post # 15
    2233 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Not exactly. He didn’t even say “Will you marry me?”. Instead he asked me what time it was, said “it’s wedding time!” slipped on the ring and started crying (him, not me!)

    Post # 16
    7339 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    @Ms. Martian: haha he cried? that’s so cute 🙂


    When my Fiance proposed I was in such a big shock that none of us spoke, I was crying and freaking out and he was just staring at me with the ring on his fingers. When I finally calmed down I said “well?” and he then said ” well will you marry me silly :-)?” and I said YES, I was still shocked when we were hugging, I just couldn’t say anything lol

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