(Closed) Did you say yes immediately?

posted 8 years ago in Proposals
  • poll: Did you say yes immediately when he proposed?

    Yes, I already knew I wanted to marry him.

    No, I needed some time to think about it.

    We didn't have the traditional "proposal."

  • Post # 3
    2536 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I voted yes, but it wasn’t the first thing that came out of my mouth. First I screamed, then I said yes!

    Post # 4
    1234 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I squealed a little then said yes!

    Post # 5
    11050 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    My first words were oh my god then a big fat yes

    Post # 6
    2550 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    @Carolsays:  I’d already been thinking about it so I knew if he asked I’d say yes.  I was kind of ashamed to be a tiny bit dissapointed when he showed me the box that was my Christmas present and it was far too large to be an engagement ring.  The coffee machine currently sitting in our kitchen was a fakeout gift 🙂  It’s a pretty good coffee maker too.

    I can totally understand needing some time to think if the proposal isn’t anticipated at all.  It’s a huge decision!

    Post # 7
    749 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    My Fiance claimed I kept saying yes and crying before he could even say anything ! hahahaha that MAY be true but I tell people a different side of the story Wink

    Post # 8
    793 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I think I said “Are you serious??” about ten times before I actually said yes but I didn’t have to think about it at all, I knew I wanted to marry him!

    Post # 9
    2587 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - UK

    Well, technically the first words out of my mouth were “You f*cker”.




    But I did say yes after that.


    Post # 10
    4949 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2018

    I can’t even remember what I actually said, but there was some kind of yes in there somewhere!

    Post # 11
    9948 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Lol, I said “Yes”… BEFORE he even asked !!

    Honestly, the Proposal wasn’t a surprise out of the blue (but it was a surprise all the same, as to WHEN and WHERE)

    We had exchanged LIFE PLANS thru our entire dating phase, so we were always on the same page.

    It was just a matter of time til he actually said the words…

    I did say “Really ?” in the moment, as I was a bit caught off guard (there was no ring)

    Lol, but I didn’t hesitate to get myself to a jewellery store the next day to begin looking.

    Hope this helps,


    For the record, tho I have to wonder HOW “traditional” the Hollywood Proposals are when they say statistically now they aren’t the norm.  Most couples just talk / decide to get married (like we did) and there is no BIG QUESTION – Bended Knee – or perhaps even a Ring in sight.  If you hang out on WBee long enough, you’ll clearly see that there is less and less of the “Hollywood” versions as more couples delay marriage for education & career, date longer, live together, buy houses, raise kids etc… BEFORE they marry.


    Post # 12
    2902 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I cried and eventually got the word ‘yes’ out 🙂

    Post # 13
    663 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I started crying a lot and smiling as soon as he pulled out the ring, haha. A guy at the table next to us in the restaurant said “Well, did she say yes?!” and my Fiance was like “Babe, you gotta give me an answer!” Lol… of course I said yes 🙂

    Post # 14
    9123 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

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    @jazzy14:  +1.  I said “Are you serious?!” about five times, until he asked “So is that a yes??”

    But we’d been together for over 10 years and already were committed life partners… not much to deliberate there.

    Post # 15
    1344 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2013 - Vine Street Church

    I forgot to say yes because he scared the sweet bejeezus out of me by popping out of a closet and asking me to marry him. I took the ring though right away though, so… I guess I said yes immediately?

    Post # 16
    9076 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Absolutely. I told him I’d marry him every day of my life.

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