(Closed) How long after dad's blessing / having the ring did your FI propose?

posted 5 years ago in Waiting
  • poll: How long after dad's blessing / having the ring did your FI propose?
    0-1 month : (56 votes)
    59 %
    2-3 months : (28 votes)
    29 %
    4-5 months : (5 votes)
    5 %
    6 months ++ : (6 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2018

    9 Days

    Post # 4
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I know some guys who waited months to a year after getting the blessing to propose. Luckily my FH only waited 2 weeks. 

    Post # 5
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    About 10 minutes haha

    From the jewelery store, he went straight to my parents to ask for their blessing, and then came to pick me up. His orignal plan was to do it a week later, but he was just too excited lol

    Post # 6
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    MrMojito did not speak to my parents before he proposed, but he bought the ring on black friday and proposed december 12.

    Post # 7
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    He got the ring/asked my dad on Friday, proposed on that Tuesday. So four days.

    Post # 8
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

     FI bought the ring on a Friday and then went out of town. Had the ring shipped to him while he was out of town; it arrived on tuesday. He came home Friday night. We left for NYC Saturday morning. He called my mom while I was in the bathroom at a rest stop and proposed about 90 minutes later ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 9
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    He talked to my dad at Christmas, we picked out the ring in February, and he proposed the night he picked it up from the store.  Why would anyone wait once they had the ring in hand?

    Post # 10
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    3 days

    Post # 11
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    Over 6 months. He asked my father at the end of the rugby season and he didn’t propose until February this year.

    Post # 12
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I think he had the ring for about 2 weeks and it was 5 days after he asked my Dad’s blessing.

    Post # 13
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    A few hours.

    Really though, we’d been together 12 years at that point, Darling Husband didn’t even really need to ask – it was a “given” everyone wanted us to get married. Darling Husband kept it a secret and took my dad to lunch the day he proposed to clue him in that it was THE day. 

    Post # 14
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    We bought the ring together at the end of August so we considered ourselves more or less engaged. But he didn’t technically propose, and we didn’t make it public, until my birthday in November because he still wanted some element of surprise. 

    Post # 15
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2018

    My SO asked for my Dad’s blessing in July 2011.  I’m still waiting…

    Post # 16
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    I picked out my wedding/engagement ring set on December 14th 2012, my Fiance asked for my dad’s blessing on January 12th, and he finally proposed on February 13th! <3

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