(Closed) How long between ring purchase and proposal?

posted 8 years ago in Waiting
Post # 3
Hostess
16213 posts
Honey Beekeeper

Welcome to Weddingbee bestforlast!!! So glad you are here.

It was about 8 weeks between when he purchased and when he proposed. But I didn’t know he had purchased, so I wasn’t really planning.

Don’t worry…it will be official soon and you can continue with that “speechless” feeling!

Congrats. He sounds like an amazing guy!

Post # 4
Member
4567 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I think we’re definintely the exception, but it was about a week between. He got it in the mail on Wednesday and he proposed on Thursday.

Post # 5
Member
4480 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

About… 1.5 hours. What? We had to get it sized. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Post # 6
Member
81 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

my man had the ring for about a month before he proposed.  total surprise!

Post # 7
Member
1523 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Well, I pretty much figured out that Fiance was ring shopping, but then got very distracted and didn’t think he had actually bought the ring because it looked like he would get laid off. Talk about major stress fest. Short story is that he did not get laid off last Feb and he proposed at the begining of Mech 09 when we were in Vegas. Totally surprised me!

Anyways, I think he chose the ring a month before our trip and actually picked it up/paid for it a week before our trip.

Post # 8
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11325 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

Well… my guy bought the ring (online) in late August, got it in the mail in early Sept, and proposed in late October. BUT, he was waiting for a pre-planned vacation to propose, and he had been looking for rings since may/june. So no matter when he bought it from may-october, I was getting it in October. Do you have any special events coming up? 

Post # 9
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429 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2008

Hah, I’m with Spaniel on this one. He woke up one morning, went to the jewelry store (actually had to walk around a bit before they opened, so he called both sets of parents to ask their blessing), bought the ring, called me and woke me up, asked if he could come over, and when I grudgingly came downstairs to meet him in my pajamas with my hair all nasty (hey, it was Saturday and I was a college student), he proposed. I think 2 hours, start to finish. ๐Ÿ™‚ He thought my mom would spill the beans.

Post # 10
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1508 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

About three weeks. It was burning a whole in his pocket. I thought he would wait to our one year dating anniversary, but no he wanted to do it sooner rather than later and only waited to be able to do it in a nice place. Although it was a terrible day weather wise. I wish my guy had waited a bit longer and had put some more thought into the proposal. Ah well. Done is DOne. He’ll did it soon I think, he may be waiting for nice weather if he’s planning something outdoors.

Post # 11
Member
277 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I’m sure I’m the exception here but he waited a year!  We went to Maui, found a ring, he bought it a week after we got back (I didn’t know this though), then waited another year till we went to Maui again and proposed there.  He has way too much patience, thank goodness I didn’t know I would have been freaking out waiting. 

Post # 12
Member
745 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I had to wait almost 10 months before he proposed..I didn’t know he had the ring hiding in our house the whole time.  But he backed away into a corner quickly before I could deck him when I found out!!

Post # 14
Hostess
16213 posts
Honey Beekeeper

I have had friends get proposed to the night before their birthdays so they could celebrate TWO great things with friends and family the next day.

Post # 15
Member
309 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

It was only a week between buying and proposing – the best thing was: he dind’t tell anybody and chose the ring only by himself.

Post # 16
Member
332 posts
Helper bee

My fiance wouldn’t have been able to wait very long. He was so nervous, he just wanted to get it over with I think. But I didn’t know he was going to propose so that adds a little pressure when he isn’t 100% sure of your answer. Maybe since he knows the answer, he won’t be in a rush. Good luck though, hope its soon!

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