- 5 years ago
- Wedding: September 2013
I got engaged yesterday! My boyfriend (excuse me, I mean FIANCE) surprised me by bumping up the engagement one month. We were both pretending that I didn’t know he was going to do it on a certain date in December. Apparently, I said something to him last week about how I couldn’t wait to wear his ring and start planning our wedding. He decided there was no point in waiting another month after hearing that. We had already planned a weekend away to a lakeside resort just because (actually, because we got a Groupon 😛 ). He decided to tweak this weekend away a little bit and turn it into our proposal weekend!
He took me down a lakeside path for a walk in the woods, near the water. When we found a quiet spot with some steps leading down to the lake, we decided to take a break and sit on the steps. He said he wanted to read me something, so he pulled out a novel and read me a passage from the book that was very romantic and described our relationship perfectly. (We are both big readers).
Then, he started to tear up a little, and I finally realized what was happening! He started to get down on one knee, so I stood up. As soon as he started to say the words, “Will you marry me?” I started to cry so hard that I could barely see the ring. I said yes!
Then, we went out for a steak dinner complete with a free glass of champagne and rose petals on the table. He had told the restaurant ahead of time we’d be coming in for our engagement dinner that night. It was the most exhilerating and romantic day of my life!
Of course, here is the ring 🙂