Is it too late to say I want a intimate proposal?

posted 2 years ago in Proposals
Post # 2
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2018 - Fremont, CA

It is not too late, no. Do it ASAP.

Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2017 - City, State

Are you sure he’s not planning a surprise birthday party, and then intends to propose to you privately at the end of the night? When you asked what his idea of a perfect proposal was, what did he say? He might be trying to create whatever that is.

Post # 4
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Bumble bee

Do it now–theres no harm. My two criteria were that it be intimate and not bizarre (like on the toilet or something), but I didn’t communicate that and it ended up being super public in front of we knew. I wish I had told him ahead of time, because he noticed that I seemed uncomfortable (I was both very happy and very uncomfortable) and I know he felt sad about it. 

Post # 5
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2017 - Pearson Convention Centre

In my opinion if he’s proposing then he should plan it his way and propose in the way that he sees fit. If you want a proposal to be a certain way then you propose to him.

Post # 6
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: July 2018

You’ve already told him the exact date he should propose on so I would just leave it and let him do it. I agree with the PP that is you want him to propose you can’t decide every little detail for him or you should ask yourself.

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2020

Never to late to say you would like an intimate proposal.    

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2017

I think you should let him plan it. 

Post # 9
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Busy bee

I don’t understand why you want to control so much of the proposal.

Post # 10
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Sugar bee

If you ate someone who would really hate a public proposal, I think  you to tell him ASAP.  

I know I would have hated one so much, I’m not sure how I would have reacted- it’s quber possible I would have bolted from the room/location or burst into panicked tears and frozen. Neither of which would be good!  

Post # 11
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

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bloomnita :  Considering what has already been said by you and your SO, at this point I’d let him do it his way.   Or maybe I am just too happy to see a man be responsive to a timeline.  🙂  

Post # 12
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Busy bee

As long as he hasn’t proposed yet, it is not too late.

Post # 13
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 1997

You’ve  already told him when to propose, and now you’re going to tell him how, too? If you’re going to do that, you may as well write a script for him, too. A proposal should have to do with both of you, so let him do something his way. 

Post # 15
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Blushing bee

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janedoe27 :  might be misreading this but some people hate things like this. I’m fine with friends and family but would prefer just the two of us. 

I also hate idea of a public proposal in front of a bunch of random strangers. 

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