(Closed) It's coming :) Did you know when your proposal was going to happen?

posted 3 years ago in Waiting
Post # 2
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Busy bee

Pretty sure it’s happening on my birthday in a month! Picked the ring last fall, he asked “what was your ring size again?” in December, and I secretly know he got the ring the beginning of March. So I’ve been impatiently waiting for a few months lol. But he said something Friday that made me pretty sure my bday is when it’ll happen. I can’t wait! 

Post # 3
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Sugar bee

I had absolutely no idea I was going to be proposed to so no. Had I known I would have worn something more glam than flannel pjs and a messy bun.

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2019

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arosebyanyothername :  Hey I was in ripped jeans, a t-shirt and a messy bun!  I was also sweaty and gross from moving all day hahah.

I suspected he might propose the day we moved in together, but in the craziness of the move I forgot and was taken aback when he pulled out a ring at 11:30pm in our new kitchen.  I liked that it was a surprise ๐Ÿ™‚ 

Post # 5
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Sugar bee

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veganeh :  we were having a movie marathon in bed and he had given the boys $100 for bowling or pool and pizza.  He told them he would text them when I gave him my answer, but I should have suspected something because his phone was blowing up. It was quite a happy, casually dressed nite!

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2018

Sounds like it’s coming soon!

We had a ring designed together, so I knew it was coming at some point. We had been quoted 8-10 weeks for the ring, but it was actually ready in ) weeks. The day Fiance picked it up, he told me the jeweler needed an extra week from the original quote, so I had absolutely no idea it was ready early. He proposed the next day, and I was shocked. 

Post # 8
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2018

I knew it was coming becuase he mentioned that his father, and two brothers all proposed at the 6 month mark. Our 6 month mark coincided with an anniversary trip to Alaska and that’s where he proposed. 

Post # 9
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Honey bee

We’ve had the ring since mid February and he told me that he is going to propose on our trip in May.  

I AM SO EXCITED.  

And he told me mainly because he wants me to carry the ring through the airport since I travel with a crossbody purse and he’d feel safer that way.  

 

Post # 10
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Busy bee

when he said “will you marry me” had no idea it was coming. ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 11
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Helper bee

I’m probably in the minority, but both of us have had a hand in planning the proposal. Last spring we started talking about getting married and my partner actually suggested a plan for our honeymoon at that time. We’re pretty adventurous and love to travel, and we’ve been wanting to do the Camino de Santiago together for a long time. He thought it would be a perfect proposal to finish the Camino together and wrap up one “journey” before starting a “long journey” (metaphoric, neh?) but since we were in the process of moving to the same city last summer and getting new jobs, he knew we wouldn’t be able to do that this coming summer. Then my parents started planning a trip to Norway for the whole family including the two of us and we both thought it’d be a perfect place to get engaged. That plan fell through and we planned a trip to France instead and we decided he’d propose in France.

To us, it’s unthinkable to not plan together at least in part. We talk about EVERYTHING and there’s no way one of us would feel confident planning something like this without getting assistance from the other.

Post # 12
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2016

I knew mine was coming! I had found the ring ๐Ÿ˜„ a couple of weeks before our anniversary. I thought he would probably do it on the day of our anniversary, and when that morning came and he “didn’t get me anything” I knew for sure…he proposed that evening ๐Ÿ˜ I later found out that he was planning on doing it the next weekend when we were visiting our hometown but he couldn’t wait!

Post # 13
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2016

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arosebyanyothername :  I was pretty sure the day of mine, but didn’t want to dress too glam because I didn’t want him to know I knew!! I just wore my favourite jumper and a comfy skirt!

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