Post # 1
My boyfriend and I have been together for 5 years, living together for 3 years but we’ve known each other for about 14 years. I’m 28 and he’s 25. We just had our son, Cassiel, back in May and he’s 5 months.
We had mentioned marriage sparingly throughout the beginning of our relationship, but we both knew that marriage is definitely something we see in the future. It wasn’t until last year that I decided to sit down and tell him that getting married has been on my mind a lot. It was one night during my pregnancy (I was about 4 months pregnant) and we were both attempting to cuddle comfortably. It was a very emotional, intense moment where we both couldn’t stop smiling and we both cried because it just felt like such a huge step to put it into definitive words that we were ready to get married.
A few months later, we went to look at rings. He was extremely attentive and asked dozens of questions about my taste. We tried on rings, made a wish list and we even became close friends with a worker at the store. We went back to visit and talk to her very often during my pregnancy and she was constantly asking for updates on our pregnancy. (We still keep in touch with her)
After our son was born, he went and bought the ring. The bag is currently in our closet and I’ve been very good at staying away from it. I don’t want to ruin the surprise. Lol
On October 13th, we are going to see my favorite musical in San Antonio, TX and I can’t stop wondering if he’s going to propose that day. I’m so nervous and I can’t stop thinking about it! I’m trying really hard not to get my hopes up too high.
For you ladies who had a feeling that the proposal might be coming up, did you dress up? (i.e, nails, hair, makeup, etc…)
Post # 2
I haven’t been proposed to. But going to the theatre is a good excuse to dress up! (Even if not as many people do so nowadays). And going on vacation or making a trip is always a good excuse to get your nails and hair done. So you can totally do these things without arising too much suspicion that you may be on to him about a proposal. And if he doesn’t propose, nothing wrong with being a bit fancy looking at the theatre. Good luck!
Post # 3
I hadn’t even thought about that. Lol. I’m not sure people still dress up for musicals/plays, but that doesn’t mean that I can’t. I don’t normally get dressed up, though…what kind of outfit would look nice for a play/possible proposal? LOL
Post # 4
Your title made me think this post was leading to you questioning whether you wanted to marry him or not lol
As for whether you’ve correctly guessed his plan or not? Wait and see! If he doesn’t propose that night, it’s still a really nice night out with your life partner 🙂 If you end up feeling let down that it didn’t happen when you thought it would, bring it up with him in a non-accusatory way – “Hey, I really thought you were going to propose last night and felt a little deflated when you didn’t. Are we still on track for the timeline we’ve talked about? I need some reassurance.”
Post # 5
Oh no! Sorry for the confusion. 🙁 Yeah, you’re absolutely right. I know that I should just go with the intention of having a good time, but my mind keeps racing to the idea that it might happen. I don’t even know what to wear to a play so I’m really freaking out that it might also end up being my proposal outfit.
Post # 6
I always wear a dress and my bf wears a suit. Nothing too fancy but we like the tradition of dressing up for the theatre even if some people go in shorts and a t shirt.
Post # 7
Yo. This happened to me. We had tickets to see Avenue Q and I debated it may happen (but didn’t want to get my hopes up, we were still looking at rings as of the night before).
He surprised me on our morning walk before we were leaving for the show. Also surprised me by booking a bed & breakfast in the city where the show was. He had it all planned and pretended to keep looking at rings, just to surprise me.
I dressed up. My nails were clean. It was perfect.