- 5 years ago
Hi everyone. I’m a new member here but have been reading around on the boards for a few weeks now. I found this site when i was googling signs of when you boyfriend is about to propose. I’ve read a bunch of useful information here and it is really touching to read all the proposal stories and to hear from those who are waiting for their man to pop the question!
I’m making this post now because I am pretty sure my boyfriend is going to propose very very soon. I am soooo excited and I needed to talk about it with someone before i go crazy waiting haha! I’ve told only my sister in law and my best friend, mainly not wanting to share with too many local people in case it doesn’t happen. But it feels really good to be writing my story down and relive all the times he and I have spent together (good and bad haha)
We were first set up (online dating) over 3 years ago. Talked for a few months over emails and texts. Decided to meet in boston for our first date. We went to a very humorous play called Avenue Q and had a great time that night. A couple of weeks later we went on our second date. It was lovely but I could tell there was something missing. We were both still a little shy and uncomfortable around each other. About a week before Christmas in 2009 we talked and decided we would be better off to stay just friends for now. Somehow I knew there would be more down the road but I was determined to be patient.
Fast forward and over the next three years we became great friends. We both had a bad relationship with another person and had some close family members pass away. During each of these hard times we found ourselves leaning on each other and became even closer friends. I had always had feelings for him, but had no clue his feelings for me were growing. Last spring I was talking to him online about another date i was going on in a couple weeks and got a surprising message from my best friend. He wrote a very long and sweet message, pouring his heart out and begging me to give us another chance. I immediately said yes and the rest is history.
We have been dating for almost 9 months now, but because we have known each other for over 3 years, it feels like we have been together for much longer. For the past 3 weeks he has been giving me small hints that he might propose. Talking about our future and raising a family and buying a house wayyyy more than he usually talks about it. Asking me to move in with him and we are always spending time with his family and he is making a big effort to get to know mine better, even though he is very shy around new people. Even asking my opinions on if I would want him to propose and what type of weddings I like. Most of these signs i just brushed off at first because they could mean anything and he as no clue on my taste of jewelry (I never wear any) or my ring size. He never used the words “when” we get engaged, it was always “if”, so I just thought it would not be any time soon. So I was going to wait until he talked about those things before I got too excited. But the other night he mentioned something small he got me for Christmas, something that wasn’t a big deal at all. And he said it in a very calm non-goofy voice, which is not normal for him and I thought something was up (plus he mentioned buying it in October. He NEVER remembers when he buys anything) but still I brushed it off. Then last night he decides to be not so little with the hint. He sent me a video of a clip from the first anime series he showed to me years ago. The clip was of the main character proposing to the other main character. He then said he was trying to find another clip to tease me with….
My mind has been going crazy ever since he sent me that clip. He has made a big deal about coming to spend new years with me where I live and taking time off of work to do so. I’m thinking that may be when he goes down on one knee. I am sooo excited and cannot wait! I never thought I would ever want time to fly by and skip by Christmas hahahaha.