(Closed) Now I am utterly convinced!

posted 11 years ago in Waiting
Post # 3
1859 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

OMG so happy for you if it is!!! I hated moments like that, I wanted to be like just give me the ring already I cant take the anticipation!!

sorry didnt do the best job at talking you down (LOL)


Post # 4
305 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

If that’s not a hint, I don’t know what is! Yayyy!!! I hope your week and a half moves quickly!

Post # 5
559 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

He could be heckling you…  My guy just pulled a similar stunt.  I KNOW he’s not proposing until after Thanksgiving, but he still moved my great-grandma’s ring…  No more than five minutes after he announced where he was putting it.  -.-  (Trying to bring you down to earth…  Must not get excited on your behalf.  Must not get excited…)

Post # 7
992 posts
Busy bee

I’m with the rest of the ladies, I don’t know how well I’ll do at talking you down, but here goes: Find as many of your hobbies as you can, and cram them all into the next week! Go to the library, stock up on books (personally, though, I would steer clear of anything even resembling a romance novel or self help book, they could both kill your self esteem, given your emotional state, but again, that’s just IMHO), or go to the gym, or find a friend that need your help with something (anything). Whatever floats your boat, and is sure to distract you, DO IT! I just recieved some similar “distracting” advice myself, though my sit. is nowhere near as exciting as yours. Good luck, either way, and keep us posted! 

Post # 8
93 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I can’t imagine what else it would be!!! I haven’t been able to distract myself very well, hence reading these boards! Instead I went and bought a wedding magazine to change my anxiety from waiting for a proposal, to planning ideas for a wedding. It really has helped get rid of the anxiety, but definitely isn’t far from the subject, lol. 

Anyway, I would love to try and talk you down, but I have to think it has to be a ring!!

Post # 9
8375 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

The birthday present is a bow tie. That’s it. Bow chicka bow wow.

It’s like a tux, right? lol =]

Post # 10
1915 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

@ejs4y8: It’s posts like yours that make me wish weddingbee had a facebook style “like” button! 🙂

Post # 11
755 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2015

@Young.love:  Oof, whether it’s a ring or not, that won’t change that this will be a long week and a half for you.  I say, do *whatever it takes* to distract yourself, get your mind off of it, and get support from people in your circle. Take on an all-consuming project (for me, this would be cleaning my closet) and have a girlfriend help you/hold your hand.  Make sure it’s something BIG! For me, the typical “pampering stuff” doesn’t really help distract me when I’m really in the throes of waiting anxiety….I just end up thinking about waiting while I’m getting my pedicure or taking a bubble bath, LOL!

That’s my advice. Some totally consuming project that will keep you busy, that you cannot leave half-finished.  Or do some volunteering! We just had a huge explosion and fire in a nearby city in a residential neighborhood (San Bruno, San Francisco area) and it was declared a state of emergency. If you were here, I’d say get your butt down to the red cross station and have them put you to work. That would surely get your mind off of it!

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