(Closed) Question — would it be rude to forward my SO the number to a flower shop?

posted 5 years ago in Relationships
Post # 3
983 posts
Busy bee

Are flowers that important to you? I’d just let it be.

Personally, I’m not a fan of flowers. They don’t last long anyways and I feel it’s a waste of money – and besides, my cat eats them and pukes them up anyways LOL 


Post # 4
2440 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@definitelymaybe:  Tell him you just found out about it and you think it’s cute! I tell my Fiance about things I discover and like all the time. I don’t think he’d think I was pushing for something just because it’s retail. 🙂

Post # 5
10 posts

Pick up a little something for him from the flower shop! If he’s not a fan of flowers, maybe a little plant or even just a card. Then you can tell him where it came from 🙂 

Post # 6
2359 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Can you go pick up a brochure or something from them and put it in the mailbox for him to see

Post # 7
6124 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

I’d say, “oh cool, I just learned there was a nice flower shop near my work!”  If he has access to any internet, he can find out the address.

Sticking a brochure in the mail would be an idea! They could probably mail one too.

Post # 9
1562 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Since your just starting planning, could you make him a list of important phone numbers for the wedding (pastor, Maid/Matron of Honor, MOB, caterer) and add in the floral shop?  

Post # 10
412 posts
Helper bee

I never check brochures that come in the mail, plus if it’s 45 min away a) it’s weird that they’d send one so far, and b) he might not clue in to the location.

I’d either just mention “hey – guess what i discovered on lunch today!” and possibly throw in “it’s super cute/something to keep in mind next time you feel like sending me flowers” 

Or if you really like the brochure idea, I’d bring it home in your purse and say they dropped some by your office or a coworker had brought some extras in after stopping by the store. Make it more of a “I happened to grab one to glance at later for curiosity’s sake”. It does seem  like more work than it’s worth though. 

Post # 11
4046 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

valentine’s day is coming up, perhaps get him some flowers from the shop?

Post # 12
623 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

Go and buy some flowers for yourself & bring them (and the shop!) to his attention!

Post # 13
7739 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I don’t understand the need to be subtle. I’d just tell him outright, “You know how you said there were no florists around here. Well I’ve discovered this one. Just for future reference <grin>.”

Post # 14
9917 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

You say, “Hey Fred, I drove by a nice looking flower shop near my work.  I bet they deliver.  Want the number?”

Why be so passive and indirect?

Post # 15
1880 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Yeah, I personally would just say there’s a flower shop near your work that has really nice flowers and delivers, and you’d like him to get you flowers from there next time he does.

Post # 16
2893 posts
Sugar bee

Here’s how it would go for us:

Me: Found a flower shop near my work with the most beautiful flowers. Hint, hint. (cough) Hint. (Insert winky face)

Him: Ok. I got your “hint.” 


They’re just flowers, not erectile dysfunction. No need to be so delicate.

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