Sig oth’s family keeps bringing up marriage and I’m about to burst

posted 2 years ago in Engagement
Post # 2
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 1983

Tell them “You’ll be the second to know.” Are they always this nosy and invasive?

Post # 4
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Buzzing Beekeeper

acg90 :  Well… you COULD tell them. It’s totally your choice of course (“your” plural, you and soon-to-be-fiance’s) so if you don’t want to you don’t have to. But it sounds like you want to, so you COULD. It doesn’t have to be a big surprise. Is there a reason you guys are keeping it secret?

Post # 5
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Honey Beekeeper

You’re understandably and justifiably excited because you are by any definition engaged with or without a formal proposal or the ring on your finger. You can tell the family  now or whenever it feels right to you. No waiting period necessary! 

Post # 6
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Bumble bee

Keep yourself busy and avoid seeing them for two weeks if possible. That’s what I’d do 😜 I remember the lead up to my engagement and being constantly questioned and it drove me insane! So I feel for you. Congrats though super exciting!

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2018 - Fremont, CA

Uh… Maybe they found out about the ring? Maybe your SO said something that made them suspicious?

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