(Closed) So many proposals this weekend!

posted 6 years ago in Waiting
Post # 3
99 posts
Worker bee

Yeah – I was hoping this would be the weekend, and my SO and I were at a BBQ where another girl had recently become engaged.  While this girl’s father proudly touted, “Show them the rock, honey!”  I had to put on my best “I”m secretly jealous by trying to be a good sport” face.

Post # 4
336 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

No-one I know has gotten engaged or married this weekend but the past month has been chalk full of them. So I am a tad bit jealous. I keep telling myself my time will come and it will be exciting but I definately get down on myself somedays and feel sorry for myself. Hang in there!

Post # 5
556 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I am a bit jealous of all of the engagements, too. My older cousin got married the other day to her boyfriend of two years, so I was also a bit jealous of that, but I know I’m getting engaged by the end of the year, and we openly talk about wedding plans for November of 2013, so I know I should just chill. Still, it’s hard when you see other people taking steps you are clearly ready for, too. Life is not a race…at least that’s what helps me sleep at night!

Post # 6
198 posts
Blushing bee

@FearLess:  That’s why I no longer get on facebook. LOL. Too much to handle..and I feel just awful and ugly getting so jealous. So I just stay away. Ha!

Post # 7
1780 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@stillwaiting88:  +1

i agree….it sucks to get on there and to see happy story after happy story when you are still waiting on your happy ending… sigh…that and people who air thier dirty laundry (i know ppl who put everything on that site).make it easier for me to rarely check mine! i strongly dislike facebook!

Post # 8
1052 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - Cedar Lake Cellars

3 for my friends this weekend…  It’s hard to watch but I do love them all and I’m glad they’re happy.

Post # 9
699 posts
Busy bee

@GirlNextDoor:  Its hard when your still waiting and try to be happy for others….while  secretly screaming WHY ME????? lol

Post # 10
1448 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

A colleague from work got engaged this weekend; I’m kind of sad for myself but I’m happy for her.  My SO and I are planning on getting engaged early next year, so I knew that this weekend wasn’t going to be it for me.

I feel very conflicted about the whole situation; I don’t want her life or what she’s told me about their relationship. I don’t even like her ring or her proposal story!  I just feel like I’ve been waiting to find the right person and right relationship for so long (my colleague is also a couple years younger than me).  I trust my SO will ask me to marry him, and he tells me often how he can’t wait to make me his wife.  We’ve picked out a ring style and he’s told me on a couple occasions things I should look out for.  I know he won’t ask me over a holiday and I know that he wants to ask for my parents’ blessing.  I know he wants to tease me with mock proposals also, but I hope he doesn’t do that because I think it would really hurt my feelings.

Post # 11
3265 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

@Alaric2012:  You have wonderful taste in avatars…

No one I know got engaged this weekend, but I did go to a wedding. I told my SO I was going to do my best to catch the bouquet (and the bride was hoping I would too) but unfortunately it sailed waaay over my head.

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