(Closed) Trying hard not to get my hopes up.

posted 6 years ago in Waiting
Post # 3
2224 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

@sweet5k:  don’t worry!! no matter what happens it will still be special for you both 🙂 just try not to let the worry get to your head. 

PS welcome to the boards!

Post # 4
162 posts
Blushing bee

I’ve given up trying to guess when SO will propose. Last Christmas he was Prince Charming in a charity pantomime and he was joking about sweeping me off my feet, someday my prince will come… he joked that he could save some money on a ring because Prince Charming could just propose with a glass slipper!

On the night of the pantomime, both families (mine and his) were sitting in the audience with me and I was so sure he was going to propose in front of everyone with a glass slipper while dressed in his Prince Charming costume – perfect, right? Nope. He bowed at the end and I still went home with no ring (or glass slipper). 

So obviously I have no clue what’s going in in his head. There have been loads of hints (or what I thought were hints) and loads of perfect situations to propose (it probably didn’t even occur to him that these situations would have been perfect!). So there’s no point in hoping he’s going to propose because I’m always wrong (but I’ll be disappointed if he has let the Prince Charming opportunity for a memorable proposal slip by and just proposes over dinner instead). 

Post # 5
130 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2015

I understand how you feel. Whenever SO says anything that I can connect to a proposal/engagement that is where my mind automatically makes the connection. I guess I have a one track mind.

Good luck!!

Post # 6
427 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@sweet5k:  How exciting! It definitely sounds promising to me, but I am in the same boat as you, just waiting to see what the holidays bring and try to enjoy them with or without proposal. But I do already have my “what I will wear when we announce we are engaged” outfit 😀

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