(Closed) waiting… and waiting….

posted 8 years ago in Waiting
Post # 3
248 posts
Helper bee

Me too! How long have you been together with Jason? Any indication that a proposal will come anytime soon?

I’ve been with my guy for almost 2 years and I thought that there were hints that he was going to propose in August, but all of my hopes got crushed a few days ago when he told me that he is not ready to commit yet. Frown I am one of the most impatient people out there and this sucks!

Post # 4
1893 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I feel you!  I know my guy is going to propose within the year at the very latest (he’d BETTER), but man is it annoying having to wait.  I’m a total control freak and not having control over THIS is making me absolutely crazy. 

On the upside, I’m getting super fit since I lock myself in our workout room everytime I get overly anxious!  I’m gonna look FIERCE in my wedding gown when that day finally DOES come!

Post # 5
322 posts
Helper bee

I’m in a different situation, but that doesn’t make the waiting any less hard. It’s easy to get annoyed at other couples with their quick engagements, but there are plenty of bees here who feel the same as you do, some having waited more than 8(!) years before receiving a proposal.

So, don’t lose heart and focus on making your time together more fun and less about the “OMG if he’s not proposing it must mean he doesn’t love me enough to marry me”. I HIGHLY recommend putting Mr. Bee’s Plan into immediate action (just search the forums, you are sure to find it).

Commit time and attention to yourself first, and I’m sure Jason will follow through as well. Good Luck!Cool

Post # 6
51 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I understand! It’s so annoying!!! Two of my good friends just got engaged and their relationships combined don’t even compare to my relationship. You just have to try and remind yourself not to compair your relationship to other peoples, hard I know!! Just try your best to enjoy your time with the man you love while you’re waiting and waiting…

Post # 7
307 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I waited almost 6 years for a proposal and added another 2 year wait until the wedding. Even though I’m engaged now, I still get frustrated when friends get engaged after us and married before us. I feel your pain!

Post # 8
505 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

I think its the name Jason LOL!!  I’m been waiting for my “official” proposal.  Everyone knows that we will be getting married next year, but he hasn’t “proposed” yet.  And don’t worry we’ve been together 6 years. 

But it does suck when there are people that dated less than you and have gone off and gotten married before you.  

the wait continues…….

Post # 9
1313 posts
Bumble bee

Feel ya sister…sick of waiting in Oregon!

Post # 10
91 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

i know how you feel as well. i set up my bf’s brother with this girl. in less than a year they got engaged and just got married a couple months ago. talk about disappointment when i’ve been with my guy for 4 years and his brother just meets this girl and runs off and gets married. it sucks. 🙁

Post # 11
79 posts
Worker bee

Waiting is no fun!!  Waiting 5 years here.  Just keep improving yourself and you will come out better no matter what the outcome is with your relationship.  Saying that.  I wish the best for you.  

My bf mentioned that putting our wedding money wouldn’t be worth putting into an account with a high APY because it will only be a year or two to gain interest.  He hasn’t proposed yet but it was light at the end of the tunnel.  At least he had some idea when we will get married.

Post # 12
3 posts

Tell me about it! 6 of my friends have recently got engaged or married. And my brother just got married 2 months ago! Me and my bf will be 2yrs this august and we have been living togther for a yr. I have a feeling the propsal is coming soon b/c of our 2yr aniv. coming up and my bday in august. Hes taking me on a cruise for my bday so im hoping it will happen then.. my fingers are crossed and my toes!!!

Post # 13
1278 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

I hear ya!! Surprisingly though, the average wait time amongst my friends seems to be 6 years and there are a few friends that have been together 8 years and they still arent talking about  marriage!

I keep telling my boyfriend that I will NOT be waiting 6 years – we got together a little older than everyone else!

keep positive o0olibelulao0o – your time will come!

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