Post # 1
My fiance and I just got engaged last night. I wanna shout it to the world…now. haha. He wants to wait a little bit. Why? I dont know. Anyways he says I can tell people..so how long should I wait? We plan on telling my parents tonight.
Post # 3
We told all of our family first then told friends. All in all in total everyone knew within a week of us being engaged
Post # 4
We told parents then grandparents, then everyone else.
Post # 5
We were on vacation so we called our parents immediately (well, I did, his already knew) and then best friends (I don’t have siblings so my best friends are like sisters to me).
When we got back we called extended family and friends.
After that it was posted on Facebook.
Post # 6
We each called our parents, siblings and best friends within 30-45 minutes of getting engaged!
After that, it was on Facebook and our GChat statuses.
Post # 7
Congrats on your engagement! We got engaged last night too, so I totally get wanting to tell everyone you meet – including strangers! At this point, our immediate families and close friends know, we figure word will get out and we’ll let people know in the coming weeks!
Post # 8
Firstly, congratulations! You’ve just told half the world of strangers before you told anyone else. Guess what, we’re all very excited for you. Just like everyone else will be.
I immediately took a photo of my ring, on my finger, and texted it to everyone I knew would be interested!
Now, did he ask your father for permission? lol
Post # 9
Congratulations! I’d tell everybody. I think all our families and friends already knew by the time he proposed so it wasn’t an issue for me… I was the last to know!
Post # 10
I’ve been engaged for nearly 2 weeks and some of our close friends still don’t know. I don’t want to call them or email or text. I want to tell them in person and see their excitement live. So, I’m waiting to tell them until we can grab lunch or a coffee or something.
So take your time and do it in a way that suits you.
Post # 11
Congratulations!! I think after telling your parents and his parents (and siblings), you can start telling the world immediately! We called both of our parents as soon as it happened, so I had fun that week running around showing everyone!
Post # 12
@ksx: No he didnt. Were making an annoucment tonight to the family. We asked what my dad did when he wanted to get engaged to my mom and thats what he did.
Post # 13
I’m a family gal… I called my parents within 5 minutes! (they already knew in advance but ran to see who could get to the phone first) a half an hour later we started making phonecalls to close friends and family. We went to visit my parents that night. Within a week pretty much everyone knew. It had been a long time coming!
Post # 14
I’m pretty sure he hadn’t even finished asking me before I was making phone calls, lol.
Post # 15
Well, we got engaged after Christmas last year, but waited till Feb this year to tell our parents! We wanted to be engaged a while before telling anyone.
Till now there are some close friends we haven’t told, because we wanted to break the news in person.
Post # 16
We actually waited a whole 24 hours before telling anyone! I even took my ring off when we went to church because we hadn’t told my parents. Then afterwards we called them and told them, and then called his mom, and then called our grandparents and close friends. I think we changed our FB status on Tuesday (got engaged on Saturday).