(Closed) Whose FI asked your dad before he proposed?

posted 9 years ago in Proposals
  • poll: Did your FI ask your parents for permission before proposing?

    Yes, just my dad

    Yes, just my mom

    Yes, both my parents

    Yes, but other family members than my parents

    No, he just asked me

  • Post # 3
    2359 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    mine did.  He called may parents a week before(they live far away) and asked them. 

    Post # 4
    6995 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    My husband did and my parents helped with the proposal by letting him use their marriot points for a hotel room in Charleston for the weekend. I knew something was up when we checked in under my dads name haha.

    Post # 5
    2215 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    My Fiance took my dad out to dinner and asked him for my hand in marriage.  I knew Fiance was up to no good, because he is a bad lier; I actually thought he was buying the ring, lol πŸ™‚

    Post # 6
    4598 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2018

    Yes he has.  Just waiting for him to ask me now!!  (He asked my Dad in July 2011).

    You should add a poll! πŸ™‚

    Post # 7
    802 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    Mine did, it was important to me. Although I found out later he kind of told them rather than asked them, “Hey i’m proposing tonight, I want you to be there” sort of thing πŸ™‚ Either way, I wanted my parents to know/be there. (I didn’t need their permission persay, I already knew they approved of us being together)

    Post # 8
    3170 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Dad is dead but he asked my mom which I thought was pretty sweet.

    Post # 9
    11735 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    My fiance flew to my parents town and took my dad to dinner to ask.  He knew it was important to me (I told him he had to do it!) but he wanted to and never would have not done it. He’s a gentleman! πŸ™‚

    Post # 10
    11534 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    Mine did! (And I was in my mid-40s when we met and he proposed!) I still LOVED that he did this! πŸ™‚

    Post # 11
    1128 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    My husband asked my parents, we live just a few miles away so he went over there to ask πŸ™‚

    Post # 12
    10283 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011

    DH didn’t ask but he did inform my parents that he was proposing. They knew it was coming eventually so it wasn’t a shocker. 

    Post # 13
    4108 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    My dad had passed away before we got engaged, and my mother had already given her blessing since she’d given him a family stone to use for my ering about a year prior. I think he informed all the (living) parents that he planned to propose the morning of though.

    Post # 14
    3125 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2017

    My husband did the night before he proposed on their way to the casino. My dad helped him with the proposal and had the camera ready to get a picture of the moment πŸ™‚

    Post # 15
    689 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I’m not close with my dad so my Fiance called my mom. He actually called her on her birthday which was a week before he proposed. He said he waited as long as he could cause he knew she probably couldn’t keep it a secret.

    BUT SHE DID!!! For a whole week! Afterwards I realized how short she was with me on the phone all week!

    Post # 16
    834 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Mine did! My dad was surprised and said “of course!” I think it was thoughtful of my husband to do that! I think it shows a lot of character!

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