“Will you marry me?” is probably the biggest question you’ll ever ask in your entire life. Not only does it come with sleepless nights but it’ll change you and your partner’s life forever.
Right now, you might be watching how’s it done in movies like “Love Actually” or “Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason” and taking down notes. But apart from learning from the classics, here are tips you must not forget for a perfect marriage proposal:
Don’t just wing it, plan it!
You’ve had it in your mind for so long, but you can’t just pop the question without much preparation. No, you don’t have to jump out of a helicopter. Just set the right moment, make it intimate and make your partner feel as if the aurora borealis will suddenly appear once you’re down on your knees. And don’t forget to have that ring ready. Weeks before popping the question, make sure to pay a visit to the jewellery shops in Hatton Garden so you can find the perfect gift that will make him or her say, “I do.”
Capture the moment
Since a marriage proposal is life-changing, you may want to relive the memory over and over again especially when you’re in your sunset years. Don’t forget to ready that camera or have a friend record the entire occasion so you can click play easily years from now and continue to enjoy one of the best moments of your life.
Don’t forget mom and dad
Lastly, keep in mind that inviting your partner to be part of your life forever entails the parents’ permission or blessing. Though sometimes it would depend on the relationship of the couple, it still pays to be respectful. After all, this is a marriage proposal and not a mere invitation to the prom. So, say hello to the parents first, and then you can think about dropping that one knee.