Getting engaged is really taking your relationship to the next step. You're searching for the most romantic, one-of-a-kind ways to propose... to match the way you feel about making this commitment to the most wonderful woman in the world.
Asking your girlfriend to become your wife may be the most fantastic... and frightening thing you've ever done.
You want to surprise her with the most special proposal any women could dream of to show just how much you love her... either that or you really want to get married to her and you know she'll never forgive you if you just hand her an engagement ring and say, "Here you go, hon..." The best places for proposing are the ones that have special meaning to both of you.
Watching a DVD of the first movie you ever saw together - or eating dinner in the restaurant where you had your first date - are simple ideas for asking her to marry you that show you not only remember the occasion, but that it was special to you, too.
There has to be a warning added in any advice on proposing ....If you're planning a very public proposal...make sure you've discussed marriage first.
Believe it or not, there is more than one answer to, "Will you marry me?"
If you are not absolutely positive that the answer will be a loud "YES!" don't make a public showing of popping the question.
If you know that she's just waiting, or maybe even getting a bit impatient,
for the question, these ideas will help you make proposing the most wonderful memory for both of you right up through to the wedding... and for the rest of your lives...
58 Most Romantic Ways to Propose - The Knot.com guide with tips on both public and at-home proposals, and other great ideas ranging from summer proposals to cheesy (but hilarious) ways to pop the question.
Marriage Proposal Ideas - Check out ideas from men who proposed and lived to tell the tale, advice on three places not to propose, plus a look at what men often do wrong. They also lead you to a couple of books for sale if you think buying a book will help you figure out what will make your future fiance happy...