Life & Love

Before You Propose, Here Are Some Things You Should Do

We have a lot of social pressure to get married. Often, we wonder, “What is the point of getting married?” The institution of marriage has existed in our society for as long as our society has lived. Children born outside of wedlock are granted legal status and rights through the legal system because of the institution of marriage. For the mothers of these children, it is almost impossible to provide them with a stable environment. 

Most people get married because they are deeply in love with their partner and believe they would be unable to survive without each other. They have a strong emotional connection that they believe should be documented through a legal ceremony. In any case, getting married is not a decision to be taken easily.

Before you propose, though, here are some things you should do 

Make Sure that you and your partner are on the Same Page

The unexpected proposal is great, but marriage should not come as a shock. Bringing up the engagement of a friend can get you started. Get to know your partner’s views on marriage. Learn about your partner’s aspirations for the future by asking them about their plans. A successful proposal and long, happy marriage can be yours if you and your partner have the same goals.

Consult with the Parents

Isn’t this a little out of date? Yes, it is. However, you should go ahead and do it. With a good relationship with the parents of your future spouse, this should be an easy task. Make a point of telling them how much you love their child. If you are planning to propose, tell them about it, and then ask them to be a part of it. 

Purchase the Engagement Ring

It is easy to get started by paying closer attention to the piece of jewellery she already owns. A skilled jeweller will be able to identify the style she prefers. Look up some of her ideas on Instagram or Pinterest and see what you can come up with. When all else fails, ask a close friend of hers for information. In the meantime, take a look at designer engagement rings online. 

It is Time to Get Intimate with the Proposal

Consider the personality traits of your date. Do it on the kiss-cam at a football game if he or she enjoys being the centre of attention. Save it for another day, though, if she would find it embarrassing. You could ask the question in a 5-star hotel. In any case, the greater the impact, the more personal the approach.

Make Some Notes

Keep calm and carry on. Bear in mind, however, that this is not the right time to forget your lines. To avoid flanking it, you should think about what you are trying to say before you get going. Remember to include the question “will you marry me?” in your proposal. That is a crucial part. 

Look for the right moment to pop the question.

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