The holidays are here, and people are gearing up for celebrations, good food, and the anticipated engagements of their favorite couples worldwide! According to statistics, nearly 40 percent of marriage proposals will happen between November through February, which means it's time for engagement season! If you're planning to propose or expecting to end the holiday season with a ring on your finger, here are some tips to prepare you for the big moment!
Get on the same page as your partner.
It is vital for you and your significant other need to be on the same page about your plans for the future. Let's face it; nobody wants to be turned down for a marriage proposal or be conflicted about saying yes. Communication is vital in prepping for engagement. Talk about the specifics in advance- the timeline of when you'd like to be married, ring sizes and styles, and your dream proposal details. These conversations leave no room for confusion and add a spark of anticipation for this special occasion.
Make a solid plan and involve the right people.
Now that you lovebirds are on the same page make sure that if you're the one planning the proposal, you have a solid plan! Take into account the details around your partner's dream proposal and begin to get your loved ones on board discreetly. Whether picking a place, ordering the flowers, or finding a photographer, only involve trusted family or friends to help nail down the details. If you don't have anyone to help you, enlist a professional to help get the job done!
Enjoy the moment!
Engagements are such a precious moment in the timeline of your love story because it's the start of your journey to forever. Don't stress over the details, and be flexible around your plans. There's no "right way" to propose, and it should be unique to the couple.
Congratulations to all the couples getting engaged! We can't wait to hear your beautiful proposal story.