46 Ideas on How to Propose

46 Ideas on How to Propose Marriage

1. Do it the old fashioned way. Get down on one knee with a rose clenched in your teeth and the ring in your hand.

2. Have a waiter bring you her favorite dessert with the ring inside of it. (Be careful that she doesn't swallow it).

3. Take her/him to the theatre and ask the stage manager if he will allow you to come up on stage and propose after the final curtain.

4. Show up at her/his office in the middle of the afternoon armed with a red rose, a bottle of champagne and a glass with the ring in it.

5. Write "Will you marry me (name)" in chalk on the street out side your house or apartment in big letters.

6. Call your local radio station and get them to pop the question for you over the airwaves at a time that you know she/he will be listening. Then dedicate a song to her/him.

7. Gather all your friends and family for drinks either at a favorite restaurant or your home and pop the question in front of everyone.

8. Gather friends and family outside his/her home waving banners with the words will you marry me on them and you standing in front of them all on one knee holding the ring. (Make sure that they get the right house).

9. Send a singing telegram to her/his workplace. Then walk in just after the song is finished and pop the question.

10. Create a web page all about your life together. Photos, places that mean a lot to you both. Send him/her the web address and wait for his/her reply and when accepted you can then send the address to friends and family.

11. Wrap a large box and fill with smaller boxes all wrapped the last box that she will come to will be the smallest with the ring inside. Or alternatively wrap a large box and fill with those tiny foam pieces and let her look for the small box inside.

12. Cut the bottom out of a very large box then wrap it. Take it to her place of work and ask one of her colleague's to go get her telling her that there is a large parcel for her. Meanwhile you climb in from the bottom and when she unwraps it jump out with the ring in hand and ask her to make an honest man of you.

13. Take her/him away for the weekend and when you are on your last day pop the question.

14. Get up extra early and prepare her/him breakfast in bed. Cook his/her favorite meal with a red rose and a bottle of champagne and a kiss to wake him/her and then declare your love.

15. Scatter rose petals all over her bed and put the gift wrapped ring in the center. Tell her that you bought her a gift to show how much you love her. When she opens it tell her that you want to spend the rest of your life with her.

16. Cook your loved one a romantic meal and place a note around the napkin like it is a napkin holder asking her/him to marry you. Or slip the napkin (use fabric ones not paper!) through the ring, when she goes to put her napkin in her lap she will find the ring.

17. Give your her a foot massage and place the ring on her little toe.

18. Blindfold him/her and take them to the place where you first met each other. Take along a bottle of champagne and two glasses to celebrate after you propose.

19. Bake him/her a cake and write on top of it Will you marry me?

20. Take out a full page ad in a paper that you know your loved one reads regularly and be close by when he/she reads it.

21. Buy your loved one a watch and have it inscribed "marry me."

22. Pour her a glass of wine with the ring in the bottom of it and when she drinks the wine she will find the ring.

23. Go for a picnic together then pop the question.

24. Propose at Christmas by hanging the ring in it's box from on the tree as if it was an ornament. Tell her to find the new special ornament you just purchased for her.

25. If you're dining in a fancy restaurant, ask the waiter/waitress to write, "Will you marry me?" in chocolate sauce around the rim of his/her dessert plate.

26. Run her a bath with scented candles, rose petals and after she is in the tub, float a rubber duck with the ring tied around it's neck in front of her.

27. Serve her oysters in bed with the ring inside the shell.

28. Write a note asking your other to marry you, place it inside a bottle. Take her/him to the beach when he/she is in the water slip the bottle in and ask them to open it to see what it says.

29. Spell your proposal out in glow-in-the-dark star stickers on your ceiling. Climb on top of him/her and wait for the yes, yes, yes.

30. Leave a trail of notes for him/her to follow and when he/she reaches the end you will be standing there with a sign or you can say "Will you marry me?"

31. Scratch your proposal into the frost on his or her car's windshield.

32. Take your partner to the beach and write "Will you marry me?" in big letters in the sand.

33. Take him/her on a sailboat ride and pop the question.

34. Leave the ring on her pillow a long with a note and go take a shower.

35. Take her/him up in a hot air balloon with a bottle of champagne and announce that'll you'll jump if she/he doesn't marry you.

36. Take her/him to see his/her favorite band and ask one of the stage crew if they will pop the question for you.

37. Plan a treasure hunt. Set the clues in place and when he/she gets to the last clue you will be standing there with champagne and a proposal they can't refuse.

38. Hire a skywriter to spell your proposal on high.

39. Hire a plane to fly a banner with your "Marry me (insert name here)" message written on it.

40. Sneak in to her home and fill it to the rafters with balloons and or flowers and in the middle sit a teddy bear holding the ring and a note asking her to marry you.

41. Propose in French the language of love.

42. Play Hangman and have the phrase be "Marry Me."

43. Throw her/him a surprise birthday party inviting friends and family and then propose.

44. Write her/him a story about your relationship. Almost like a diary with dates if possible. Then end it with the date you are going to give it to him/her telling how you proposed and that the story can't be ended until you have the answer.

45. If it's snowing write "Will you marry me?" in it.

46. Take him to see his favorite sports team playing and get the commentator to ask him to marry you.

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Chelsea 9 years ago from Las Vegas

I love number 21 it is totally unique and would totally catch me off guard. I love Christmas proposals. It's already a great time of the year but make it even more special with a proposal so number 24 is a great idea as well.


Nancy 9 years ago

I LOVE LOVE LOVE number 42. It's super cute.


juvenile offender 9 years ago

I LOVE THEM ALL


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Mr Nice 8 years ago from North America

Nice hub, well written. Very interesting.


Tabatha 8 years ago

My Fiancé took me to dinner & said oh did you see the new ornament I bought for your tree today sorry it's not a snowman (that's thought nothing of it thinking he purchased a "Our First Chrsitmas" ornament. We get home he lights the fireplace & he has to remind me to look for the ornament saying start looking from the bottom so naturally I start from the top & see an angel so I hug & thank him... he says did you really look so I once again looked to finf the angel holding a ring s I started crying as he got the ring & got on one knee & asked if I would spend the rest of my life with him & marr him. I just thought I would share this because it was perfect!!


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MaryD 8 years ago Author

Awesome Tabatha what a great way to propose!! Thanks for sharing!


Ben 8 years ago

My friend and her boyfriend went touring around italy, and they came to one of those famous fountains, where there are crowds and crowds of people, and her boyfriend got down on one knee and proposed to her there! She said yes, started crying and everyone started clapping... pretty romantic, and 'movie' like. but i think that would be cool!


Alyssa 8 years ago

I was thinking the whole, falling asleep and him slipping the rin gon my finger....and when i wake up in the morning i wouldn't know. and when i walk to the batheroom and am fixing my hair or something, i see the ring and i am shocked, and when i turn around he's already there. Ready to ask me to be the one he spends his life with.... Perfection.


allie 8 years ago

NUMBER 1!!! haha i like it the good ol' fashion way!


Diandra 8 years ago

Alyssa, that is definitely from Diary of A Mad Black Woman, right?


carmen  8 years ago

I think my boyfiend will like #46. Hes a mayjor football fan. I love him.


Ian 8 years ago

Some advice please..... I am planning on proposing to my girlfriend within the week. I will be taking her to a fancy restaurant then we will stay in one of the villas - she will obviously know what is happening as we have both just had the final fitting for the engagement ring. When do I propose????? before dinner? After dinner? After dinner back in the room? Any ideas???

Also...... Im still to ask the parents - I know they will be estatic but how do I go about it? do I prepare a speech? bring a bottle of bubbley to celebrate????


Brittney 8 years ago

Ian, if you have not already... you should make her wait until the next morning... she will be surprised that you did not the night before, but maybe wake her up with breakfast or a flower delivery and then propose...


Erikk 8 years ago

Brittney is right


roman ni jean 8 years ago

thumbs up for # 44 i really really like it...


send free online flowers 8 years ago

46? Can one really apply all these? I think I'll go with number 19 and 25.


Greg 8 years ago

I don't even know which hand or finger i should put the ring on. I would like to get engaged to my girlfriend. Please someone, HELP!!!


Linda 8 years ago

Greg - it goes on her ring finger on her left hand :-) good luck!!!


darren 8 years ago

we left out shakespear??


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Sandilyn 8 years ago from Port Orange, FL

Mine got on his knee, three times before I said yes! I loved your hub! Great ideas and if we get married again, I hope that he uses one of them. I am going to print this out for him! Let's face it, getting on his knees for a fourth time would be silly.


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Lex LaCroix 8 years ago from Orlando, Florida

I love 42 and 30. Some great and creative ideas!


Brett 8 years ago

Im about to propose to my girlfriend, im taking her to the restaurant where we first met and then going to the spot we sat for 4 hours talking that night " mind you the place we were at locked the carpark that night, before we had a chance to get our cars out"lol. Not sure on what way im going to go about it but am pretty certain ill work something out. If anyone has any idea on words to start with please get back to me before sunday 25th May. So nervous and confused about what to say.....


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aanaedwards 8 years ago

I too like the old fashioned way


kim 8 years ago

i love number 44 but waking up with a ring on ur finger is nice too.....just make sure she does not punch u while she is sleeping


sj 8 years ago

im gonna do it on hoover dam in vegas!


BNS and SMW 8 years ago

Doing it on the Hoover Dam in Vegas would be awesome!!! That is one gorgeous place to do it!!!! I think that is an awesome idea. I am going to do it in the restraunt where we had our first date. I am going to rent a limo to take us up, then I am going to make sure that we have the same booth and everything. I will try to get some family and friends in the restraunt to see it. I think I am going to have the limo driver (my boss) come in with a bag and tell me I forgot it in the limo. Take it from there. You know women are very curious.


Alvin 8 years ago

I LOVE NUMBER 30


zhn 8 years ago

All ideas are so interesting n unique. so, i lv all numbers. if u r lve someone do fast to propse her/him.


skalzan 8 years ago

all no's are intresting but there is nothing as such for teens.............


matt1982 8 years ago

hello ive been with my girlfriend for nearly 4 years and am ready to pop the question. am going to ask her on our holiday to dominican reb in oct. please can u all help me with ideas as to when and where on holiday i should do it? i want to to make it special. I know she wont want a big fuss that involves other people. so was wondering if any of you can think of some ideas that involves just me and her.

thanks


nick 8 years ago

i have to say number 29 would be one you could never forget!! and its in the right place !!!!


Dean 8 years ago

Send her a beautiful framed proposal, and bring a tear to her eye.


Dean 8 years ago

www.wouldyoudomethehonour.co.uk

Dean


Nora 8 years ago

i looooooove the hangman one, perfect


Cindy 8 years ago

I decided to look google "How to propose" for my son. He wants to ask his g/f, and he's asked me how he should do it. Some of the ideas are great. I'm thinking of printing this and mailing it to him. But I really think he needs to ask her Dad 1st. But that's going to be a big problem, since he's in basic training in the USAF, and NOT sure will he'll have leave. Any suggestions .........


Jim 8 years ago

Cindy: do they not have phones or mail in the air force?


CRAIG 8 years ago

HI

I WANT TO GET ENGAGED IN 2 WEEKS DOWN SOUTH, BUT I WOULD LIKE TO DO SOMETHING ON STAGE ALL INCLUSIVE IN FRONT OF A LOT OF PEOPLE WHERE EVERYONE CAN SEE HOW MUCH IM IN LOVE WITH THIS GIRL. DOES ANY BODY HAVE ANY GOOD IDEAS. ALSO WHEN WOULD BE THE PERFECT TIME.


Anton 8 years ago

I am going to propose to my GF of 2 years. She is outdoorsy so i am going to take her to a camp site, build a fire, cook some thing (help, maybe steak, does that say 'I love you'?) and for desert we'll roast s'mores. I'll make one for her with graham cracker, chocolate, and melty marshmallow with the ring stuck inside. I'll hand it to her and ask. Tell me what you think.


Jim 8 years ago

Going to place the ring in a very small sealed bag and then inside a marshmellow inside a white chocolate candy wrapped and placed in a candy box.

Proposal would be. "The chocolate candy is me on the outside, a marshmellow on the inside and at the core of me is my love for you. Spend eternity with me and share our lives together."


TC 8 years ago

eurgh, these comments are a sickly and b humiliating for the writers. Why not be original and do something romantic, no gross or tacky? Are there really that many people out there with such bad taste and no imagination?


SCAM 8 years ago

This is what I am thinking - I have MLK and Inaguration day off so take off friday the 15th to Brussels and then the next day to Antwerpen to buy her a diamond ring. then we can go to amsterdam or paris--- but the thing is when should I propose? On the plane with no ring? on the train to get the ring? btw she has no idea I am taking her to Belgium, she thinks we are going to California...


Mikey 8 years ago

I am planning to ask my girlfrien of two years to marry me at christmas time, she is the most wonderful person in the world and i want to spend the rest of my life with her. I was thinking of taking her to see the christmas lights at a local garden where you can walk through at night and have my family and her family there to come out when we walk around the corner and ask her in front of everyone with all the beautiful lights around us. Or should I just get all the fam together at home and pop the question then? any advise I would like for it to be somewhat unique


Loz 8 years ago

likewise man except, i'm planning to do it on the 7th of jan her birthday so many different ways to do it just wanna get it right. theres some real nice romantic hotels on roomforromance website google it or something. none really stuck out for me but like you say you want somtheing unique and hotel thing is very mainstream.


Mikey 8 years ago

Loz,

I think i have waited too long to think of how i want to do it but i do know i want to. now that it is getting really close i cant really think of anything so great or unique. ur thoughts?? what was ur ideas?


Adam 7 years ago

Mikey, how old are you? I have no idea why, but you sound quite young to me lol.

Don't rush into it if you are young unless you know she'll say yes and you two will last a long long time. Good luck on the engagements guys.


Andy  7 years ago

who cares if hes young if you love her marry her dammit its been 2 yrs give er bud go nuts


Kyle 7 years ago

Well lemme tell you a short story of the person I plan on getting married to.

I met her at a trip when I was talking to a friend I haven't seen in 5 years. COme to find out I knew her. Well we started dating.

We dated for about 4 months. Then we broke up because we had a BAD argument.

She started dating someone else. I cursed their relationship because I still loved her. And the guy she was with was an asshole.

Eventually they broke up. 2 weeks later we started going back out again.

The day we start going out was the day before she moved.

She moved and i never saw her for 11 months, but we maintained constant communication.

Eventually she stopped calling, and I stopped answering.

Well then i see her in a store. My heart dropped as I stood there staring at her.

Well when i finally got the balls to go talk to her, she was heading for the checkout line.

SURPRISE!! lol

SO we started going out again. For about 1 1/2. I think its time to propose.

I plan on taking her on that trip where we met eachother.

And where we met, there is this beautiful lake, and around 9:30PM the moon hits the lake water perfectly in the spring. So when we get down there, we will be laying under this ancient tree that probably still have out names carved into it, then i will pull out the ring and propose.

Does that sound good?


Alan 7 years ago

Great post!!

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Alan 7 years ago

Great post!!

I have put in all the months of research I did when I proposed to my now wife and I remember how stressful it was. For those in a similar position, you can get a copy of my eBook from http://www.buytheperfectring.com I promise you will save stress, time and money (up to 75% off in some cases!)... you will easily cover the cost of the eBook (which is just $15)I am selling through Clickbank who are reputable and offer a 60 day guarantee on all merchandise if it's not for you.


ChubbyChild 7 years ago

OMG I LOVE the one Where the Guy has to scratch "will you marry me" in the car window as his fiancé calls the cops for grand theft auto!


brian 7 years ago

Go to a fancy resturant that you both never been to. Hire a guy that does magic and stick him there. Have him go around to all the tables. Notice him and say" I hate magic I hope he doesn't come over here" have him finally come over and do a few tricks. Have him make the ring appear and pop the question. And if it goes your way have everyone clap! bingo


MS 7 years ago

Ladies, any suggestions as to whether be better with family/friends and pop the question or be alone with her?....I'll be going to Europe for two weeks this July but not sure if I want to do it before I go or after I come?.....any suggestions? :)


Sarah 7 years ago

Hangman? Writing it on a cake? I know everyone has their own style, but I could never take a man seriously who proposed in a singing telegram…just me though. My advice to all of the men out there getting ready to pop the question: keep it simple. Let the beauty of that not be in the extravagance of the setting, method etc. but in the sincerity of your love. Don’t humiliate her, put her under unnecessary pressure, make her want to vomit at the corniness or otherwise freak her out. Let it be a surprise, but do it alone. When the moment comes, look into her eyes and be as genuine and vulnerable as possible. Tell her what she and your relationship mean to you and what you hope for in your hopeful shared future. Make sure she knows she the only one for you and how blessed you are to have her in your life. Then, just ask…simple as that. No need to overcomplicate.


BriceWitten 7 years ago

Get down on one knee, like you are going to propose, and start to tie your shoe. Have the ring hiden in your shoe. She'll get all excited, then disappointed when you tie your shoe. She'll be even more surprised when you pull the ring out.


Gregg 7 years ago

I am about to propose tomorrow. I am doing #23. We are going on a nice picnic with food and wine. Then not far from where we are eatting there is a gazebo. She has a song she has always wanted to dance with me to. That song will play and we dance. When its done, there is another song that makes her cry because it has to do with getting married and she wants that badly. That is when I will get done on one knee and ask her to "Make me the luckiest guy in the world and marry me."


Dawn 7 years ago

After 2 years, lots of effort, time, money, and emotions... I'm sad to say #44 did not work


Aubrie 7 years ago

So I'm a little worried. My boyfriend and I have been together for 5 years and we talked about getting married, and that we want to. We even talked about eloping. . We went and looked out rings, and I showed him the one that I liked. Everything is fine and dandy but I'm scared that he is going to just buy the ring and give it to me. Of course I will accept but I want to one day be able to tell my future kids about how wonderful it was.. My mom said to let him do his thing, but he's not very romantic.. and it would be lame to give him suggestions... What should I do?


loving soldier 7 years ago

this is what im gonna do... when i get back from my next deployment my plane home is scheduled to stop off in paris.. there i will buy a ring. i will be flying to the airport closeest to my post, so in atlanta im flying back to Texas to meet my girfriend to drive me home... but im telling her im coming home a day later than i will be. So i will get back into our apartment while she is at work and when she walks in ill be waiting on my knee with the box and ring in my hand, after she is done freaking out someone is in our house she will see its me home early and asking her to marry me. Its like 4 emotions thrown into one occasion... tell me will she ever forget that?!?


mynameeeeee 7 years ago

me and my gf have been together for little over 4 yrs were young (14) but we've talked about it before so ofcourse she asked how would you propose and i said the place were we first met then i was reading this and saw it on #18 =]


Dutch 7 years ago

i have just bought a ring and thinking of how to propose! i have an idea. Im going to write a letter declaring my love to her and how much she means to me and so on. Then at the bottom ask her if she will marry me. She will then turn around and i will be on one knee with the ring. Wot do you think? is that a good idea?


Jason 7 years ago

i was thinking bout kinda doing the same thing well i jus bout a ring and everything to and im jus waiting for the right time i was thinking bout writing her a letter bout our whole relationship and everything we been threw cuz its been some crazy stuff but its all been worth it im jus not sure of where to do it i was thinkin of takin her out to a resturante of her choice anywhere and i know she'll pick pizza hut cuz she loves it lol but i don't know if that would b a dumb place to do it what u think


dutch 7 years ago

I wuldnt go for a place like pizza hut but if she likes it that much n will enjoy it then y not! I don't wana just take her out 4 a meal coz she will know summet is up. Maybe cinema or summet. Leave the note on the kitchen table so she reads it when we get home n do it then. We too have been through some crazy times n i think she will love it. When you thinking of doing it?


Robbie 7 years ago

im asking my girlfreind to marry me befor i go to the army but now all i need is a way to ask her and i am falling twards the wen she falls asleep then slip the ring on her fingur and wait till morning but idk if i can wait that long haha so i don't know im very nervouse


Ricky 7 years ago

I took my fiancée to disneyland... and when they had that light parade at night and finished it with fireworks.... I had them put "marry me" and her name in fireworks


kevin 7 years ago

Well after 3 years now I am ready to finally ask the most important person in my life I want to be the luckest man in the world and ask her to make me an honest man and marry me. We are getting a nice jazuzzi sweet in downtown denver and I have the hotel manager preping the room before we head in. Rose pedals on the bed, champainge and choclates near by. She knows we are ready and this will be a big surprise to her, becase she just thinks we are going to a concert. This I hope will be a lasting memory only her and I share..I love her very much. I am asking her brother (only man left on her side) for the "OK" to ask for her hand in marriage. I hope this works next month...keep your fingers crossed.


Gentry 7 years ago

my sisters husband proposed on a dy that she was in a really bad mood, he went to quiznos and bought himself a sandwich, when she got home on her lunch break (he always brought her her lunch) she asked what it was and he said he didn't get her anything. she was...of course...pretty ticked and went off on him, he told her to just get something out of the fridge, so she opened it and there was a sanwich (her fav) with a sticky note that said marry me with the ring taped to it.


sweetty:) 7 years ago

i really liked the hangman one and #44 and..... i actually loved them all


Melissa 7 years ago

Video is crazy!My name is Melissa Robeson. I am often called Melissa Roberson.

It was creepy, but a sweet idea.


????????????? 7 years ago

the problem with the hot air ballon is if u get a no akward ride down

the way i gonna pop the ? is have 1 of her friends take her out for a day cover her drive way walk way porch everywhere in hersey kisses then have a not at her front door that says now that i kissed the ground u walk on will u marrie me then when she opens the door ill b there


Easy E 7 years ago

OMG! What an awesome website I totally love number 30 I hope my boyfriend purposes that way!!!!!!!!!!!!!


top secret 7 years ago

I got a betta idea that no one eva tho ! hihi SECRET, ill post it one day ! The best proposal of universe. :)


S.C 7 years ago

Im gunna fill baloons with rose petals with the words "will you marry me" in 4 diffrent baloons. then in the final one Have the ring init!

Good idia?


S.C 7 years ago

Im gunna fill baloons with rose petals with the words "will you marry me" in 4 different baloons. then in the final one Have the ring init!

Good idia?


joe some 7 years ago

i am going to have my two year old son give her the ring and when he is about to eat it she will notice that something is going into his mouth...she will rush to save him and to her surprise it will be a ring for her and i will be right there and tell her "i would rather you say yes"


Jim 7 years ago

It's simple, surely hate to be formulaic but I'm a writer and have pondered on this for a ridiculous amount of time. I reckon; beautiful scenery... private space - a bent knee, ring in-hand... 3 sentences, A declaration or metaphor of love, one back up and then the question... keep it personalized, maybe mention a time you were both very happy and maybe a declaration of you're commitment... many of the above feel cheap to me... remember it's supposed to be fairy tale don't over avoid the cliché!


_Mona 7 years ago

Is there really a need to "propose"?


romantic 7 years ago

i love the army guys idea about coming home early and waiting for her. my partners in the army and this would melt my heart...go for it!


damien 7 years ago

hi im really nervous ive been with my girlfriend since i was 15 im 19 now and she talks about how she would like her wedding to be but i don't know how to best pop the question she is over for the first week of DECEMBER please help


****** 7 years ago

I'm planning on popping the question on the plane (from uk)to Florida next year- i know she'll say yes we've already disscused it... but i want to make it really speacial she really likes take that so had this mad idea of getting them to sing her fav TT song to her about an hour after take off then i'll come on the tannoy and tell her how much she means to me and how much i love her then infront of everybody including 6 members of her family i'll ask her if she'll do me the hounour of becoming my wife.....

Good Or Bad idea???? i know it'll cost but she's worth it..


Scott  7 years ago

Hi all,

I am planning on asking my girlfriend to marry me. We are going to Disneyland in November.

Would proposing on the drawbridge be to "typical"? Would it be to public?

Any thoughts would be great!

Thanks


DJ 7 years ago

i was thinking i would taake my girlfriens to an ice skating rink and have cones set up in the "will you marry me" phrase and we could skate around them (we are both vetern skaters) until she noticed what they say.....any thougs....good or bad??????


colin 7 years ago

i`m going to propose to my girlfriend on her birthday. i`ve set up a photo shoot so we have the pictures for the rest of our lifes also plan to have rose petels scattered all over the house when we get home and candles


Tomos 7 years ago

I proposed to my fiancé on christmas eve, she went to see her perants and when she got back i had layed out 100 roses and 100 lillies, she walked through the door and the song that was playing was the song we first danced to, and when she walked in i gave her, her christmas card with a note in, i memorised the note word for word, and read it back to her telling her how when we first met i knew that no one els could make me happy and would she do me the honor or giving me her hand in marriage, turn out she had got me a ring as she was going to propose to me on christmas day :)


Marcio Ventura 7 years ago

i am going to ask my princess to marry me but the thing is i have a lot of ideas but none of them caught my eyes can any one help me. Woman preferable. thanks


bobby 7 years ago

am I the only person who sees a problem with number 4? I mean, I'm pretty sure getting your loved one fired by bringing them alcohol at work is not a good start to an engagement.


emmie 7 years ago

aww... i love all of them! I wish someone would propose to me like that someday! I like number 41 because I think it is so romantic and sweet! I also like 42.


Jason 6 years ago

MY girl means the world 2 me

i really want to marry her

because she is the missing link to me and no other girl matters.

i think alyssa's answer is a good idea i might do that one when the time is right


alertamanda 6 years ago

Hey guys.

I've seen some comments on here about it how you shouldn't do something like this in public. I'd have to say.. doing it in public isn't for everyone, but personally, I'd LOVE a public proposal. (From a woman's point of view.) Only do a public proposal if you know she's going to say yes, though. It could be the most humiliating moment of your life or the most memorable. Good luck, gentlemen! (And ladies! :))


Kristen C. H. 6 years ago

Ohhhhh, I would LOVE #3!!! I'm not a big fan of someone else asking, like the radio thing, but I would totally love #8! Just don't leave out the personalized mini speech part, hehe. Awesome ideas!!! If only our guys were reading this right now :P


watever 6 years ago

Number 29 would be SWEET! Then again he may never know the deference! LOL!


Doesn't matter 6 years ago

Well I'm about to propose to my girlfriend but I think she already knows about it. I want to do it at school but I don't know if she's going to laugh at what I do. What should I do?!?!?!


Sam 6 years ago

Well most ideas are great. What iam going to do is. We are taking a trip to her home town Seattle, WA take her to the best look out of down town. Get on one knee and say " You are the most beautiful, intelligent woman I could ever ask for. I cant imagine spending my life with anyone else but you! You have made my weak grow to strong! I feel like the happiest man in the world with you in my life(name here), would you do he the honor of becoming my wife

what do you think? to sappy? oh yea and guys make sure you ask both of her parents mostly if they are spilt up. Include their step parents! =) I think its harder to ask for their blessing, then to ask the gf to marry you!

good luck


mjp 6 years ago

i love the hangman one! my bf and i play scrabble once in a while and i thought that would be a good thing to incorporate it into. once he told me that since i play farmville a lot (sadly, im addicted) that he would make one and write 'will you marry me' in the crops or using hay bales or whatever and then add me as a neighbor. which i thought was cute cuz hes usually not that thoughtful!

ive been waiting for over 5 years and nothing yet, and we are young and all, but ive asked him before and he has just laughed. its quite discouraging. i have told him several times that i just want the proposal -- not to get married right away! i have picked out my own ring and everything...all he needs to do is gather his guts!

personally, i don't want all kinds of people around. we have never been intimate around others at all. BUT i ABSOLUTELY want documentation. i hope he knows to enlist one of our friends or someone to hide taking video and pictures when it happens!

the other thing is (again, personal preference) i don't want him to spend tons of money on the proposal. creative, yes. expensive, no. i think it takes MORE thought to do something special and unique with no money!


DEVON 6 years ago

I am looking for some ideas other than the above , we have been together a long time and she has pick the ring she she is just waiting now I was thinking of doing it in a restaurant on her birthday and have a singing telegram or else at her work place but cant help thinking these maybe to obvious


Daniel 6 years ago

Hey i need some help. My proposal is extremely different as I'm proposing to another man. Yes. I'm gay. My boyfriend and I are having serious problems in our relationship as our parents found out and we can not see each other any more, but we are still 'together' and we're making a partywithin a month and I'd like to propose. I don't really want to get married, I just want to do the whole getting engaged and wearing a ring to symbolize our love and always wear it and remember him. It's a 'friends' party, but no one knows about our relationship, how can I make it extremely private but thoughtful at the same time, nothing big just thoughtful. Oh and we cannot leave the house we will be in as his parents may be stalking outside and his father has threatened to kill me, so nothing risky either. It's reallyhard, cause I want to be a 'moment' kinda thing. Thanks in advance.


JO JO 6 years ago

friday 5th 2010 i proposed to my girlfriend i wrote it in the snow and had about 30candles lit in the house w our song playing it was great..... thanks for all the ideas on this site


JLynn 6 years ago

I am thinking of proposing to my ex. When her and I first kissed, I knew she was the one. You know that feeling. Anyways we got into a bad argument and broke up. I still love her and want to be there but she has a new bf. Would proposing show her how much I love her and let her know my future is with her, or do u think it'll scare her away?


Bryant 6 years ago

25 all day


jhon 6 years ago

it didient work now she is more upset

don't agree i woud say


izzy 6 years ago

they missed out asian style, you go to some random girls house, who you have never met and you let your parents make the decision, also known as being hitched, not too popular nowadays...lol


Brianna 6 years ago

Aaaw a lot of these were romantic, a lot weren't.

My favorite though, is 44. So adorable, I would be crying if that happened to me.


Will 6 years ago

These are all great ideas.

I proposed to my girlfriend with a message in a fortune cookie!

We still use the place for special events, http://www.fortunecookiecreations.com/


Faith 6 years ago

My ex blindfolded me and took me to the first place we had our first date (Pizza Hut). I am married to another now, but it was the most romantic night of my life. I still miss him. :(


MG 6 years ago

I like the "Will you marry me?" written on a dessert idea. =)


Subbu 6 years ago

The ideas are very beautiful...i like the 27th ideas and i do it my love become succuss... Thank you to every one...


Mundi 6 years ago

How about going to Disneyland and when you walk out in front of the Castle turn her around so she is facing the Castle, get on one knee and propose?


Scot 6 years ago

I am proposing in about a week. I will take her to a VERY nice restaurant with all the trimmings. I have enlisted my quartet to help me sing a song to her in the middle of the restaurant. It is from "the wedding singer" where Sandler proposes to Barrymore on the airplane. During the final chord, get down on one knee and then ask her to marry me as soon as we stop singing.


daniel 6 years ago

hello

the girl is my classmate and and i have propose to her two times and i don't know how to do it it aging


LUIS 6 years ago

IM TRYING TO FIGUER OUT HOW TO PROPOSE TO MY GIRLFRIEND. I HAD PLAN TO TAKE HER TO THE BEACH WHEN THE SUN SET'S AND TELL HER TO MARRY ME... IS THAT A GOOD IDEA???


Robbie 6 years ago

Luis... YES! Or better still (in my opinion)...and if you're both 'early birds', find a beautiful-scenic hill/mountain top and watch the sun rise together and then pop the question. For me it has heaps of symbolism (new beginnings etc).

Of course you'll have to do a 'recky' before hand and check the weather forecast!

If you haven't proposed already, GOOD LUCK! :)


kyle 6 years ago

i belong to a theatre company (volunteer) and halfway through my performance, im going to break character, walk to the audience, take my gf by the hand, walk her back up to the stage and ask her there. what do you think??


JAY 6 years ago

So I am going to propose to my boyfriend of 6 years next month (July 2010. I am just not sure if this is a unique and "good" way to do it, so I am asking for a little feed back. At dinner I am going to write a note for the waiter to give to my boyfriend as I "go" to the restroom, the waiter is going to tell him that someone bought us a drink and then he is going to sit the napkin down on the table and leave it for a few seconds then he is going to pu the wine glass down on top f the napkin with the ring in it and I will be standing behind him waiting for the answer.........so what do you think?


ben 6 years ago

i proposed to my girlfriend by sing to her will u m... me?


romes 6 years ago

well my original plan has kinda backfired. she is all over anything i do that seems special or nice and she is kinda upset that she would just be waiting for it and expecting it. I want to catch her by surprise, i don't want her to know what hit her...

She has been looking at getting a new job for a little while now. At the risk of disappointing her a little, i have set up a phony meeting with a recruiter, I got one of the girls from my office to call her and set up an appointment at a cafe. So far so good, she bought it and is going to the place at 10:30 tomorrow morning... when she gets there she'll find me.... looking sheepish. Some people think its cute and clever, i'm just a bit nervous about the time, 10:30 Monday morning then we both have to go back to work, not ideal but i guess its a nice way to start the week.


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Junipie 6 years ago

I am take my girl on a trip to cincinanti with all our closet friends. Its is for her birthday...

wekend saturday we have a nice hotel going to the mall a festivel then out to dinner at primavista..from there out to a club..the back to the hotel and on sunday were all going to kings island...there are so meny oppertunities for me to pop the question i just don't know how and when is the best time for m


emme 6 years ago

i know someone who wrote will you marry me on a car ticket and put it on his fiances car. and when she got to her car she was all pissed she got a ticket. then she read it and turned around and he was on one knee holding the ring box open.


Dan 6 years ago

Lots of great ideas and a few pretty bad ones. I honestly cannot believe how many children have been posting comments here about getting married. These are adults talking and if this were in real life(not the internet) you wouldn't dare share you childish dreams with this audience. If you don't have full control over your life and the decisions you make and your parents still control whether or not you can see your loved one that's a pretty obvious sign you are not ready for marriage.

I am proposing tonight, I'm 30 and she is 28. We've been together for 2 years and lived together for over a year. I'm not exactly sure how it will happen since the weather is not cooperating and I'm currently working on plan B, but its sure to be a very heartfelt moment between two people that love each other deeply and have specific plans for their lives. I'm not extremely concerned with finding the perfect place to do it, or a goofy/creative way to ask. I'm just concentrating on the words that I say and making sure she knows how strongly I feel for her. Everything else will melt away when she says that magical three letter word "YES".


Frances 6 years ago

My lord, I didn't realise there was soooo much effort put in to it, this must be an extremely stressful time for you guys.... I believe in the romance of it all, the man on bended knee, asking the love of his life to take his hand... so much planning must take the romance out of it for the guys... I don't envy you... I think simple sweet and romantic and nothing will top it.. you can have a thousand ways to ask some one to marry you... but it only matters if the answer is YES!!!!


waz 6 years ago

used 42, she loved it, though she did almost kill the dude, that would have been a bad omen.


Me 6 years ago

The shower one would be funny if (s)he stripped down so they could have sex after :)


michelle 6 years ago

If u want to propose in front of family-Get everyone to play a game of Pictionary. (Make sure she's YOUR partner) Attach "will marry me?"to one of the cards. Whether she guesses it, good and even if she doesn't guess in time u can turn the card over so she can read it


Michelle Shelton 6 years ago

Very cute couple. Loved the little gal she was very gracious and loving....loved the yes, yes, yes...sort of like, you don't even have to ask....you know I would marry you!


Michelle Shelton 6 years ago

Very cute couple. Loved the little gal she was very gracious and loving....loved the yes, yes, yes...sort of like, you don't even have to ask....you know I would marry you!


gautam 6 years ago

i like way no 44


sai 6 years ago

I haven't spoken to her But I am in serious love with her I fear she might reject me how to start with anyone help me?


Aki 6 years ago

so nice............thax


Nusi 6 years ago

Bonjour,I'm really happy to share my experience with all. actually am not interested in all these stuffs. i don't think it will last long. all the best. A biento.


gturn 6 years ago

My friend proposed by writing it in glowsticks on the beach at night time


j. 6 years ago

These are not only terrible, but cliché. If a man is so uncreative and uninspired, that he turns to this site, he must not be in love in the first place. IGhk!


MEEE 6 years ago

The best ways are to go back to the place you 1st met or to write it in the snow with candles. Just make sure someone is there because she'll want pictures.


mimi 6 years ago

#35 is awful...


Lid  6 years ago

When i get proposed to I would want the old fashioned way but without the rose in the mouth.


aditya 6 years ago

hey i wanna propose a girl bt i cant because m a little shy type guy...any ideas that the girl will like...


Efrain 6 years ago

I'm Proposing to my Girlfriend Nov 6 In the Water Fountain outside the New McAllen Convention Center where there are beautiful lights around it, I'm going to do it old fashion and get on one knee, after take her to a fancy Dinner close by.


aditya 6 years ago

any other simple ideas for proposing a girl??


Rishawn 6 years ago

I got a ton of hershey kisses. And started a trail of hershey kisses from the front door to our restroom. Inside the restroom was a dozen short stem roses taped around the shower head. With a note that said the following: Now that I've kissed the ground that you walk on, and showered you with flowers...Will You Marry Me? I then came around the corner in a tuxedo on one knee with the engagement ring of a lifetime.

*Note this only works well if your house is CLEAN. ESPECIALLY the restroom. Make it look good, smell nice, light candles, dim the lights. Make it a night to remember!


shivam 6 years ago

I AM STUDENT AND I WANNA PROPOSE A GIRL


Cheering for You 6 years ago

GOOD LUCK SHIVAM!!!! GET THAT GIRL!!


Kim McC 6 years ago

I really love 17,18 and 40


suhas 6 years ago

42 is really sweet and writing on road is also gud. Anyways all of them are really cool. I love it.


brad 6 years ago

im a sinor in high school and my girlfriend and i have been together since freshmen year she has been talking about marriage so i finally came up with an idea to propose this year at graduation when they call my name for me to come up im going to ask for the mic and ask her in front of the class of 2011


marry me ring 6 years ago

marry me ring says:

one good proposal idea is using a 'marry me ring'.

It's perfect for those that want to go down on one knee and propose with a ring, but aren't confident about getting the ring.

You can buy one on ebay (type in marry me ring) for £15.


aaron 6 years ago

there all cheesy


Derek 6 years ago

Don't do that Brad....


aly 6 years ago

i love number 14 ... now that is perfection


Arjun 6 years ago

#42 is d best ^_^


Outside the box thinker 5 years ago

Wonder if they have something for proposing to vampires...


Jeff 5 years ago

I got a piece of paper and folded it multiple times. On the front I put her name and as she unfolds it. It will ask the question "will you marry me." I put that paper in an envelope on top of a box where the ring is inside and wrapped it. Then I placed that box in a larger box filled with crushed paper and news paper and wrapped that as well. My plan is to pop the question on Christmas day in front of her family.


UFO 5 years ago

I'm going with a version of 34. I'm going to leave the ring on her pillow along with some roses and champaign when she gets in the shower. I'll surprise her by getting in the shower with her, then when we get out, dry off, and go to our bedroom to make love, she will see the ring, and I will propose. Then we will make love :)


Michele Williamson 5 years ago

These are some interesting ideas. I am a Marriage Proposal Planner and I think a lot of these ideas could be incorporated in to a personalized proposal!


Oralemex 5 years ago

I just propossed my girlfriend 3 days ago. We were spending some days in a typical little town in Mexico. I took her first to dinning and then I told her to take dessert in my familys place but first she would have to come with me to check some paintings that my cousing was interested in buying (he owns the hotel). When we got the room she inmidiatly began checking the paintings while I was oppening a door to a terrace which was all full o candles and flowers. There were 4 fancy deserts on the table along with a bottle of champaign. As soon as she turned to comment the paintings she could see the terrace and the whole setting se was amazed and broke in tears. We came together to the terrace I opened the champaign bottle and after some minutes a full mariachi band (mexican band) started to play on the street just downstairs from the 2 floor terrace where we were and she started to cry againg se was so happy because she always had wanted me to bring a Serenata (mexican style concert for loved ladies) to her. During the first song I propossed her, it was the third surprise in a row afer she said yes we came over to the side and made a sign to the Mariachi to come up to the terrace and have a private concert. It was just amazing.


mr spade 5 years ago

do you know how worrying it is for a bloke to get a woman a ring she may or may not like then having to do something way over the top hoping by hell she will say yes...this is the situation i,m in at present...damb i wish i had more money as i,d give her the world if i could...


jill rappaport 5 years ago

I would make sloppy joes- stick the ring in the middle of the SLOPPY and wait for it to fall out of the sandwich. Now that, ladies and gents, is ROmantic!


sara Yates 5 years ago

My hubby rented an airplane. I got to take a flying lesson and when we landed he was on one knee. It was amazing and much more detailed. He planned the WHOLE day. Wrapped his flight suite from the marines arranged for a babysitter for my two girls......IT WAS AMAZING!


kim 5 years ago

My boyfriend and I have been together for three years and have a son and I don't think he is ever going to propose!i really want to marry him.after three months together I knew he was the one.I want to propose to him but I want it to be original and not cheesy.


Gerrie 5 years ago

Hi all, i am going to ask my girlfriend to marry me in the next 4 months, she knows im going to ask her, but she does not know how i am proposing, we are having a birthdy party and all her family and friends is going to be there. any sugestions? i want it to be unique. Please help


Jack 5 years ago

Hi everyone,

Im planning to propose to my gf on our 5th anniversary. This is what I'm gonna do. I going to bring her to a restaurant. While looking thru the menu, the waiter will bring us 2 glasses of champagne with a ring in one of it. My gf will think that i propose to her, which im not YET. The waiter will come again and say he send it to the wrong table. While my gf is disappointed that I didn't propose(which i hope she will be). I will stand up and get down to pretend to tie my loose shoe lace and present her with roses & ring which I have placed it under the table earlier. What do your think?


Jack 5 years ago

ok my previous idea seems a little too dramatic.

I got a new idea. Simple & fun. I will bring her to a classy bar and tell her we will be playing a game. Both of us are to write 5 questions about each other. And whoever answer it correct the other must drink a shot, if wrong den the answerer must drink a shot. Lady first and of cos my final question will be the magic words. Please give me some feedback. Im cracking my brain out for ideas to propose to my gf.


Royal Experience 5 years ago

Very few events in anyone's lifetime require as much thought and preparation as marriage. People want their proposals to be the perfect

Let love rule


Royal Experience 5 years ago

making your own personal video proposing to her can have a great effect, especially if you can watch it together


JD  5 years ago

So I told my girlfriend to pick out the ring she wanted and I would get it and a few days later she text me saying I found the ring I want and bought it. So she has her ring already and I can't propose like I wanted. What would be a great way to propose since she already has her ring?


JD  5 years ago

So I told my girlfriend to pick out the ring she wanted and I would get it and a few days later she text me saying I found the ring I want and bought it. So she has her ring already and I can't propose like I wanted. What would be a great way to propose since she already has her ring?


larry.c 5 years ago

im thinking of popping the question after a nice horse drawn carriage ride along a moon covered lake


Henny 5 years ago

Like Number 44

So touched if him remembered all about us


nabster 5 years ago

My brother took his girlfriend to the botanical gardens here in South Africa- its a beautiful place. He got someone to place roses and it said 'will you marry me' with the roses. While walking around she spotted it and stopped to read it at that time he went down on one knee and showed her the ring- she started crying and said yes! There were ppl standing around and they clapped! it was so sweet and well planned. The ring also has an engraving in it which is adorable!


Enissan 5 years ago

well i was with my ex for about 7y. we were high school sweethearts. it was about time for me to propose to her. so i did. i got into MMA back then. i had this idea for my first pro fight to win my fight and bring my girl into the ring right after i won, and propose to her in the center of the octagon in front of the audience. it went really good over all. after 1y prier to the day i proposed to her we are no longer together anymore. i am currently involve with someone els. that i strongly have feelings for. i truly feel that she is my everything! so my mind is wondering once again and is eager to plan a really cool or more to say; romantic better idea for my new proposal to my new love. we have been together for about 2 years now, and i am willing to take that extra step. i want it to be not only special but romantic, sweet and big! any idea's people??


Nic 5 years ago

Im liking number 30.

I am planning to propose to my honey muffin in the near future. I've been going frantic about how to go about it and all the rings etc.

I have finally found the perfect ring.

And now the perfect proposal.

I will do a little treasure hunt with hidden notes at each place of importance to us. When she gets to then end, I will be waiting at the place we first met.

Any other ideas? Im not sure if that would work. :/


Don 5 years ago

So I was thinking of propsing to my girlfriend. We are both previously married and in our 40s so we have both been there before. I wanted to do something very special and this is what I've come up with. She works in the financial district in San Fransisco and she rides the bus to work and home each night. I thought it would be nice to have a few select friends get on the bus a stop or two after she does so that they are there with us when I propose and then I'd get on a stop later in a tux holding flowers and a ring. I also thought it would be cool to hire a few singers to sing a song that she really likes by the four tops "Sugar pie hunny bunch." maybe as soon as she gets on the bus.

I'd talk this over with the regular bus driver of course so he would be prepared. Thoughts?


vin 5 years ago

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TheMonk 5 years ago from Brazil

I did it over a romantic dinner on valentine's day. She wasn´t expecting it at all. This hub brings me nice memories. Thank you!


A Better Proposal 5 years ago

I've been working on a new site called http://www.abetterproposal.com - this has a few things for you to think about before you you propose and help make it one of the most memorable moments of your life.


Sweety 5 years ago

They are cool,but i want some varity that they can't forget life long.


Swetha 5 years ago

It really worked


Bp 5 years ago

I am in the marines and getting deployed to Japan. I have the ring and this is how I want to do it on Christmas come home and don't tell her have her parents and my parents over to open presents her parents give her a hidden present and then I show up as she finds the ring , or put letter in box that says turn around and be there with the ring and braclete. Or give her a gift from my parents that say welcome to the family and when she turns to ask what I will be there. What do you think?!


Sweety 5 years ago

Bp u r so sweet.could u give me a idea.


Bp 5 years ago

Sweety: Do you live near a beach?!


Sweety 5 years ago

No,actually when i went to my cousin bro's marriage,my small cousin introduced him to me.he was a member in teens gang of our relatives.i just said hi to him.one of the day in some function our gang was chit chating,he didn't came on that day.one of my closest cousin was chating with him ,suddenly some one called her and she given her cell to me .he called and i lifted the call and said "iam sweety and she went some were"and i disconnected the call.actually i don't talk with anyone whom i dont know.i will say the remaning next time.BP thdre are no beaches here.


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Kaden 5 years ago

Clueless about how to propose to girlfriend of 7 yrs. Only have one idea so far. She has been talking about getting a wedding planning book from the bookstore for a while now the kind with the organizer, ideas, etc. I was thinking I could talk with the bookstore people in advance and plant the ring in one of those wedding books. I would ask the clerk to show us to that section of the store when we get there and she would recommend the book that has the ring stashed in it. My girl would discover it hopefully and turn to see me on a knee...Thoughts please? I feel its lame being in a bookstore but it has reason behind it.


Tallia 5 years ago

~Sigh, such thoughtful guys out there. Been with my fella' five years and he's not so much as bought me a Christmas present yet. Maybe that's why I remember a cheese sandwich he surprised me with three years ago. Was so touched that he thought of me in the queue to get his lunch. It was filled with all my favourite things.

I'm gonna' write my dream proposal here as I don't imagine a proposal at all will ever happen, nevermind a dream one ...

He wakes me in the morning on a day we both aren't at work with a breakfast tray of tea, cakes and fruit and pretty lovely little things and amongst them is the little velvet box and when i see it, he simply says 'will you marry me?' and then kisses me and puts the ring on my finger.Not the most exciting, to some, but bed in the mornings is one of the only times we get to be together and shut the world out and its just us.

...I'd wait a while before breaking it to him that I've known which dress to wear, got the cake sorted already and even have the wedding favours sorted out ,'' lol


Ratonel 5 years ago

I'm kind of worried that reading these kind of posts will make my future spouse's proposal... expected and that I will disappoint him with my lack of emotions because it is difficult to act surprise after all....


teej 5 years ago

I'm thinking about proposing to my girlfriend at her prom this year. (i know what everyone will be thinking -- we are too young but we have been together for a long time.and we even live together. I am one year older than her and we already went to my prom. Anyway, I was thinking about having the dj call us up on stage and then I could tell her how much I love her and want to spend the rest of my life with her and ask. Then they could play our song. We've already talked about marriage and she can't wait for me to propose. Any thoughts on this? Thanks.


Sean 5 years ago

Teej,

Do what your heart tells you, if you feel you are ready to propose then it should not matter where it is, however i can personally think of better places than a prom. Although wrong and some may not relevant others will judge you.

Hope it all goes well


Amar 5 years ago

on 26th oct was horrible day for me. That day i have an accident . I'm unconsus for 2 days . Accident day i went to buy i ring for my swt hrt in my family . She heats me when i propose her . After accident she went to see me in hospital my family was there. I took the ring & ask her will u marry me . It ll sucss.

i love u sana


WALI 5 years ago

i face with problem about nationalities


doggyyo 5 years ago

this is so cute idk who wouldn't love any of these..

my ideal proposal is we are on the beach and just before the sunsets he gets down on one knee


steve ball 5 years ago

i was thinking of writing a symphony and recording it myself as i am a proficient multi instrumentalist. and using a radio transmitter to override the radio and play the song from my ipod... is this a good idea or a bit cheesy and full of it?


Dave I. 5 years ago

Top of Mount Washington. Go early though take the guided tour before 9:30 it's like $60. at the top you get an hour, if your late you'll only get a half hour. At the summit ask her. I'd try to get her to say something like- me- "what do you think (looking off the summit) she- it's beautiful (or similar) me- but no as beautiful as you and ask her at the highest point in the Northeast. I live in RI, and wheather is pending and etc. but another place is Cathedral Ledge or something falls the name escapes me. sorry.


Jeff 4 years ago

#40 seems creepy if you gotta sneak into her house or room


yathish 4 years ago

i like it number 24. That's good


Hugh 4 years ago

I have been planning to propose to my girlfriend of 5 years for sometime now. We are both previously married and have six children, I have three and she has three. I was trying to find a time when all of our families would be together but I cant get it. So I am going to do it at my christmas gathering with my family. I just cannot wait any longer, the kids add a twist to it because you never really know how they will react. They are 8 to 17 years old, i'm thinking i just expect the worst and hope for the best. She has no idea! I told her I would never get married again! I'm going to wait until after the presents have been opened christmas eve then say there is one more.


Yathish 4 years ago

i have tried but i dint got success:(


bob 4 years ago

yathish...you should have learned how to write english first!


Steve 4 years ago

I'll be proposing on Christmas Eve (unless nerves get the better of me!). My girlfriend's a nurse, and is working on Xmas Day, so we're having our Christmas a day early.

We've already agreed to do stockings for each other, and my plan is to have the ring in it's box, wrapped like everything else, right at the toe of the stocking. When she finds it and opens it I'll pop the question. Then we've got the whole day together, Xmas dinner (we do the big turkey, trimmings etc thing on Xmas day rather than thanksgiving in England), go for a walk, watch nonsense on the telly and have a few drinks. Obviously I'm hoping it'll snow. It's bloody cold at the moment, so you never know!

There was no way I'd get the ring thing right, so I've ordered a hello kitty ring (she's a fan) - only 15 quid, but it's more symbolic than anything else, and I figure we can go shopping for what she wants between Xmas and NY.

Now there's just the small matter of ringing her Dad and asking for his permission. Only met him a couple of times, but we seemed to get on well.

Oh, and no. 29 is a truly dreadful idea! (nos 9, 17, 25 and 31 aren't much better), but what do I know...

Happy Christmas all..


CallieCallaster 4 years ago

I like number one! The classic. And it also would make a great prop for the idea that I'm going to throw out there: hire a photographer to secretly hide somewhere and photograph the moment when he gets down on one knee. My husband did this and the photos came out amazing! I thought it was such a cute extra... definitely got him some brownie points. Once I was done screaming he came out from behind the bushes in Central Park and introduced himself, then snapped some cute happy-couple photos. The guys he hired were awesome. Go to them if you are in NYC! http://www.gruberphotographers.com/Proposals


Tiana 4 years ago

GUYS!!!!!

Be ALONE with your girl when you propose! You want to start a life with HER, not her family, plus it will put extra pressure on her that may result in her saying NO! When and IF she does say yes, her family will find out and you will eventually be ONE big family.

Make her feel like you want to start a life TOGETHER, you and her. Less pressure for you AND her.

Good luck boys, remember she WANTS to say yes :)


day traders 4 years ago

nice reading your comments

i learn a lot from you.


ash 4 years ago

i would love to use number 42first and the first one. just simple and memorable


Diego 4 years ago

I want to jump off a plane on the beach with a shirt that says will you marry me.. while having my cousin video recording, so he can zoom into me while I'm landing with the ring..


jitender. 4 years ago

its nice.


JasHaN 4 years ago

I LIKE THEM ALL


Breakfast 4 years ago

What about this:

Go somewhere nice for dinner that has nice property (like a place that holds events). After dinner, go to the car, and pretend it won't start up. Pretend to call the tow truck company and tell your date the wait will be one hour. Tell her to go for a walk while you are waiting. Have something set up where you are walking to... It would be all dark, then all of a sudden...lights, music, drinks. Then pop the question.


Spencer 4 years ago

Those were some great ideas, but i have one of my own.

This week I am going to ask my gf to marry me, by buying a hart shaped tart tray and put it in a large 1 gallon zip lock bag with a fake ring in the center of the tart tray, along with a a lamented note. Fill the bag with water and freeze it. I'll give her the frozen bag and let her melt it. Where she will get the note which says, "Now that you have melted my hart will you marry me!" (I'm using the fake ring so as not to possibly damage her diamond ring :))


Dougybuns 4 years ago

i'm a farmer so i wrote it in the field and hired a helicopter to fly us around and then she saw it....then i hired a limo to be waiting for us after the ride was over to take us to dinner


uday kishore 4 years ago

i like a lot 41


Christopher 4 years ago

If i ever do pop the question I'm going to have all our friends from school transported on a bus to the beach and blindfold her, then have Will you Marry me and walk her up to it and take the blindfold off and when or hopefully she says yes all the friends come out.


Cee Jai B 3 years ago

I wrote my fiancé a song so that she'd have a keepsake that would stand the test of time. The song was about our relationship and how we met, in the end of the song i asked her to marry me. You can hear the song here. http://snd.sc/157llIu

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