02/09/2012 10:34 am ET | Updated Apr 10, 2012

10 Marriage Proposal Fails (VIDEO)

As we approach Valentine's Day and the season of love, a lot of couples get the urge to take that big step toward marriage.

But before your eyes well up with tears of joy and sweetness, you must do the math. Based on the law of percentages, not all of these proposals can possibly go well.

For all of you without dates and already sick of the season's saccharine sentimentality, has compiled 10 very sad and public proposal rejections to lift your spirits.