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Engagements and Proposals

How To Plan A Wedding In Less Than 3 Months

Avelist | Posted 11.12.2015 | Weddings

Neither of us were thrilled about paying another year of separate rent (D.C. can be expensive), plus, why wait? We knew we wanted to get married anyway and we had already gone through premarital counseling. So just like that we picked a day in the next three or four months that we could fit into our work schedule and got planning.

This Devastating Proposal Fail Has A Very Happy Ending

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 08.27.2015 | Weddings

Matthew Picca was about to propose to girlfriend Kayla Harrity on dock in Southport, North Carolina on Saturday evening when the unthinkable happ...

How Same-Sex Marriage Makes the Engagement Ring Industry Explode

Jason Lindner | Posted 08.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Jason Lindner

A few years ago, when Diana Rissetto went with her friend to the supposed wedding-band-mecca, New York's Tiffany's and Co., to help him pick out perfect engagement rings, the woman at the counter could just not comprehend that they were looking for two men's engagement rings. No N.Y.C. Tiffany's clerk would make that mistake today.

5 Key Tips For Newly Engaged Couples

Kellee Khalil | Posted 08.11.2015 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

To celebrate all of the newbie brides and grooms ready to take the plunge, we've rounded up some tips to help couples spread the news of their engagement and learn to love this exciting new chapter of their life!

I Am Betrothed to My John Deere Lawn Mower

Domenick Scudera | Posted 08.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

My secret lover, John Deere, and I are extremely grateful that Rep. Steve King has allowed man/mower unions to step out from the shadows. It is with enormous pride that I post the following announcement

'Union' Station: An Engagement Confession

Kat Cowley | Posted 07.30.2015 | Weddings
Kat Cowley

I have been with my romantic comrade, Alex, for 4 ½ years. I would say around two years ago we both inwardly realized and outwardly vocalized that we were each other's "last stop" on the dating train.

This Happened the Moment Before They Kissed

G.E. Masana | Posted 07.24.2015 | Weddings
G.E. Masana

When it comes to photos of couples in love, these "smile and kiss" shots make up the bulk of standard snapshots of their lives. But let's slow time down for a moment. And smell the roses.

Picking Out Your Own Engagement Ring? A Do Or A Don't

Mara Opperman | Posted 07.13.2015 | Weddings
Mara Opperman

It appears more and more women are putting in their two cents, both literally and figuratively when picking out the engagement ring.

Minion Flash Mob Proposal in Times Square

Michele Velazquez | Posted 07.09.2015 | Weddings
Michele Velazquez

Rodrigo had plans to visit New York City from Mexico City with a group of friends. His girlfriend initially wasn't going to be able to make it but she changed her mind and decided to come along. Rodrigo knew this was the right time to propose.

Even Norman Rockwell's Depiction of America Evolved With Changing Times

Domenick Scudera | Posted 07.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Rockwell once gave us an idealized America, but he went on to provide illustrations of the difficult aspects of our nation, as well: racial conflict, civil rights, violence, poverty. Rockwell's America was complex and rich in its diversity. Kim Davis' America is an illusion.

This Precious 1-Year-Old Helped His Dad Propose To His Mom

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 06.24.2015 | Weddings

When Adam Blum popped the question to his girlfriend Hannah Roach earlier this year, he had the best (and tiniest!) proposal wingman: the couple's 1-y...

This Guy Fell In Love With His Girlfriend In 5th Grade. This Is How He Proposed

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 06.19.2015 | Weddings

New Jersey couple Sam Maccarone and Jessica Burzichelli go way, way back -- all the way to 5th grade. Courtesy of the couple With a history l...

Man Proposes To High School Sweetheart After Her Last Chemo Session

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 06.11.2015 | Weddings

These high school sweethearts aren't even married yet, and they already know the meaning of "in sickness and in health." Lucas D'Onofrio's girlfrie...

Man Pulls Off Aca-Amazing Proposal For His 'Pitch Perfect'-Obsessed Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 05.19.2015 | Weddings

Unless you count singing in the shower, Max Podell has no vocal experience whatsoever. But that didn't stop him from popping the question to his girlf...

Monday Matters: Tiger Cubs Play With Unlikely Babysitter, Man Lives Out A Real-Life Miracle, Daisy The Dog Finds A Home

Posted 05.18.2015 | Good News

If your views fall under the “Monday should be optional” category, you are not alone. But here at the HuffPost Partner Studio, we’re looking ...

This Woman Loves Flash Mob Proposals, But What Her Girlfriend Planned Was Even Better

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 04.24.2015 | Weddings

Adelia Dunbar has always loved flash mob proposals. So when Dunbar's girlfriend of two years, Amber Baysinger, was planning to propose, she knew she w...

Boston Mayor's Chief Of Staff Planned The Sweetest, Sweatiest Marathon Proposal

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 04.22.2015 | Weddings

After nine months of planning, a breathless Daniel Koh, chief of staff to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, proposed to girlfriend Amy Sennett at the finish l...

16 Of The Best 'OMG' Proposal Moments Captured On Camera

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 03.20.2015 | Weddings

Love is in the air! March 20 marks the first day of spring and National Proposal Day. What better way to celebrate than by rounding up some of our fav...

Tiffany & Co. Celebrates Diversity In Love With Moving New Ad

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.25.2015 | Weddings

Tiffany & Co. has released an ad titled "Will You?" and it's pretty perfect. "Every life shared begins with a question," the ad's description read...

Here's The Sweet Story Behind That Hilarious 'Fake Selfie' Proposal

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.20.2015 | Weddings

"WHA.. OH OH MY GOD. YEAH. ARE YOU SERIOUS RIGHT NOW?? IS THIS FOR REAL??? OH MY GOD, OH MY GOD. YEEEAH." With those words, Kenny Mercier and Lisa...

4 Financial Must-Dos Before Saying Your I Dos

Beth Kobliner | Posted 04.19.2015 | Weddings
Beth Kobliner

Having been married for over 20 years -- hello, where did the time go? -- Valentine's Day was, well, just another day. It's not that I am any less in love. Quite the opposite. And a lot of my peers have the same blasé bias about February 14th.

This Flip-Book Marriage Proposal Is Pretty Flippin' Cute

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 07.06.2015 | Weddings

Elaborate proposals can be romantic and impressive, but there's something sweet about keeping things simple. One Chicago boyfriend named Rodney Nel...

Valentine's Day Proposals: Thinking Outside the Ring Box

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 04.14.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

Why let a restaurant dictate your evening and why share such a special night with a room full of strangers? Keep it simple, keep it classic, and keep it at home this year.

4 Tips to Film Your Picture-Perfect Proposal

Ariane Fisher | Posted 04.12.2015 | Weddings
Ariane Fisher

You want to live up to her hopes, but not sure how to film the big question to share with her friends and family later? Here a few quick tips to get the engagement kicked off in high gear:

Pop-the-Question Cupcake

Babe Scott | Posted 04.05.2015 | Taste
Babe Scott

I'm the author of Man Candy and Cupcakes and am sharing my recipe for a Carrot Cupcake that has proven proposal-inducing properties. Are you ready ...