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Engagements and Proposals

Don't Freak Out if You Haven't Gotten the Ring Yet - Advice from an Relationship Expert

Sandy Malone | Posted 02.04.2016 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

This time of year can be rough on anyone who is hoping for an engagement ring, or has been expecting to get one for the past few months. It probably d...

How to Survive Engagement Season When You're Single

Glamour | Posted 01.25.2016 | Weddings
Glamour

By Andrea Syrtash, Glamour Photo: Romulo A Yanes There's nothing like the holiday season to remind you (or for others to remind you) that you're fl...

In Love With Love: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 01.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Brodinsky

I must confess it's a saying that is so cliché, but I'm going to use it anyway: a picture is worth a thousand words. But in this case it's worth mo...

Everyone Got Engaged During The Holidays Except You. Now What?

Katka Lapelosová | Posted 01.04.2016 | Weddings
Katka Lapelosová

Your cousin. Your college roommate. Your best friend. Between Thanksgiving and New Year's, someone you know is bound to get engaged. This is one of the most popular times to pop the question; and it's no wonder really, since everyone feels a little mushier around the holidays.

We Planned Our Wedding In Another State Before We Got Engaged

Hope Kumor | Posted 12.28.2015 | Weddings
Hope Kumor

In mid-November, my boyfriend and I began planning our wedding, even though we weren't engaged! We're living in TN, but are originally from PA, so we decided to have our wedding in our home state.

Hashtag Wedding Goals

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 12.17.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

We share anything and everything with our "friends" across the internet. Things that we would've never wasted film on, we take pictures of and post ...

Why I Ask My Wife to Marry Me Every Single Day

Richard Kronick | Posted 12.08.2015 | Weddings
Richard Kronick

I ask my wife to marry me everyday. Or sometimes I thank her for marrying me. Every single day, I make sure that my wife knows that I love being married to her. It has been almost ten years since our first date, we've been married for over six years and I plan to let her know every day for the rest of my life that I want her to be my wife.

BREAKING: Couple on Hike Does Not Get Engaged. Woman 'Literally' Jumps Off Cliff

Eva McEnrue & Mel Owens | Posted 12.03.2015 | Comedy
Eva McEnrue & Mel Owens

According to reports, Ali thought her boyfriend Grant Yates was going "pop the question" when they reached the top of the mountain. When he didn't, she jumped.

How To Plan A Wedding In Less Than 3 Months

Avelist | Posted 11.12.2015 | Weddings
Avelist

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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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...