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Proposal Stories

14 Ways No Human Being Should Ever Propose

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 10.15.2015 | Weddings

The Internet is full of thoughtful, emotional and downright beautiful marriage proposals. So for a change of pace, we decided to reflect on the most g...

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 happened:...

The 10 Emotional Stages of Getting Engaged

BRIDES | Posted 06.23.2016 | Weddings

While the setting varies from woman-to-woman, there's a universal monologue that occurs to almost brides-to-be as they realize this is the moment he'll drop to one knee and pop the question. It's a little dazed and confused -- and a lot joyful.

Proposal At Walmart Reunites Couple Who Had Been Divorced For 43 Years

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.20.2015 | Divorce

Here's a marriage proposal for the ages, set in Walmart of all places. Louis Demetriades, 75, drove all the way from Memphis, Tennessee to Fort Smi...

How I Proposed Marriage -- To My Fiancée's Dad

Posted 04.02.2014 | Weddings

This article was originally published on -– a site dedicated to all things engagement. You would think asking a father for his dau...

Woman Wins Most Amazing Fake Contest EVER

Michele Velazquez | Posted 10.12.2013 | Weddings
Michele Velazquez

Zahra could have never known that when she entered a contest on Travel Blog California, she was about to win the best prize of her life.

The 5 Sweetest Proposal Stories You'll Ever Read

Posted 07.29.2013 | Weddings

Flash mob and jumbotron proposals can be awesome (if you're into that whole public spectacle thing). But there are lots of wonderful, small-scale prop...

Why I Didn't Say 'Yes' To My Girlfriend's Proposal

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.19.2013 | Weddings
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

"Is that what I think it is?" This wasn't the way I intended to begin our engagement. Ali put so much into the proposal. Hours planning the trip to ...

13 Ways To Successfully Propose Without A Ring

Posted 06.06.2013 | Weddings

A recent DDB Life Style Study survey found that only 27 percent of women want their boyfriend to wait to propose until he can afford an engagement rin...

7 Super-Sweet Engagement Ring Stories

Posted 06.05.2013 | Weddings

The engagement ring is one of the most meaningful pieces of jewelry a person will ever receive. And behind that ring -- no matter what shape, size, co...

PHOTOS: Something Very Special Is About To Happen...

Posted 05.14.2013 | Weddings

New Yorker Aaron Miller proposed to his girlfriend, Sarah Ellson, (not their real names), in early April at the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Last week, ph...

Prince William's Proposal Was Surprisingly Low-Key

Posted 05.04.2013 | Weddings

Prince William and Kate Middleton celebrated two years of marriage on April 29 (congrats to them!), which got us thinking about their wedding day. It ...

5 Vogue Editors Dish On Getting Engaged | Posted 03.21.2013 | Weddings

In honor of National Proposal Day, we asked five of our recently married editors in our slideshow below to share the stories of their engagements as i...

WATCH: Man SHOCKS Girlfriend With Live TV Proposal

Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.11.2012 | Weddings

Wednesday, on HLN's "Morning Express," a young couple was invited onto the show as part of the Stories Of Courage series, ostensibly to salute U.S. Tr...

Proposal FAILS

Posted 08.27.2012 | Weddings

Popping the question with a well-executed flash mob could make you a viral video star, but having your marriage proposal go horribly wrong likely woul...

Why You Shouldn't Propose On A Holiday

Monica Medina | Posted 12.17.2011 | Weddings
Monica Medina

Sure, it's très romantic to get engaged on Valentine's Day, or to surprise your intended on their birthday with a platinum engagement ring. But, as sweet as this sounds, you're not thinking big picture.