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Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 11.24.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

Now is the time of year that we in the wedding industry call "engagement season". Why? Because close to 40% of all engagements happen between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day. Families are all home to celebrate, the holidays make the months extra romantic, and it's just that time of year that engagements happen.

The 10 Best Unexpected Places To Propose in New York City

BRIDES | Posted 09.09.2016 | Weddings

by Tyler Atwood, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of Pier A Harbor House When popping the question in New York City, one could easily be bewitched by the lur...

8 Famous Women Who Popped The Question

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.15.2015 | Weddings

Hypothetically, there's no stigma against women proposing to men -- indeed, three out of four Americans say it's perfectly fine. But it's not all that...

Girlfriend's Reaction To Surprise Photo Booth Proposal Is Simply Adorable

The Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 12.21.2014 | Weddings

Photo booths at weddings are nothing we haven't seen before. Using a photo booth to pop the question? That's an innovation we can get behind. Kevi...

15 Marriage Proposals That Are Bound To Leave You Single

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 11.19.2014 | Divorce

A surefire way to screw up a marriage proposal is by planning something that doesn't fit your S.O.'s personality. If he's an introvert, don't ask him ...

Wedding-y Wit and Wisdom: How to Propose to a Princess (Part 1)

Tristan Higgins | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tristan Higgins

I had given her a cute little promise ring (made from a coconut with a turtle on it -- in Hawaii; don't judge, because she loved it), but it was time to get the real one on her finger.

X Factor Contestant Gets A "Yes" From Someone Other Than The Judges...

Posted 09.27.2013 | Weddings

These X Factor contestants may not have gotten a "yes" from the judges, but they did get some life-changing news during their audition. David Grey ...

How Do You Say, 'Will You Marry Me?'

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Bartolomei

For me, the proposal is even more important than the wedding. I see the wedding as the celebration of the proposal, and I don't want to be celebrating something that I didn't make perfect. It's figuring out what is perfect for us that I'm having a problem with.

WATCH: Bride Proves It's Awesome When Women Pop The Question

Posted 08.01.2013 | Weddings

If a 2012 survey is to believed, absolutely no one likes it when women propose. However, one woman who stopped by HuffPost Live this week revealed ...

3 Things To Do Before Buying An Engagement Ring

Jerry Ehrenwald | Posted 02.18.2013 | Weddings
Jerry Ehrenwald

You've found the perfect woman -- check. You're ready to get engaged -- check. Now, there's just one important question to be answered. Not "Will you marry me?," but more importantly, "How do I find the right ring?"

Why You Might Want To Reconsider Your Proposal Plan

Hana Abaza | Posted 01.27.2013 | Weddings
Hana Abaza

One thing is certain, if you're going to propose in public, you better be pretty sure she's going to say yes.

LOOK: The Sweetest Marriage Proposal To Hit Central Park

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 10.02.2012 | Weddings

New York's Central Park has long been a popular venue to stage an elaborate marriage proposal. But the latest cleverly devised, public engagement ...

Is It Ever OK To Propose Because You Cheated?

Stephanie Hallett | Posted 07.08.2012 | Weddings
Stephanie Hallett

You should only propose to someone because you love them and because you want to spend the rest of your life with them. Not for any other reason. If you propose out of guilt, both parties will become resentful.

7 Signs He's Never Going To Propose

Bree Maresca-Kramer | Posted 05.07.2012 | Weddings
Bree Maresca-Kramer

It is very important for a woman to know how the man she is dating feels and whether he will eventually step up and propose. These 7 signs help you clarify if he thinks your relationship is for keeps or just fun for right now.

Should Your Guy Get A 'Mangagement' Ring?

Mary Schwager | Posted 01.29.2012 | Weddings
Mary Schwager

Yup, you read it correctly, "man-gagement ring." Nope, it's not a company ring he was given for his promotion to the management tier; it's a ring he was given by his significant other.

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.