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Engagements and Proposals

This Dude Makes Proposing At Bonnaroo Look Pretty Damn Romantic

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 06.18.2014 | Weddings

John Ferreira knew he wanted to propose to his girlfriend Catherine Mauro at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival after the two attended last year and abs...

Everything You Need To Know About Buying An Engagement Ring

David S. Bunton | Posted 06.04.2014 | Weddings
David S. Bunton

No matter how much you plan to spend, it is critical to buy a ring from a reliable source with an excellent reputation. Otherwise, you risk overpaying or getting a product with an undisclosed flaw, or a custom design that's not exactly what you had in mind.

You Guys, Romance Is Not This Serious. Just Take Us Out to Taco Bell!

Courtney Garcia | Posted 05.28.2014 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

Gentlemen, this is the way to get girls.

WATCH: The Only Romantic Thing To Ever Happen At Law School Graduation

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.15.2014 | Weddings

A love-struck law school student just raised the bar for graduation ceremonies. When Nicholas Siewert graduated from University of Detroit Mercy Sc...

This Disc Jockey's Sketchy Marriage Proposal Rocked

Caurie Putnam | Posted 07.15.2014 | Weddings
Caurie Putnam

He found the perfect spot to propose -- the gardens of the historic Ellwanger Estate in Rochester -- and found a caricature artist who was willing to play along.

What's in a Name? Amal Alamuddin, Barack Obama and the Rest of Us With 'Funny Names'

Asma Uddin | Posted 07.06.2014 | Entertainment
Asma Uddin

Earlier this week, news broke of the latest celebrity engagement: Hollywood actor and self-proclaimed perpetual bachelor, George Clooney, proposed to Amal Alamuddin. Frantic Google searches began as everyone wanted to know who this 'exotic beauty' was.

WATCH: Gay Man's 'Fairy Tale' Proposal Goes Hilariously Awry

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Michael Rachlis was in for a big surprise when he decided to pop the question to boyfriend Michael Feldman earlier this month. The pair, who are a...

7 Things to Consider Before Your Engagement Shoot

Clane Gessel | Posted 06.04.2014 | Weddings
Clane Gessel

It's not simply looking your best and plastering a smile across your face -- it's about making sure you are prepared and setting yourself up for an enjoyable experience.

A Picture Perfect Weekend Led This Mother Of Two To Give Her Dream A Shot

Posted 03.19.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

How to Not Propose

Jess Carbino | Posted 04.16.2014 | Weddings
Jess Carbino

Most would prefer their most embarrassing or painful moments be private. With the rise of viral videos, however, your once private moments may no longer be so private

The Art of the Ask: 3 Tips to a Yes This Valentine's Day

Tamara Jacobs | Posted 04.08.2014 | Weddings
Tamara Jacobs

Demystifying the process isn't that complicated. People are afraid of a "no" -- so how can you be sure of a yes? Here are three simple steps to getting your nearest and dearest to accept your proposal.

You're Engaged! Now What? Review These 6 Dos and Don'ts to Avoid Major Wedding Mistakes

Glamour | Posted 03.27.2014 | Weddings
Glamour

There's so much to do! But don't jump into doing any of it just yet. You'll have plenty of time to write checklists and contact vendors -- but you can't get back the first few dreamy, floating-in-the-clouds days after you've just gotten engaged.

Making Promises: What Does a Wedding Ring Represent?

Eric W. | Posted 03.19.2014 | Weddings
Eric W.

She was my fiancée, not my wife. I am widowed, but never married.

23 Things I Still Can Do After Getting Married at 22

Amy Popp | Posted 03.17.2014 | Weddings
Amy Popp

Today I'm 36 and still married to the man who asked to spend the rest of his life with me while I was finishing my last year of college. As the full-blown grown up I am today, I don't deny that we got lucky. The statistics were stacked against us. But that doesn't make our decision wrong or misguided.

Woman Documents Her Own Surprise Proposal Without Knowing It

Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings

Troy and Eliza of Tampa, Fla. met on Match.com in February 2013. Troy -- a football coach and father of three -- was blindsided by a divorce after 19 ...

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

Tristan Higgins | Posted 03.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Tristan Higgins

She makes me believe in happily-ever-afters, and I wanted her to be mine.

This Proposal In Whole Foods In Seriously Adorable

Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

Who says you can't find true love in Miami? When Vladimir Romannikov first saw Monica Dehombre, she was reading the labels on kombucha tea so intently...

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

Tristan Higgins | Posted 03.09.2014 | Gay 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.

Marrying Him Won't Make Your Friends Like Him if They Hated Him Before -- It Just Screws Up Your Friendships

Sandy Malone | Posted 03.08.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Every person out there has suffered through a close friend's boyfriend or girlfriend that they couldn't stand. It's a fact of life.

How to Say NO When Your Significant Other Pops the Question

Sandy Malone | Posted 03.05.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Oh yes, it happens. All the time. The problem is that most of the women being asked -- with a bright sparkly diamond -- say yes because they don't know what else to do in the moment.

A New York Christmas Fairy Tale: "Mystery Couple" Proposal at Rockefeller Center Tree

Sandi Bachom | Posted 12.31.2013 | New York
Sandi Bachom

Was it random, or had they planned it for months? Did she know... or was it a complete surprise?

The Rules of Engagement: Surviving Your Wedding Planning

Sandy Malone | Posted 03.01.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Congratulations! You got engaged! Woohoo! One of life's major events and now it's behind you -- well, not exactly.

What to Do When You Are NOT Excited About an Engagement Announcement -- Do You Fake It?

Sandy Malone | Posted 02.22.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Will you accomplish anything by pooping on their party? No. Will you look like you're bitter or jealous or just unbalanced? Yes. So stop thinking about everything you want to stay and practice your fake-ass smile because you're going to need it.

10 Photos That Prove Romance Is Not Dead

The Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 12.16.2013 | Weddings

If "I love you" is the most romantic phrase in the English language, "Will you marry me?" is a very close second. Not only does that monumental qu...

Getting Over The Fear Of Never Getting Engaged

Erika Sales | Posted 02.13.2014 | Women
Erika Sales

It's lurking in your Facebook feed, newspaper, J.Crew catalogue, favorite magazine and kitchen sink office chatter. It's the "fear of never getting engaged," and this month, it's coming at you with full force. Buckle up, because we're barely a week in.