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Engagements and Proposals

An Open Letter to My Daughter the Princess

Myiea Coy | Posted 10.30.2014 | Black Voices
Myiea Coy

As we approach your 14th birthday, it is with great trepidation and anxiety that I write this letter to you. I am so proud of the young lady you have become, but I feel I am fighting against the clock to instill in you the life lessons I hold so dear.

This Man Has Been Saving Up For The Perfect Proposal Since He Was 12

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 10.23.2014 | Weddings

For some guys, a low-key proposal on the beach or at the end of a fancy dinner would do just fine. But not for a romantic guy like Levy, who has been ...

5 Unique Must-Have Essentials for the Newly Engaged Bride

Stephanie Herbst | Posted 10.23.2014 | Weddings
Stephanie Herbst

You'll obviously be showing off the ring a lot, but here are a few key essentials for the newly engaged bride that you'll need to help you enjoy this awesome time even more!

The High Cost of Wedding Fear

Liz Coopersmith | Posted 10.20.2014 | Weddings
Liz Coopersmith

You want to impress your family and friends, and most of all, you want to impress yourself. It's a lot of pressure, and completely unrealistic.

A Story of Acceptance in an Unlikely Place: How Coming Out for the Second Time Renewed My Faith in People of Faith

Lauren-Joy Goss | Posted 10.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Lauren-Joy Goss

I connected immediately to the messages of strength, forgiveness, love and finding wisdom. I got involved in the vocal team and started singing during service on Sundays. It wasn't until a few months in that I realized I had never mentioned I was gay.

The All Important #Ringselfie

Ira Weissman | Posted 09.29.2014 | Weddings
Ira Weissman

It's not just the look of the ring that concerns the photographing bride, but how her hand appears in these photos as well.

This A Cappella Marriage Proposal Is Positively Pitch-Perfect

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 09.19.2014 | Weddings

Now this is a marriage proposal that will make your heart sing. Earlier this month, Alex took his girlfriend Anna to the University of Southern Cal...

10 Things To Do Immediately After Getting Engaged

Amber Harrison | Posted 09.12.2014 | Weddings
Amber Harrison

Things to do immediately after your partner gets down on bended knee that might seem a bit obvious but you might not otherwise remember to do because, well, the excitement can be a bit much! (Ever heard of Proposal Blackout Syndrome? It's a thing.)

This Handy-Dandy, Super Slim Ring Box Is A Game Changer

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 09.02.2014 | Weddings

Walking around the night you plan to pop the question with that awkward ring box bulging out of your back pocket is a dead giveaway. For those who...

This Guy Put A Romantic Twist On The Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 08.26.2014 | Weddings

It was only a matter of time before some Romeo turned the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge into a romantic endeavor. Justin Davidson of Kansas got down on ...

The 13 Stages Of Getting Engaged

The Knot | Posted 10.18.2014 | Weddings
The Knot

By Jessica Zaleski for TheKnot.com A lot of times it feels like people just get engaged overnight. But when you decide you want to marry your partner...

This Is What Happened When I Proposed To My Boyfriend

Katy Miller | Posted 10.06.2014 | Weddings
Katy Miller

I wasn't expecting so many people to assume it was all a joke. After all, no one would think to ask a man if that proposal he put so much time and effort into was just for laughs. Is a woman proposing to a man so hilariously misguided that it could only ever be a prank?

A Proposal Wasn't The Only Surprise In Store For This Bride

Michele Velazquez | Posted 10.05.2014 | Weddings
Michele Velazquez

Little did Heather know, that directly underneath her feet, her dream proposal was being set up. After dinner, Bryan excused himself and snuck down to the beach.

The Secret Language of Flowers

Carla McDonald | Posted 10.04.2014 | Style
Carla McDonald

Assigning specific meanings to flowers is a tradition that is believed to have begun in Turkey in the 17th century and kept strong through the years by the French and English.

11 Crazy Characters You'll Encounter While Wedding Planning

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 10.01.2014 | Weddings
Alessandra Macaluso

Weddings are beautiful and wonderful -- the most exciting time of your life. But let's be serious: they also tend to conjure up the crazy in many people.

20+ Reasons To Say Yes To Marriage

Susan Vernicek | Posted 09.29.2014 | Weddings
Susan Vernicek

So you're dating a guy and thinking about your fabulous future together, right? Have you taken the time to ponder about your decision to the big question?

Now This Is An Engagement Shoot Trend We Can Get Behind

Katie Preston Toepfer | Posted 09.27.2014 | Weddings
Katie Preston Toepfer

Engagement photo sessions are a wonderful chance for the photographer to capture the two of you and your furkid(s) naturally, sharing special moments.

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 08.04.2014 | 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 07.28.2014 | 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.