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Proposals

An Open Letter to My Future Fiancé

Lia Seth | Posted 03.19.2014 | Weddings
Lia Seth

The proposal is going to make for a magical story that she'll be telling everyone for the rest of your lives. It's the moment those months of meticulous repins and reblogs change from fantasizing about the wedding to actually planning it openly.

4 Key Components in a Winning Business Proposal

Ian Altman | Posted 02.27.2014 | Business
Ian Altman

A winning business proposal will help the client (1) gain comfort with you and your organization and (2) understand the value of your solution. Companies that see the value are more likely to pick your solution.

5 Reasons Why Your Business Proposal Fails

Ian Altman | Posted 02.20.2014 | Business
Ian Altman

If you are losing too many proposals, take an honest look at what you are including in your proposals. Here are five common mistakes I see all too often in business proposals.

The Proposal

April Brucker | Posted 04.07.2014 | New York
April Brucker

Flashback: It was Valentine's Day 2013. I was dressed as a piece of cake. You might have questions about my tasty choice of clothing. While I did have sparkling, delicious frosting, it is a part of my job.

Love on the BMT, or One "L" of a Courtship

Charlie Carillo | Posted 04.01.2014 | New York
Charlie Carillo

Two thoughts strike her -- he's the handsomest straphanger she's ever seen, and she knows him from somewhere. But where?

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 ...

8 Celebrities Who Have Helped Their Fans Propose, And Won Your Heart In The Process

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 12.19.2013 | Celebrity

For many couples, the perfect proposal has to have a wow–factor. For some, that "wow" is having their favorite celebrity help them ask their future ...

10 Reasons An Engagement Puppy Is Better Than A Ring

Posted 12.16.2013 | Weddings

Lover.ly -- search, save, shop and share wedding ideas in one place. By Rachel W. Miller for Lover.ly We recently shared the top trends we're ...

LOOK: 10 Of The Most Expensive Celebrity Engagement Rings

Posted 11.26.2013 | Weddings

Celebrities are known to go above and beyond when it comes to expensive gifts, and engagement rings are no exception. The infographic below, created b...

Why '300 Sandwiches' Is A Misguided Kind Of Romance

Lauren Duca | Posted 11.25.2013 | Women
Lauren Duca

Smith's effort is simply an extension of the all-too-common practice of waiting for a man to propose... and having absolutely no agency in the decision.

Woman Plans Heartwarming Proposal, Boyfriend Shocks Her In Return

Posted 09.09.2013 | Weddings

Grab some tissues before you watch this proposal, we guarantee you'll shed at least a few tears of joy. Jon had proposed to his girlfriend of eight...

WATCH: Their Love Story Will Melt Your Heart

Posted 08.28.2013 | Weddings

When Paul Phillips popped the question to his now-fiancee Erika Ramos earlier this month, he wanted the proposal to be a moment they'd never forget. ...

WATCH: Her Reaction Is Guaranteed To Make You Smile

Posted 08.26.2013 | Weddings

There's nothing we love more than a personalized proposal, and groom-to-be Paul blew us away with his custom sneaker proposal. Paul brought his gir...

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

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 10.19.2013 | Gay 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.

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.

10 Proposal Photos That Will Make You Smile

Posted 07.15.2013 | Weddings

This article originally appeared on HowHeAsked.com There are few feelings better than reaching the top of a mountain, standing on a cliff over the ...

5 Reasons I Can't Wait To Be A Husband

Tyler McKay | Posted 08.27.2013 | Weddings
Tyler McKay

I'm recently engaged. I blew all of my rent money, hid the little shiny in my back pocket, and proposed successfully the last night of 2012. The ring doesn't fit quite right and the wedding won't be for another year or two, but none of that really matters after that elusive "yes."

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 ...

LOOK: Man Recreates Iconic 'Up' Scene To Propose

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 06.12.2013 | Weddings

What's the fastest way to a Pixar fan's heart? Through a giant bushel of "Up"-inspired balloons! On Saturday, New Jersey man Joe Perri popped the q...

Oh My Gosh, Yes! 11 Smile-Worthy Proposal Photos

Posted 06.10.2013 | Weddings

This article originally appeared on HowHeAsked.com There's nothing like perfectly capturing that epic moment when a man drops to one knee and makes...

WATCH: The Pick-Up Line That Worked Like A Charm

Posted 05.22.2013 | Weddings

Cheesy pick-up lines typically have a very low success rate. But that was not the case for New Jersey stand-up comic Randall Redd, who proposed to his...

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 ...

Why Engagement Rings Just Aren't Worth It

Ravi Parikh | Posted 06.30.2013 | Weddings
Ravi Parikh

My fall into the ring trap began in August 2012, when I first decided to propose.

LOOK: Man Takes Out Ad For Very Personal Reason

Posted 04.23.2013 | Weddings

One English man's marriage proposal made headlines -- literally. Groom-to-be Steve English bought a full-page ad in Norfolk, England's local newspa...

8 Ways To Get A 'Yes!'

The Huffington Post | Erin Migdol | Posted 03.20.2013 | Weddings

So, you've found the girl (or guy) of your dreams, decided it's time to pop the question, and picked out the ring. Now what? We know how overwhelmi...