I don’t know about you, but I hate public marriage proposals. I find them kind of awkward. Yeah, they’re incredibly sweet and the person has to be the most courageous person ever in order to accomplish that. The thought of being proposed to in public, though, was enough to make my introverted self go crazy....more
I was reading one of the new blogs that I follow thanks to Helene and Tay's Blogtober14 event. I'm kind of bummed that I didn't get to finish it out due to the fact that I'm a pansy. But then I found out about NoBloPoMo just in time. Blogher is hosting this for the entire month of November, and I've printed out the prompts. I did this yesterday, and then I missed posting yesterday. But that's okay beca...more
Before my ex-husband proposed to me, he met with my mother for dinner to disclose our intentions and ask for my family's blessing. Not too long in the past, this kind of meeting had a very specific purpose -- and not one that I look back on with any sort of nostalgia. Back then, it was not a blessing that was asked of the future bride's family, but permission and it wasn't so much a gesture as it was a negotiation.
To view the video, click here.OK, guys, you're (gulp) ready to pop the big question. But you've seen those videos of lavish proposals that went wrong. How do you ask her in a way that's got an excellent chance of getting a happy "yes!" in response? "Dr. Romance" shows you how to set yourself up for success and a lifetime of happiness....more
At ten to five a rather intriguing package arrived on my desk. Being one who is rather more predisposed to seeking out the curious than meeting deadlines, I set aside my work for a moment to peruse the item. It was a small envelope with the feathery tactility of handmade paper, and decorated with the monogram "J". Inside was a handwritten note...
Our engagement was a bit of an uncomfortable situation. We'd hardly been dating a year and, having just gotten out of the *worst*relationship*ever*, (with this loser, if you're wondering) I was barely keen on dating Sexy Nerd. One weekend, he checked us into a local hotel for a "romantic surprise". Ummm...yeah. ...more
In an era where women live with boyfriends for months, sometimes years before marriage, where men serve as nannies and stay-at-home husbands, why do we demand the traditional gesture when we’re hardly living the traditional husband/wife lifestyle?
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