It’s an eternal question we’ve all asked ourselves: am I ready for marriage? Even if you are single, you may have asked yourself: should I just start looking for a life partner? It can be an exhausting personal quandary that can get even more confusing as you get older, because you start to feel your biological clock ticking. Tick, tock, tick, tock – it’s enough to drive anyone mad. This is why it can help to have a few things to keep in mind as you lie there wondering. Here is how to know if you are ready to get married.
When most of our parents were young, they jumped into marriage just about as quickly as they could, many of them much sooner than they should have. Well, whether or not it worked out for most couples back then, it seems that most young adults these days have a lot more to cross off the bucket list before they’re ready to tie the knot. Then again, others just get so distracted and comfortable that a relationship can go on for years before they’ve even considered marriage. Whatever your case may be, if you’re ready for him to pop the question and you don’t want to beg for it, then you’re going to have to learn how to get into his unconscious mind. Here are five ways to drop the hint and get him to propose.
Summertime may be the best time to go on your honeymoon, but there is no doubt that wintertime is the most romantic time to propose. After all, there’s a certain magic to the winter and the holiday season that makes everyone hopeful for good fortune in the new year. It’s a time to indulge in all the sweet things in life – both literally and figuratively. And nothing goes better with the sparkle of fresh fallen snow and glittering lights than a twinkling diamond engagement ring held by a man on one knee. Whether it’s for Christmas, Valentine’s Day, or anywhere in between, there’s several reasons why wintertime is the most romantic time to propose.
Getting engaged is one of the most exciting moments of anyone’s life. However, it can be a challenge to actually announce the news of your engagement. If you went through a big complicated process to pop the question, don’t you think the announcement should also be really exciting? It should be. Here are five ways to announce to the world that you are engaged.
When it comes to marriage proposals, it’s one of those things where you kind of have to go big or go home. It’s a big moment – a moment that will be remembered for a long time. Moreover, you are going to be telling the story over and over again – not just when you announce the news of your engagement, but also decades from now when your grandkids ask for the proposal story. To get a little inspiration, it helps to look back at the annals of really insane proposals. These people really took it to the next level. Here are five of the most insane marriage proposals ever.
Each year that you are married deserves a celebration, but you also have to think about gifts, because each year also deserves a shared gift. Traditionally, each year has its own material. For instance, the second year is cotton, the third is leather and the fourth is fruit and flowers. The fifth year is exciting because it calls for wood. You may be thinking, “Wood, what could you possibly get your partner that is made out of wood and that is romantic at the same time?” You would actually be surprised. Here are some great fifth anniversary gifts.
The perfect anniversary is not something you can simply throw together and hope it all turns out. Of course, you can go the unplanned route, but you are often leaving too much up for chance. What happens if something doesn’t work out? What happens if you don’t get that reservation at that amazing new restaurant? Ideally, you want to plan your night out at least a month in advance – six months if you are planning on putting together a getaway. Other than that, there are a lot of other things you need to keep in mind for a killer anniversary. Here are five tips for planning the perfect anniversary.
Everyone knows that jewelry is the type of gift that is just imbued with love. Lovers have been exchanging jeweled gifts since time immemorial, which means that there’s really something to it. However, it also means that there is a right way to do it and there’s a wrong way to do it. A gift of jewels is a very personal exchange, which means that there is no one piece that fits everyone’s tastes. Sure, there are lots of trends that go in and out of style, but if you want to give your partner something that really symbolizes your love, then it’s going to need to be something a little more unique. Something a little more original. Here is how to say ‘I love you’ with jewelry.
Popping the question can be a huge, daunting experience. Just the thought of it can send someone into a panic attack of epic proportions. However, if you are afraid of the whole surprise and planning element of popping the question, you may want to go for a different style. Of course, you want to go for a proposal style that fits your personality – anything else and you may be more nervous than you have to be. Here are some different proposal styles to pop the question in style.
In a previous article, we explored some signs that he may pop the question, but just as important, you also want to know what some of the red flags are that he may not exactly be marriage material. The truth of the matter is that not all guys are marriage material. You may love him and he may be really nice, but if he doesn’t fit the full picture, you may get hurt later on down the line. Knowing what these red flags are is an important part of a healthy relationship, because you’ll want to know what to say when he does pop the question. Here are five red flags to look out for.