By Joan Salmon
Despite everything you have heard, most proposals happen at home. To be really romantic, it also has to be unexpected.
Whether you want to pop the question in a cute but simple way or you are ready to organise a super unique surprise, there is something here for you. Whatever the case, remember that the best proposal ideas are those that truly capture the couple’s relationship. So, might you propose to your girlfriend this year?
Chances are you will not unless you share important values. As well as being in love, of course. You will also both need to be confident and independent, able to keep each other’s secrets, honest with one another, getting on well with your families, able to sort out issues and disagreements, completely open about each other’s finances, and comfortably accepting each other as you really are.
And being utterly faithful to one another, of course. Because you really do not want to be married to someone you cannot trust, believe me.
But above all, you should already have started talking about marriage. In around 70 per cent of couples, it is the woman who mentions the subject first, even if you are both thinking about it. Very few men will propose unless they are absolutely sure that is what their girlfriend wants. So, if you are hoping that your boyfriend will propose soon, make sure he knows that you want to marry him.
And if you are thinking about proposing to your girlfriend, how do you make it the most romantic thing ever? Despite everything you have heard, most proposals happen at home. The second most popular place is a restaurant, and after that somewhere beautiful out of doors. Click to read more