It’s that time of year again. If you haven’t proposed already with the onset of a new year or perhaps the opportunity never arose, your next opportunity is fast approaching – Valentines day. The next most popular day for couples to get engaged after Christmas and New Years is the day of Love.
If you are now reading this, a sudden sweat emanating from your brow, your knuckles clinched in stress, fear not, today on Groom’s corner we have some inspirational ideas to get you started.
2. The Dramatic Approach
Take him or her to their favourite show and at the end, have the cast ask your better half to marry you. This will require some planning and possibly a friend who is a stage hand to do but if you have the right contacts, it can work out as an excellent surprise. The show itself does not matter as long as you both enjoy it. It can be Cats, Rocky Horror, Mama Mia or even Calender Girls. Its probably best avoiding depressing shows or performances about murdering one’s partner.
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3. The Novel Approach
If you are creative and she prefers spending her time in front of a Kindle than a stage, how about writing her a story such as when you first met? Add some illustrations and you can self publish it. The final chapter can be you popping the question. One tip however, make sure its a short book or they are a quick reader, otherwise your patience may run thin.
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5. The Final Approach
One of the most memorable ways of asking someone to marry you is that everyone else sees it too. If you are looking to make a grand gesture, nothing screams grand more than hiring a skywriter and having them fly past with the words ‘will you marry me’ etched across the sky. Make it even more memorable by taking them to the place of your first date.
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These are just a few ideas to get you going but remember, its best to make it personal. Always consider what the other person likes and look at adapting that into your proposal. It will mean you have actually thought about it and it will definitely be unique.