Creating A Unique Proposal
One of the most important days of any man’s life is the day on which he proposes to the woman he hopes to marry. Not only is this an important moment in that it decides your future with your loved one, but it is also a memory that you are designing, and that both of you will cherish for the rest of your lives. In this way, you can think of your proposal as the ultimate gift, not because of the ring or the promise of marriage, but because of the moment itself, and its standing in memory. For this reason, it is important that you make your proposal unique. Do not simply succumb to the same old Hollywood cliché proposal ideas – kneeling down at a restaurant, putting it up on a scoreboard, etc. Consider some ideas like the following for unique proposals!
- Surprise her! Of course, the question itself should be somewhat of a surprise. But your very appearance can be a surprise too! If you design a special occasion on a random evening, she may suspect something more, and if you decide to propose on an anniversary, she’s already expecting a special occasion. While both of these options are still fine in the right situations, of course, you should consider setting something up that will completely shock her – perhaps work on getting friends or family involved in organizing a surprise.
- Give some real thought to the ring you pick out. Too many men dread the process of paying for an engagement ring, and as a result they lose their creativity! Try to take some time to perhaps look at Seventy Seven Diamonds, and get an idea of a ring that will uniquely suit your bride-to-be. Of course, most women will be thrilled with just about any ring in this scenario – it’s the proposal that really matters – but catering to her sense of style and jewelry can show how much you cared in advance of your proposal.
- Pick a place for the occasion that is special, but not obvious. Again, you don’t want to simply do what everybody else does! First date locations are common for proposals, as are favorite restaurants, ballparks, etc. And, again, these are fine in the right situation – however, you should give some thought to picking out a specific location that is special to you and your future spouse, but perhaps a bit less obvious. Proposing during a weekend at the beach, for example, is a great way to take advantage of a romantic occasion that doesn’t automatically scream “Proposal!” on its own, and can even foreshadow an eventual beach wedding! You could also try to figure out the first place you saw her, or the first place at which you realized you loved her, and work that story into your proposal. Anything will do, so long as it shows creativity, care, and of course, romance.