It’s the holiday season and romance is in the air. I haven’t checked the stats, but I’m thinking that marriage proposals will be gearing up this season. So, because it’s winter, because there’s romance in the air, and because it’s fun to think about marriage proposals, let’s explore this topic.
How will he (or she) propose? Let me count the ways…. Will he do the ultra casual status update on Facebook? Will he hire an airplane and sky-write the proposal for the world to see? Will it be the safe tradition of dinner at a home or at a restaurant with fresh flowers and plenty of candlelight? Either way, it’s exciting and nerve-racking to come up with the plan and then execute it properly.
I had a friend once who worked at a San Diego hotel. Her title was “romance director”. She had the fun job of helping men or women execute the perfectly romantic marriage proposal. Her ideas ranged greatly. Here are some of her suggestions:
Remember that your proposal is your stamp. It sets the tone for a lifetime of decisions ranging from choosing details for your wedding day to picking out the crib bedding for your “little one”. It doesn’t have to be the most expensive proposal just a wealth of meaning and thought.