Your proposal is a fantastic opportunity to show her your romantic and creative side. If you want to make it special, don’t just recycle old clichés but try to be original. There is nothing wrong with a romantic dinner and red roses, but you can also add an extra element to personalise your proposal. Just think about things she loves the most! It can be her favourite restaurant, a dessert she can’t resist, a song she adores, or even her favourite holiday destination.
She will be thrilled with you if you think of something creative and completely unexpected like hiring a choir and/or orchestra to perform for her, printing an advertisement in the newspaper, or arranging fireworks. If you can’t think of an original idea that would work for her, asking someone to help you might be a good idea. It can be an accomplice from her circle of friends or a wedding expert that specialises in organising proposals.
While it is important to be creative with your proposal, there are some traditions you should keep. One of the key rules is that you should get down on one knee. It is the most important part of the whole ritual and she will most certainly expect you to make this symbolic gesture. And whatever you do, make sure to include the four crucial words in the scenario. Ask her “Will you marry me?” without distorting the question.
And make sure to pull out the ring! Even if you want to let her choose the sparkler after she says yes, you should have something to slip on her finger. It can be something silly like a toy ring, trinket ring or even a ring-shaped snack.
Whether you are on a romantic destination or in a local restaurant, the element of surprise is crucial. Try not to be too obvious and make her think that it is going to be just an ordinary day. This doesn’t mean your proposal should be spontaneous and without a plan. On the contrary, it should be carefully engineered and she should not suspect anything until you pop the question. If you need an accomplice from her circle of friends, make sure that you choose someone reliable who won’t accidentally give the secret away.
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