Posts tagged "engagements"

I Was Engaged To A Man With Commitment Phobia

When I met the cute blue-eyed surfer who lived in my apartment building—we’ll call him Max—we clicked immediately. I’m a workaholic by nature, but I set aside my writing while… | August 21, 2010 - 12:00 pm

A Napkin Ring And Other Amusing Things That Sparked Engagement Rumors

Over the weekend, while dining with George Clooney in Italy, Elisabetta Canalis waved her hand in the air, showing off a bauble on her ring finger. Fellow diners, and naturally…

Kate Torgovnick/ | August 17, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Over-The-Top Marriage Proposals Are Stupid. Here’s Why …

Recently there was the dude dressed in a giant broccoli costume who got down on one knee at the minor league baseball game. (Come on, if you’re going to propose…

Lemondrop | August 3, 2010 - 8:45 pm

“Put A Ring On It” Kind Of Gives Me The Sads

A reader sent me a link to the pilot episode for a new web series on called “Put A Ring On It,” a show that covers real-life, over-the-top…

Wendy Atterberry | July 8, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Dear Wendy: “I’m Dying For My Boyfriend To Propose”

I’ve been dating my boyfriend for almost seven years. We’ve talked about getting married and having kids constantly, but nothing’s come out of it. We’ve even set a tentative date…

Wendy Atterberry | July 3, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Dear Wendy Updates: Necklace-Hater Responds

Thanks to reader ACooper’s suggestion, we now have a new feature called “Dear Wendy Updates,” in which people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they…

Wendy Atterberry | June 25, 2010 - 12:30 pm

Dear Wendy: “I’m Engaged, But I’m Not In Love”

Wendy is off today, so I’m reposting an oldie but a goodie from her Dear Wendy column. She’ll be back at it tomorrow!
I have been dating my boyfriend for…

Wendy Atterberry | June 1, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Engagement Photos Based On The Animated Movie “Up”

Did you see the Disney-Pixar movie “Up”? We did. It made us cry. A lot. While the film’s super sad, it’s such a beautiful love story that we’re not completely…

Catherine Strawn | May 14, 2010 - 3:40 pm

How To Properly End An Engagement

As many of you know, I was a fiancée who got dumped. On the 1-10 Suck Scale, it registered at around 27, due in no small part to the fact…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 9, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “I’m Physically Sick After Ending My Engagement”

I called off an engagement about two weeks ago and I am an absolute mess. I feel like I can’t eat, can’t sleep, have massive headaches, nightmares, constantly feel sick…

Wendy Atterberry | February 19, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Dear Wendy: “Are Pre-Engagement Jitters Normal?”

My boyfriend and I have been together for nearly four years. I recently found out, through my mom, who has a huge mouth, that my boyfriend stopped by to pick…

Wendy Atterberry | February 18, 2010 - 4:00 pm

How To Get Him To Propose

Cathy Torkelson, 34, had a good job as a legal consultant, a loving boyfriend and supportive friends and family. She was a good girlfriend in what appeared to be a… | January 24, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Ivanka Trump’s New Engagement-In-A-Box Biz

Newlywed Ivanka Trump wants to take the stress—and originality—out of popping the question. Dudes can say goodbye to, err, thinking about how to ask women to spend the rest of…

Nikki Dowling | December 3, 2009 - 5:10 pm

Woman Getting Married: Do I Have To Wear His Grandmother’s Wedding Band?

So … we spent the Thanksgiving holiday down in Florida with my folks, which meant Future Husband got a big “welcome to the family” glimpse of how the holidays with…

Woman Getting Married | December 1, 2009 - 2:30 pm

John Krasinski Shares How He Proposed To Emily Blunt

When a couple gets engaged, the first thing people want to know is what the ring looks like, the second is how he proposed. We’ve already seen Emily

Catherine Strawn | November 6, 2009 - 8:40 pm

Star Couplings: Papa Bach Jason Mesnick Pops The Question Again!

“Bachelor” Jason Mesnick proposed to Molly Malaney in New Zealand recently. You might remember that he popped the question to Melissa Rycroft last fall but then reversed his decision to…

Annika Harris | October 22, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Girl Talk: How Engagements Are A Crash-Course In Marriage

Before I got engaged, I used to think a couple’s truest test of compatibility and readiness for marriage was living together. What could be more of a test, I reasoned,…

Wendy Atterberry | July 2, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Romance 2.0: Dude Proposes To Girlfriend On Twitter

Dudes, don’t take any cues from Drew Olanoff. The Twitter user, who apparently is known for starting the Twitter campaign “#blamedrewscancer” after he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, proposed to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 1, 2009 - 11:10 am

How Long Should You Wait Before Getting Engaged?

My favorite sex and relationship columnist, Dan Savage, is now on Nerve and a few days ago he tackled a question from a woman who revealed she started talking marriage…

Wendy Atterberry | June 11, 2009 - 3:00 pm