Posts tagged "proposal"

Ever Thought You’d See A “Halloween”-Themed Proposal?

Today in kitschy marriage proposals I would never, ever want: Kelly Canipe is a huge horror fan. So much so that she runs the podcast Boys & Ghouls,

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 21, 2015 - 12:38 pm

Mom Face-Plants, Ruins Daughter’s Perfect Proposal

These people put the FUN back into proposals.

Claire Hannum | May 19, 2015 - 11:00 am

The 6 Reasons I Insisted On Not Having An Engagement Ring

I’m getting married!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 6, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Man Proposes With 99 iPhones, Plan Doesn’t Go So Well…

One man in China’s got 99 problems but his girlfriend … well, she’s not around anymore. Just in time for the country’s “Singles’ Day” today, which is becoming a popular…

Newser | November 11, 2014 - 4:45 pm

There’s A Venti’s Worth Of Love In This Starbucks Marriage Proposal

Five years ago, Ethan Knapp and Kenna Rusk’s love story began at Starbucks when Ethan came in to turn in a job application while Kenna was working.
On October 16,…

Huffington Post Weird News | November 8, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Guy Stages An Entire Faux Wedding To Propose To His Girlfriend

I still feel like 99 percent of public proposals are awkward and self-centered, but this one gets a pass for all the effort that went into it. Wedding planner Jack…

Claire Hannum | September 15, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Reporter Investigates … Her Own Marriage Proposal

Maryanne Firth, a reporter in Welland, Ontario, didn’t mind that it was her turn to work last weekend. She’d finally get to learn what was behind the mysterious pink heart…

Newser | June 11, 2014 - 12:45 pm

Guy Proposes With “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” Music Video That He Filmed Over 4 Years Of Dating

Jack Hyer didn’t get the first memo, or the second memo, that public proposals are showoff-y and cringe-inducing for everyone around you. But I’ll forgive Jack, because he’s been traveling…

Jessica Wakeman | May 23, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Dating Don’ts: Why Public Proposals Are Mortifying

A couple of weeks ago, I was sitting on a roof deck with two friends, enjoying the first rays of the pre-summer sun and drinking a beer when I looked…

Megan Reynolds | May 20, 2014 - 1:00 pm

World’s Craziest/Most Awesome Family Surprise Daughter With “Pride And Prejudice”-themed Engagement

‘Twas the season for engagements and this Washington State couple won. Bethany Albert came home on Christmas Eve to discover her whole family dressed in Regency garb and holding scripts…

Jessica Wakeman | January 14, 2014 - 9:00 am

7 Of The Stupidest Things People Have Done For Love — Ever

“If you love me, prove it.” We have no idea how many times that phrase has been uttered, but what we do know is that people take the challenge seriously.

Pop Sugar | November 2, 2013 - 1:30 pm

Awkward “Today” Show Fiancee Swears She Really Was Happy To Be Proposed To On Live TV, Really

“It was so amazing to be proposed to on live TV!  … I had no idea the “interview” was actually a planned, surprise on-air proposal, hence my shock. The element of…

Jessica Wakeman | October 28, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Frisky Rant: Your Public Marriage Proposal Isn’t About Love, It’s About Your Need for Attention

What is it with viral proposals? Every day there’s another one splashed across my Facebook feed – a flashmob proposal, a concert proposal, a fake airplane crash proposal, a proposal…

Rachel Brisk | October 25, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Proof That Public Proposals Aren’t Always The Best Idea

A public marriage proposal may have worked out well for Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, but it’s a stunt that should always be approached with caution. Timing and location are everything as…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 24, 2013 - 2:30 pm

This Proposal Video Is 27 Minutes Long

Perhaps I am just a bitter shrew, but this 27-minute proposal video — in which actor/director Justin Baldoni doesn’t ask Emily Foxler to be his wife until the very end —…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 11, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Nothing Says Romance Like A Proposal In The Home Depot Lumber Aisle … But This Is Really Cute!

Okay, so we’re not always the biggest fans of public marriage proposals. Sometimes they’re just kinda awkward! And, let’s be real, the lumber aisle of Home Depot sounds like the…

Jessica Wakeman | September 13, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Proposing By Calling 911 Seems Like A Bad Idea

Bay County, Florida, police officer Rad Nelson wanted to propose to his girlfriend Elizabeth Cook, so he called 911. You see, Cook is a dispatcher with the Bay County emergency…

Julie Gerstein | June 4, 2013 - 2:30 pm

7 Signs He’s Not Planning On Proposing

Here are seven signs your boyfriend will not be popping the question anytime soon:
1. No introductions. He has not introduced you to hisfamily members and you have been dating for over a year. | December 30, 2012 - 1:30 pm

Aaron Paul Shares His Schmoopy Paris Proposal

“I’m the luckiest man on the planet. It doesn’t make sense to me. The way she looks at me … she has that magical glow about her. … We got engaged over…

Julie Gerstein | October 13, 2012 - 9:00 am

Man Fakes Plane Crash In Elaborate Marriage Proposal

What is UP with dudes these days? First there was Alexey Bykov, the guy who pretended to die in a car crash in order to make his girlfriend realize how…

Julie Gerstein | September 28, 2012 - 5:00 pm
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