You thought he was going to propose at Christmas…and he hasn't. Here's what to do


There’s nothing more upsetting than when you are expecting a marriage proposal and it doesn’t happen. Believe me – I know.

When I was waiting for Patrick to propose, I was a nervous wreck. Every time he bent down to pick something up off the floor or tie his shoelaces, I was convince that he was about to pop the question.

Eventually he did…but in the meantime, here are my top tips on what to do if you are expecting a proposal, and it hasn’t happened yet.


1. DON’T cry, stress, stamp your feet – it’s easy to do (yes, I did it!) but if he hasn’t yet proposed there is probably a very good reason for it (and that doesn’t have to be that he doesn’t want to marry you.) Perhaps he hasn’t found the perfect venue yet, or the weather wasn’t right on the day he wanted to propose. Believe me, men want their proposal to be as perfect as possible, and they WILL wait until the perfect day/time/place to make sure they get it 100%v right

2. DO casually mention that you would love to get married. Sometimes men just need a little nudge in the right direction. Sure, they know they want to marry you, but then suddenly the nerves kick in and they start worrying that maybe YOU are not ready. HINT to him as much as possible!

3. DO consider if all of his friends suddenly got engaged over Xmas – If all of your friends got an engagement ring under the Christmas Tree then this might have put him off. After all, who wants to be proposed to in exactly the same way as everyone else? (This is the part when you hint to him about us – your proposal planners- we will make sure your proposal is completely unique and gorgeous!)

If you are hoping your man might propose, or you want to make sure he comes up with a really romantic proposal idea, then why not drop him a hint about us? We LOVE proposal planning, and if you watch some of the videos of our proposals on our gallery, you will see we are pretty good at it (blush blush!)

Hope to hear from your (or your man!) soon!

Tiff x


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