How to Get Them to Say “Yes”!
Now that you’ve found that special someone that you hope to spend the rest of your life with, it’s time to seriously consider how you’re going to pop the question. Every proposal story is special, no matter how big or small of a spectacle you make of it. You could quietly ask that special someone for their hand in marriage over a nice dinner in your favorite restaurant or you could blast it over the speakers and put it up on the Jumbotron at a sporting event. No matter how you do it, it will be remembered fondly by both of you for as long as you both shall live.
Once you’ve decided to spring for that ring and make that lifelong commitment, all you have to do now is start planning that perfect holiday proposal!
Know What They Want
If the love of your life is more comfortable with fewer people around and things being on a much more intimate level, the last thing you want to do is plan a huge party that will leave them feeling overwhelmed. On the other hand, if they are the type to expect a huge spectacle with a party, they might feel disappointed if it’s just a one-on-one proposal. Since you already know what kind of person they are, you need to feel them out and see which type of proposal will worth the best for their personality.
Pick Someplace Special
The amount of thought you put into picking the right spot for your proposal will not be lost on them when you arrive for the big question. Make it a point to pick a location that has extreme sentimental value to the both of you. This could be the restaurant you had your first date at or even your first kiss. It doesn’t have to be the most luxurious place as it could just as easily be a hiking trail you both enjoy on the weekends. As long as it has special meaning to both of you, it’s definitely going to be winning location for your holiday proposal.
Ask the Parents
Yes, we know it’s the 21st Century, and it’s rare to ask their parents for permission. However, this super sweet motion shows them how important they are to your future with their son or daughter. Just let them know how much it would mean to you to have their approval for spending the rest of your life with their pride and joy.
Involve Family and Friends
Since you want the proposal to stay a surprise as long as possible, it might be a good idea to bring your family and friends in on the planning. They can help distract her, keep her away while you’re preparing, and then will also be able to join in on the celebration once that all important “YES” has been shouted.
Hire a Photographer
It’s not a common thing for people to have photographic evidence of the moment you asked that special someone to marry you. However, if you’re going to be popping the question in a beautiful location and would like to have a souvenir from that day, a professional photographer can capture the moment beautifully. It’s something you could also give out as presents or print and frame to hang next to your wedding photo after that big day comes.
Reserve a Car Service
No matter what you do for your holiday proposal, you should start the day or evening off with a chauffeured car service. The smartly dressed driver will provide you with the utmost privacy and professionalism to ensure your special day is given that extra special touch.
To be quite honest, no matter how you ask them to marry you, they’re going to remember it as a special day no matter what. The extra planning is just going to make sure it’s an event that everyone will look back on fondly later on down the road. Hopefully these tips and tricks will help you pull off the perfect holiday proposal and bring that “YES” you’ve been waiting to hear.
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