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Classic Engagement Stories

Whitney G.

I had one day off from work in January, and my boyfriend asked me to help him with handing out fliers for his business. I got dressed, and we drove around the neighborhood, passing out flyers. We drove until we came to a park where he and I had gone on our very first date. He asked me if I thought o ... [read more]

Victoria K.

When my husband and I were dating in college, he got a little green metal ring from a gumball machine. I wore it for a while until the green paint wore off, and then I put it in my jewelry box and forgot about it. Then, we were watching television one evening, and he went into my room and started di ... [read more]

Victoria B.

The first weekend in June, my boyfriend and I decided to splurge and have all the wood floors in our home refinished. We were advised to be out of the house and away from the fumes for a few days. Rather than bunk at either of our parent's houses, we decided to go on a mini-getaway. As a last minute ... [read more]

Victoria B.

My fiancé and I got engaged on New Year's Eve 2008. He made plans for us to go to an expensive restaurant - the most expensive place we've gone to in the two and a half years that we've been together. Towards the end of the night I felt like something was up and that he would propose at the r ... [read more]

Veronica G.

On September 1, 2008, my boyfriend took me on a 17 day trip through Europe. I was told to pack my things and he would take care of the rest. All I knew is that we would be arriving in Zurich and leaving from Zurich. The first two days we spent in Switzerland visiting the town he grew up in. On the t ... [read more]

Vanessa D.

My fiancé and I had been looking at websites to find the perfect engagement ring for me. When we found one and immediately purchased it, we decided that he would propose when the ring came. However, he didn't say how he would do it or when. Almost two weeks later, the ring came, and I had alm ... [read more]

Vanda C.

Two Ships Passing in the Night: Scott and I first met at Duke. It was the summer after I graduated and the summer after his junior year. I came back early from a trip to Europe to work as an office assistant for Duke's summer camp. I manned the registration table when the counselors arrived. Scott s ... [read more]

Valerie D.

I love Halloween. Everything about that time of the year is great - the crisp mornings, the changing of the leaves, and all the festivities. So, my fiancé decided that he wanted to make my favorite time of the year extra special to me. First, he told me he wanted to go pick out a Halloween c ... [read more]

Ursula B.

One Tuesday, Joe and I went to a free moving screening of He's Just Not That Into You, and it was awesome. I had read the book and thought it was hilarious. After we left the movie, I received a text from my brother, which said that my dog Jade had died. I was heartbroken and cried myself to sleep b ... [read more]

Tyra J.

It all started when my boyfriend, Duane, flew into my hometown on New Year's Eve. I knew that he was coming to town, but not with an agenda. We decided to go to a The Masonic Annual New Year's Dance that evening to bring in the New Year. We met several family members and friends at the dance. We ate ... [read more]

Trevor B.

Megan and I went on our yearly vacation to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. This being such a beautiful part of the United States, there were so many options available for popping the big question. I talked to my brother and his wife, Nicole, and they told me, "Dude, you're stupid if you don't ... [read more]

Tracy V.

Marc and I had only been dating for two and a half weeks before I left to teach third grade for my second year in Central Virginia. It was hard saying goodbye and not knowing how the long distance was going to affect our relationship. There ended up being now problem because through many phone calls ... [read more]

Tracy K.

He is thirty-four and I am twenty-nine. He was divorced and I was a career women. We met on Match.com - our profiles were perfect; it seemed too good to be true. We emailed back and forth, until we swapped phone numbers, and called each other. We talked on the phone for two weeks straight, for three ... [read more]

Tracie H.

I just knew Doug was going to propose to me in Seattle (he wasn't too subtle when he invited me to go with him). Doug kept telling me that it would be an important weekend and to make sure I brought my camera so we wouldn't forget anything. He knew I suspected it, so he tried to cover it up by tell ... [read more]

Tina L.

My boyfriend and I went out to dinner on a Wednesday night to Alexander's Steak House. After we ordered our beverages, I started to get up and go to the salad bar. He said, "Hey, hold on a second." So, I sat back down, and he told me to give him my hand. I gave him my hand, and he had the ring box o ... [read more]

Theresa M.

Daniel and I had just finished attending one of the numerous birthday gatherings my family has on a monthly basis. In my attempt to get Daniel to do more outdoor activities, the plan for the afternoon was to go hiking at Tiger Mountain. After we parked the car, Daniel whipped out his backpack, which ... [read more]

Tessa M.

My engagement was a complete surprise! My boyfriend Eric told me that we were going to finish up some Christmas shopping. As we were driving, I began to notice that we were not going toward town. I did not ask where we were going but just went along for the ride. The next thing I knew, we were pulli ... [read more]

Tara R.

Chase and I met in a summer class at our local community college in 2003. We live at the Jersey Shore and on our fourth date he took me to the Point Pleasant Boardwalk. We made our way into one of the arcades and found one of those old picture booths, not the digital kind, but the real ones that tak ... [read more]

Tara A.

During summer, Andy and I flew down to Las Vegas for a four-night getaway. After a rough morning at the airport including a bag check and delayed flight, we finally arrived in Las Vegas to start our fun-filled weekend. Andy told me that his friend who works in Las Vegas thought it would be nice to s ... [read more]

Tara A.

I woke up one November morning to see snow on the ground. I couldn't believe that it had snowed in November! Little did I know that the day would get even more memorable. At 3:00 pm, my fiancé Chris showed up in my second grade classroom carrying roses. I was shocked to see him there because ... [read more]

Tanya P.

I was at work on my birthday and was leaving early to treat myself to a massage. At about noon, my boyfriend called my cell phone and said that he wanted to bring me a birthday gift before I left. He told me that he was running late because of UPS and that he would be at my workplace in fifteen minu ... [read more]

Taneisha H.

During the week of the 4th of July, my sister and her family came to visit me from Jamaica. My boyfriend Mike had asked me earlier in the week if he and I should take them to the beach or the park so they could see the fireworks up close. I had said maybe that would be a good idea. As we came close ... [read more]

Tami F.

My boyfriend Derek and I were on a trip together, visiting my family in England. While there, we planned a getaway for the two of us to Rome. The day was perfect: we walked around the Spanish Steps, ate some pizza on a picnic and did some other sightseeing. While at the Coliseum, it started to rain. ... [read more]

Tamara P.

On Martin Luther King Day, my then-boyfriend and I went to a celebration at a local college. We had planned to leave the event early to catch a nice dinner at a local Indian restaurant before they closed. As we headed out of the facility, we were hand-in-hand, laughing and just enjoying each other. ... [read more]

Tabitha B.

For our four year anniversary, Joe and I made plans to dine at Fisher's on the Green in Altoona, WI. Before our dinner, we decided that is was the perfect time to exchange gifts. Joe received, yet another, pair of Jordan shoes. I, however, was in for a great surprise! Joe came down the stairs bearin ... [read more]

Suzanne P.

My fiancé, Gary, and I had a truly coincidental meeting on an airplane. We were both heading to Fort Lauderdale for our spring breaks and he sat in front of me on the plane. Although we exchanged phone numbers, we never met until we returned from spring break. For the proposal, Gary planned t ... [read more]

Sussy F.

My boyfriend and I were planning to spend New Year's Eve together at the Eiffel Tower. I couldn't believe that after all of these years, I was going to go to Paris with this wonderful man. His cousin and her husband were also on this trip with us, and we had an amazing time. On New Year's Eve, the a ... [read more]

Sunny C.

My fiancé and I had been together for over three years. When we first started dating, we used to go walking every night at a little park downtown. We would play on the swings, walk by the lake and just hang out and get to know each other. We moved in together about two years after we started ... [read more]

Stephanie B.

Steph and Rick spoke about getting engaged for a very long time, and both knew it would be happening in the near future; however, the day it happened was a complete surprise for Stephanie. She had scheduled herself a relaxing massage. Toward the end, she heard some moving around going on, but paid n ... [read more]

Stacy L.

I was at work one Friday, ready to start my weekend. My boyfriend Jon sent me a text message which read, "A limo will be at your house at 6:30 to pick you up. Please dress nicely." He didn't want to talk to me over the phone because he was afraid to ruin the surprise. Jon's a pretty romantic guy, bu ... [read more]

Sherry Y.

A year after my boyfriend and I had been dating officially and the fourth year of our friendship, we went to celebrate my 30th birthday at Six Flags in Arlington. We both are quite nerdy about many things including comics, movies, music and amusement parks. Spending the day riding coasters was the b ... [read more]

Shelley G.

My fiancé and I have been dating since we were seniors in high school. We came to college together in Boston and have seen each other through some very tough times. But through it all, we always leaned on each other for support and knew that we wanted to spend the rest of our lives together. ... [read more]

Shamonte W.

My fiancé and I met at the workplace four years ago, when we both were transferred in from other stores. We were working at the new store for about two months before we really started noticing one another. After that, I started playing hard to get, and I wouldn't give him the time of day. I h ... [read more]

Scott L.

So here is the story. I came to school to attend the University of North Dakota where I joined the fraternity Delta Tau Delta. I originally had planned on going to Michigan Tech for Engineering. Brandi and I met through a guy from my Frat house. He was actually dating one of her best friends who hap ... [read more]

Sareeta S.

It was the day before my birthday and I didn't have much planned. I'd opted to not take the next day off of work, so I didn't have many expectations. My boyfriend asked me to go to a cheap Monday night movie; I figured sure! When he picked me up from work, I was in a pretty good mood. He just kept c ... [read more]

Sarah P.

Jason and I were lounging around, when I notice on his computer a desktop icon that said "sarah.html." Being nosey, I asked him what it was. He told me that he had made something for me and asked if I would like to see it. I said of course, so he opened it. It was a program he had made for me. Ther ... [read more]

Sarah M.

I knew that Daniel (now my fiancé) was going to propose to me but I wasn't sure when. We picked out the ring together and everything. Daniel said that since I had known that he was going to propose to me, he was going to blindfold me everywhere we went to throw me off. Well, he proposed to me ... [read more]

Sarah L.

I should start by explaining that I am very tied to my family and the home where I grew up. We travel the 5 hours to visit any chance we get. We had arrived on Wednesday night for an extended visit over the Easter long weekend, and to be a part of tapping trees in my Dad's maple bush in 2007. The f ... [read more]

Sarah K.

One day, the owner of the art gallery that I work at asked me to come in on a Saturday morning. I didn't think much of it because she typically asks me to come in on the weekend once a month or so. Little did I know, she was in on the whole proposal! She and her husband had been coordinating the sur ... [read more]

Sarah K.

During a quick lunch date earlier in the week, Brannan casually mentioned a dinner for one of the hospitals he works with (he's a medical sales representative) that we were invited to attend that upcoming weekend. Of course, I began stressing about what I was going to wear and that made the week pas ... [read more]

Sara P.

Our story has been one of utter magic since the moment we met. One summer day, after returning home from a church mission in Utah, my fiancé gave a talk in our sacrament service. I had only been baptized into the faith two months before. I walked through the front doorway ten minutes before e ... [read more]

Sara M.

My proposal was funny and cute. My boyfriend and I were hosting a party on one Saturday. I had a feeling that it could be "the day" because we would then get to share it with friends. I called my dad on the Monday before and told him I thought Steve was going to propose on Saturday morning. He had p ... [read more]

Sammy S.

My boyfriend, Scott, and I, had been dating for almost two years. On one Saturday, we spent the day at his college for an alumni day. We had great fun traversing the campus and seeing some of his old haunts. The day was pretty tiring, so we needed a nap afterwards. After the nap, he seemed pretty pu ... [read more]

Samantha W.

My fiancé took me on a very romantic trip to Breckenridge, CO. The day started with breakfast and a nice, relaxing dip in the outdoor hot tub. With the snow falling around us, we sipped champagne and wine and just enjoyed the day. He took me to get a massage that day and surprised me with a v ... [read more]

Samantha R.

David and I had been together for five years, and we had talked about getting married since the day we met. The day David proposed was like any other day: we woke up, and David brought me my coffee in bed. This morning, I even got breakfast in bed! We then got up and got ready for the day ahead and ... [read more]

Samantha H.

We went back to see my family in Pennsylvania for Christmas morning. Under their tree was a gift that read, "To: Samantha, From: Santa." It was a really big box, so I started to unwrap it; it took me close to twenty minutes to unwrap the whole thing. I went through multiple boxes and wrapping paper, ... [read more]

Robin M.

Dave and I were up north at my family cottage. He took me to Pointe Betsie, the world renowned lighthouse and beach, and also one of my favorite places in the world. We were looking for rocks so we could make his grandparents a birdhouse out of Lake Michigan rocks. We do this often in my family, so ... [read more]

Rita B.

I was visited him while he was stationed in California for the Army. We got up bright and early one morning and headed to a beach in Los Osas; it was empty! We sat and watched the waves and talked about our future, and how nice it was going to be when we could finally live together, instead of him b ... [read more]

Rebecca W.

I was seven months pregnant with our son when we took a vacation to Orlando, Florida with my entire family for my grandparents' 50th anniversary. We went to Disneyworld and visited every park that we could. During one evening at the park, the sun was setting and my fiancé and I were walking ... [read more]

Rebecca P.

Justin and I have been together since my first year and his second year of law school, almost three years. My birthday was coming up, and he said he was going to take me out for a nice dinner, and I asked for a Citizen brand watch. So, one Friday, after work, I drove to his apartment, which requires ... [read more]

Rebecca D.

I was going to pick Kevin up at his house to do last minute Christmas shopping. I absolutely didn't want to go because I knew the malls would be packed with tons of others trying to finish up their holiday shopping as well. It was cold outside, and I was not looking forward to the evening. I wanted ... [read more]

Rachel W.

Joe and I don't get up to St. Louis as often as we'd like, and we really miss our family and friends. Since we both come from very large families and have a lot of great friends, it makes it difficult to find the time to visit with everyone when we do make it into town. Therefore, we usually organiz ... [read more]

Rachael C.

On day in October, my fiancé Victor rendered me speechless, a truly amazing feat, during a trip to Boston. While we were on a train, he suddenly announced his plans to marry me. He told me he wanted to spend the rest of his life with me and raise a family together. "You'll have proof by Chris ... [read more]

Quanda D.

On a cold, winter day, my husband now (then dating) came out to my job and wanted to take me out for lunch. After lunch he drove me back to my job location. When he opened my door to let me out in the snow filled parking lot, he went down on one knee. Our eyes locked on each other and he asked me to ... [read more]

Pendana W.

Shawn noticed that I had been stressed all week, therefore promised me a day at the spa. What Shawn didn't tell me was that a chauffeur was going to pick me up and take me to the there. I almost didn't answer the door for the chauffeur, but after calling Shawn he told me that the car was for me and ... [read more]

Patricia L.

It all started with us going to a baseball game in March. I rushed home to get ready; when I opened the door, I saw a new television. I was furious and told my fiancé not to buy any more electronic because we needed to save money to buy a home. So, I got ready and we were on our way. To my su ... [read more]

Patricia C.

While vacationing in Martha's Vineyard last summer, my boyfriend Scott got in touch with the East Chop Lighthouse keeper to arrange for private access to the lighthouse. One Saturday afternoon, Scott told me that he had heard that the lighthouse would be open to the public that night. He knew it was ... [read more]

Patricia C.

It was the last day of our beautiful vacation in Maui, Hawaii. We were swimming in the water at a beach in Kihei, graciously enjoying the sunset. The water was very warm and exhilarating. The sun looked like it was melting into the ocean, along with the Island of Lani in the background. The moment c ... [read more]

Olivia N.

On Friday, January 2nd, 2009 Ryan asked me marry him and of course I said yes! We had traveled to central Oregon to stay in the Bass Family chalet at Eagle Crest with plans to celebrate the New Year there. Eagle Crest has always been a special place for the two of us. Almost four years ago, we went ... [read more]

Olivia M.

My boyfriend Marlone invited me to go back with him to his hometown on the island of Guam for his sister's wedding in November. It took me months to be convinced that it would be a good idea for me to join him in his huge family reunion. I didn't want to get in the way of his first journey back in t ... [read more]

Nina F.

On Christmas Eve, my boyfriend brought over an advent calendar. I made him wake up early the next morning to give me my first clue. It read, "What is the last number in the year we met?" The answer was six. Within box number six, there was another clue about our lives together, which led to another ... [read more]

Nikki C.

I have been with my fiancé, D, for five years and have only seen him cry once. He is not the "wine and dine" type of guy, but that's why I love him. All the little gestures mean more to me than a dozen roses. Yesterday was the first Christmas that D and I have spent together in over five and ... [read more]

Nicolle G.

My boyfriend and I were visiting Maine in honor of our five-year anniversary because it's a place we like to go to. After a long day of shopping in the outlets of Freeport, Stephan asked me if we could visit the lighthouse before we went back to the hotel. It was a cold, wet and rainy day, and I was ... [read more]

Nicole R.

After a long day at work, Brad, my now fiancé, called me to come home from work soon because the roads in front of our house were becoming covered with snow. I hurried home and when I opened the front door, the house was filled with a glow of candlelight and a trail of lavender, white and irid ... [read more]

Nickida C.

What I thought would be my boyfriend's dad's retirement party ended up being an early 30th surprise party with his family and friends. I was told to close my eyes after the initial surprise, and after opening them, I found my family and friends standing right before my eyes. That still wasn't the fi ... [read more]

Natasha H.

One day, I came home from work with my daughter, and my fiancé John was playing with her in the living room while I made spaghetti. They were giggling away in the background as I was cooking. Out of nowhere, my daughter came in the kitchen and said, "Mama, I got something special for you " in ... [read more]

Natasha F.

Ted took me to the Boathouse in Central Park because he knew that it was one of my favorite restaurants in the city. It was Easter weekend, and his parents were in town along with his brother and wife. Because it was Easter, I thought nothing of the family being in town from Atlanta and Houston. Oft ... [read more]

Mona G.

Andrew and I started talking about our future very early on in our relationship. He began asking my preference in rings, and I didn't have many specifics for him. I really wanted him to choose something that reflected his taste, and not box him into something so specific. I also told him that no mat ... [read more]

Molly M.

My boyfriend Ryan recently became a helicopter pilot. The moment he received his license, he asked me if I would go for a helicopter ride with him. He swept me off my feet in a helicopter and climbed the ride up the mountain, until we reached the highest peak. We flew over mountain tops overlooking ... [read more]

Misty W.

Christmas Eve was such a stressful evening. Anthony was over, helping me put together gifts for my children. I bought my son a basketball hoop, which went up easily. To build my daughter's Barbie house, I pulled everything out of the box and started to put it together. However, we soon realized that ... [read more]

Mindy S.

I knew something was up on New Year's Eve. My mom had cancelled lunch with me, and my boyfriend Dan suddenly had thousands of errands to run! Unfortunately, I got into a car accident, but my mom was readily available to pick me up. Little did I know, I was ruining my mother and Dan's afternoon at th ... [read more]

Mindy M.

My story isn't extravagant and may not be all that fascinating to some, but to me it was the most special and prized moment of my life. I met my fiancé, Josh, online, which may sound strange to some. It was truly love at first sight when we finally met. We dated for eight months before he prop ... [read more]

Michelle H.

I had planned a birthday dinner for my fiancé with all our friends and family. Before we left the house, I was telling the dog goodbye, when I noticed something very shiny on his collar. It was my ring! As I took the ring off Gunnar's collar, Greg asked if I would be the dog's mommy! He then ... [read more]

Michelle D.

I had a true military engagement. Jack is a Marine stationed in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. It was Christmas, and Jack was home on his Christmas leave. We were at a mutual friend's house when we met, and it was truly love at first sight. After meeting, Jack made the ten hour trip almost every week ... [read more]

Meredith S.

We had just gotten home from a three hour trip and my fiancé asked me to take a walk out behind his house to stretch our legs. Well, I didn't think anything about it because we had taken this walk a few times before and we both enjoy being outdoors. On the way out, I was just talking about a ... [read more]

MeQuel J.

Hoping for a proposal, I attended a movie showing with my fiancé. With this said, I paid close attention to the advertisements the movie theater shows before the previews. I was thinking that "Miss. Meme will you marry me" would pop up on the screen or they would show a picture slide show of u ... [read more]

Melissa P.

Nick and I met when we were both doing biology research in the same lab at Marquette University in Wisconsin. I was leaving to begin graduate school in Indiana and he was going to be working in Boston at a new job. On my last night in town, we admitted our feelings for each other and began a long di ... [read more]

Melissa M.

Jeremiah and I met one fateful morning during the summer of 2006. I began a summer internship at a job where Jeremiah worked full-time. Accidentally, I left my cell phone in my purse next to his desk. The loudness of my ringtone made an ever-so-important first impression. What happened next, though ... [read more]

Melissa K.

I came home from work to find Shania Twain's "You're Stile the One" playing. I noticed a large box in the middle of the living room. When I opened the box there were a bride and groom Barbie doll and a framed picture of my fiancé holding a ring box with the message, "Get the picture?" When I ... [read more]

Melissa G.

My fiancé and I have been together two years, and we have been through a lot. Three of the main things that remained constant in our relationship were pictures (I'm a professional photographer, we take a lot of pictures!), movies and the theater, and music (he's a musician and actor). He also ... [read more]

Megan W.

It was Christmas Day, and I met Chad back at my apartment to exchange Christmas gifts. He opened a few that I gave him, and then I started opening some of mine. He turned the TV off, which I thought was strange, and then I opened a big red box. Inside was a personalized ornament in the shape of an e ... [read more]

Megan L.

Every December for the past three years, Josh's family and my family have been getting together for an elegant dinner in Orlando. Josh and I decided to drive over to Orlando on our own this past December in order to go to Bass Pro Shops beforehand. Josh picked me up late and was on the phone and got ... [read more]

Megan L.

On my way home from a business trip, I stopped by my parent's house in California. My boyfriend, who recently moved to another state, was driving out to spend the weekend with me. We had talked earlier in the evening and decided that he would meet me at my parent's house, so we could spend some time ... [read more]

Megan H.

I spent Thanksgiving with my boyfriend Andrew's family in Missouri on his grandparents' farm. We somehow started talking about time capsules, and Andrew said that he remembered that he buried a time capsule there when he was seven years old. He said he had lots of childhood memorabilia, toys and pic ... [read more]

Megan C.

My fiancé Nick is a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis. I was down in Annapolis for the day to visit him, and he was planning on taking me out for dinner later that evening. It was still a little early to go out for dinner, so Nick suggested that we take a walk around ... [read more]

Meagan B.

One random Monday, when my fiancé, Sam, and I both didn't have work or school, he asked me if I wanted to do something fun; we decided to go fishing. His aunt has a beautiful lake that we both love to visit, so we drove up there and sat on the deck and didn't catch any fish. My fiancé t ... [read more]

Marthe P.

Knowing that I loved plants, my boyfriend Jon rented out the Garfield Park Conservatory in the middle of a snowy Chicago night under the pretense of a Christmas Party with his work. I was totally oblivious and bought the story. We were going to go early while the gardens were still open, but the pub ... [read more]

Marquita C.

My parents had been out of town for Thanksgiving, so my mom called to say she wanted to do a big family dinner after the holiday. I said it was a good idea and didn't think much of it because they had done that before when we couldn't spend the holidays together. Apparently, my fiancé had cal ... [read more]

Maribel R.

It was Christmas morning and we were with my sister, her husband, their kids and our kids. We woke up and let the kids open all of their gifts first, and then we opened our gifts one by one. I was the last one to open mine. My fiancé sat me down on the sofa, and gave me two boxes: the first o ... [read more]

Maria G.

My fiancé and I were going to a photography session during the holidays because we had just bought a home and wanted to send out our first Christmas cards. We got ready and went to our session. We walked into the session, and our photographer took various shots of the two of us. In the middle ... [read more]

Mandy H.

My fiancé, Justin, and I went to Cancun in June 2008 for a vacation. Little did I know, before we had left, Justin had asked my Mom and Dad's permission for my hand in marriage. In addition, my mother gave Justin the family's heirloom ring that was originally my Great Grandmother's, then my Gr ... [read more]

Lynn L.

Nathan and I have been together eight years, but I didn't see my proposal coming. In June 2008, we were out of town, and he got a phone call from his jeweler that my ring was ready. Apparently, he and his mom had visited a few of the local jewelers, and he finally found something that felt "Lynn" to ... [read more]

Lyndsay J.

On the snowy Saturday morning before Christmas this year, I awoke at 6:55 am to our house telephone ringing. The answer machine picked up and a busy signal started to broadcast throughout our house. My boyfriend, being the gentleman that he is, offered to turn it off. As he left the room, I went to ... [read more]

Louinda R.

This past Christmas was the first Christmas I had ever spent without my grandmother. We were very close and I had missed her very much. On every Christmas Eve, we would go to church, and there was a special part of the ceremony where the lights were turned out and everyone would light a candle and s ... [read more]

Lisa F.

I've pretty much loved Disneyland and everything about Disney since I was just a little girl. About three years ago when I met my fiancé Jermaine, I was pretty sure that he was going to be the one. We've made many trips to Disneyland with family and friends. This past year, we came into some ... [read more]

Lisa F.

One December morning, after my boyfriend Brad and I had finished our exams, I was ready to go to dinner to celebrate. However, Brad had another plan in mind! He insisted that we both go to get a Christmas tree for my house, as we had for the past few years. Although I was not in favor of the plan du ... [read more]

Lisa D.

I was in California for work the entire month of December and the first half of January. Before I left, my boyfriend and I decided that he would come out and visit me in San Diego. On the second day he was there, I got off work and went up to my room. I was looking out of the window, and he came up ... [read more]

Lisa C.

After overhearing my friends from school and I talking about marriage during my college graduation party, my boyfriend of nearly six years, Matt, took me aside and asked if I was mad at him. I was a little confused and answered, "No, why would I be mad at you?" He explained to me that he knew I want ... [read more]

Lindsey T.

Robbie and I decided to exchange Christmas gifts on Christmas Eve at 6:45 am, before I went to work. I opened Robbie's gift first. It was a beautiful pearl necklace that matches a pearl ring that he gave me last year. Then, Robbie opened his gifts - some clothes and a watch. I thought that the gift ... [read more]

Lindsay T.

On the night of our first anniversary, my boyfriend took me to dinner to the place where we had gone on our first date. While we were eating, he kept looking outside and asking me if I knew when the sun went down. I just laughed at him and said I had no clue. We finished up dinner, and he went strai ... [read more]

Lindsay G.

Wade and I had been together just about three years when we decided to go look at rings! It was so exciting to take that next step in our relationship. We looked and looked, and on Christmas Eve, he took me to the jeweler to look at the settings again. He put the one I loved on hold! However, he was ... [read more]

Lindsay G.

Zak and I drove from Connecticut to Wisconsin for his family's vacation last summer. When we arrived at our beachfront condo on Lake Michigan, all I wanted to do was take a nap. After all, we had driven for nearly 17 hours. We showered and met his family for a BBQ dinner. The lake was so beautiful, ... [read more]

Lindsay C.

Geoff and I are a "normal" couple. We pretty much have a perfect life together and complement each other quite well. The only glitch in this story is that this is both our second marriage. Geoff is 32 years old and I am 28 years old. My first marriage lasted just two weeks shy of one year, while Geo ... [read more]

Linda D.

It was just any old weekend. We were getting ready to go out to dinner to celebrate our 5 year anniversary. We got our things together and headed down to the car. Just as we got to the car, Nick said that he had forgotten his wallet. He looked at me and said I need to go back. At this point he was s ... [read more]

Leslie N.

Tom and I had talked about getting married, but we had never mentioned what kind of ring I would like or what size I wear. He is a total manly man and I knew he had no clue where to begin when looking for a ring. One night we were planning to meet for dinner (we live 2 hours apart). A really bad sto ... [read more]

Leslie M.

The date was December 23, 2008. My boyfriend asked me out to dinner, which wasn't unusual for him. We went to dinner at a very nice, romantic restaurant. I was sure he was going to pop the question. He didn't. As I look back now, he was very fidgety, went to the restroom a couple of times and kept ... [read more]

Lesley P.

After nine years of dating, my fiancé finally reached his goal of becoming an LAFD firefighter. Neither of us had felt comfortable with getting married until he had a achieved his life-long dream and had a steady career. We both agreed about six years ago that we would get married after each ... [read more]

Lela G.

I met Slaven in June of 2008, and it was love at first sight. I was on vacation in Serbia and Bosnia, visiting family and friends. I went to town to visit my best friend who was also there on vacation, and we went out for coffee. She called her cousin to come and meet up with us. When he (Slaven) ca ... [read more]

Lauren S.

After coming back from a long trip, my fiancé, Patrick, and I were excited to have a quiet night together in our apartment in Washington, D.C. Patrick offered to get takeout from our favorite Thai restaurant, and a slice of cake from our neighborhood bakery. This was a fairly common tradition ... [read more]

Laurel G.

Jack and I met at my sister's wedding. I like to call him the invited wedding crasher, as he was not on the initial guest list but was added about three weeks before the wedding. I didn't think much of adding an extra place card to a table, until the day of the wedding and I saw a man standing there ... [read more]

Laura G.

Stephen and I were able to get to know each other through letters and brief phone calls while he was deployed in the Marine Corps. Each letter allowed me to express myself and get to know Stephen in a way that I hadn't before. His homecoming was one of the most wonderful experiences of my life; I ha ... [read more]

Lana K.

Wes and I are golfers. It's how we met, and how we fell in love with one another. On Christmas Eve 2007, Wes had planned for us to have a private round of golf at a local course where he wanted to propose. Unexpected family plans prevented this from happening, so Wes came up with another plan. While ... [read more]

Lady May S.

One Saturday, my boyfriend woke me up by blasting the song "You and Me " by Lifehouse and giving me a dozen roses for our 91st month anniversary. I had been sick the past week, so I thought he was just being really sweet and trying to make me feel better. We went out to breakfast and as we were wait ... [read more]

Krystal R.

Matt and I met on St. Patrick's Day. As usual, it was raining in the Northwest. My hair was a wreck because of it, and I was wearing the only green sweater I could find. Strangely, I remember Matt being much taller than anyone else that night. He is tall, but in retrospect, I don't think he was real ... [read more]

Krystal C.

Due to the economy in Michigan, my fiancé Nate had to move out to Wyoming for a job. At that point, we had been together for almost five years. I stayed in Michigan for my job since we weren't engaged yet. Nate and I were only able to see each other about every two months and talked constantl ... [read more]

Kristi T.

While I was spending time with friends one Friday evening, Ralph was at home raking leaves in our yard. The next morning when we got out of bed, Ralph asked me to come see something outside. I reluctantly followed him through the back door onto the deck that overlooks the backyard. There, in the lea ... [read more]

Kristen H.

Here is a little background about Sean and me: It started when I got bored one night and felt lonely. I met this wonderful man October 26, 2007 on MySpace. We've had been dating for a year and a half and we have been looking for rings. On February 14th he turned 25, and wanted to pop the question. W ... [read more]

Kristen E.

My boyfriend surprised me while we were on a trip to Glenwood Springs, Colorado. We went out for a drive to take pictures of Mt. Sporis and his family's old homestead. At the scenic overlook for Mt. Sporis, we stopped to take pictures and were having a hard time getting a good shot due to some very ... [read more]

Kristal B.

Two weeks ago I was as sick as can be. All within two days, I had strep throat, a sinus infection and had a crown put in at the dentist office! I was definitely not looking or feeling my best. That Friday evening, Zack called and asked what he could bring me for dinner. I replied, "Just some mashed ... [read more]

Kira P.

I always said that Tim would never be able to surprise me when it came to getting engaged. The night before he asked me to marry him, we were at a dog training class with our new disobedient puppy. Tim was acting very strangely that night and kept asking me, "Are you sure you still like me?" Well, t ... [read more]

Kimberly B.

My fiancé, Ben, and I live in Chicago. I knew that we were going to get engaged; it was just a matter of time. I could wait for the ring, but I wanted to make sure that the venue, the Newberry Library, and the church were available. Ben agreed that I could book the venue and the church, but I ... [read more]

Kim H.

My boyfriend Eric took me to the Corcoran Art Gallery to see Richard Avedon's "Portraits of Power " exhibit. We sipped on some wine and had some great food as we admired his hundreds of portraits, from Eisenhower to Obama. After we made it through the gallery, he suggested that we go on a walk aroun ... [read more]

Kiara H.

I am a ballet dancer with a local company, and I have performed in productions all my life. When I started getting lead roles, I would get flowers brought out to me onstage during bows at the end of a show. My fiancé, Daniel, would occasionally bring them out to me, so I was used to seeing him ... [read more]

Kerry L.

Chris and I had been talking about getting engaged for a while. On the Fourth of July, we went to a Colorado Rockies game with a lot of friends. I was extremely excited to go and watch the fireworks because I love them. We went out for drinks before the game to catch up and start the Fourth of July ... [read more]

Keri G.

My fiancé, Drew, and I had been dating for a little over five years. For the past five of those years, we had annually taken a vacation to Myrtle Beach, SC. It is my favorite beach vacationing spot and I had been going there since I was very, very young, so the connection was there. In July 2 ... [read more]

Kendra C.

I knew that my fiancé had something up his sleeve, but I didn't know exactly what it was. He had been telling me a month in advance that I needed to get off work early on a particular day, and that we were going to be doing something together. I came home, changed my clothes and out the door ... [read more]

Kelly S.

My fiancé Todd and I had gone ring shopping several months before he proposed. I had been anxiously waiting for the day he would pop the question, but it didn't seem to be coming. One day, I went out shopping for his birthday present. We had plans for that night, so when I finished shopping, ... [read more]

Kelly J.

Carey and I had been together for almost six years when we got engaged last June. His proposal couldn't have been more perfect for the six years we've shared. My 25th birthday was on June 30, 2008, and I had no idea that this would be my best birthday ever! We had a great day together, including din ... [read more]

Kelly D.

My fiancé Bryan had planned a daytrip to Brotherhood Winery in NY. We actually had wanted to go there for several weekends that I wasn't working in October, but it had rained every weekend! Bryan enjoys training for marathons and triathlons, so it didn't come as a surprise when he told me he ... [read more]

Kelly B.

Kevin and I met only a little over a year and a half ago. Neither of us had any intentions of dating, we just wanted a friendship. After a few weeks, it was clear that we were just meant for each other, so a mere three months into dating, one night in bed he asked me to marry him and I said, "Yes." ... [read more]

Keish F.

Jason and I had been dating five years, and I was wondering what was taking him so long to propose! I put my foot down at the beginning of 2008 and said that we wouldn't be spending more money unless it was on my ring! So, nothing was really bought for months. Then, he decided to take me on a campin ... [read more]

Katie W.

It's simple and sweet: Monday night, 25 minutes after we both got off work, he had made dinner for us as usual (he is a great cook). He had called and said he was starving and was asking why I wasn't at his place yet. I got there and we started to eat. John didn't even touch his plate of food. We fi ... [read more]

Katie M.

My boyfriend proposed to me one December day in Bloomington, Indiana. The date was not special in our relationship, and I had no knowledge of it at all. A couple of weeks before that, I had been asked by one of my friends to go to her work's Christmas party with her. Our boyfriends are in a band tog ... [read more]

Katie H.

My fiancé and I have been together for nine wonderful years! We have been through junior high, high school and college together. We transitioned from innocent flirting to complete infatuation. We had been living together for three years at the time, and realized that we never really had a tru ... [read more]

Katie G.

Because it had snowed on my birthday, Brad was planning a belated outdoor birthday surprise for me a few days later. He sent me out for a few hours so he could set up my birthday present. I took myself to a movie and returned home to cook dinner. Brad was hard at work being secretive in the back yar ... [read more]

Katie B.

Brent proposed to me in my apartment on Pearl Harbor Day. He pulled the ring box out of his backpack and dropped it in my lap while grinning from ear to ear. I was surprised and speechless at first, as I stared at the shiny ring. Then, I looked up at Brent and said, "So are you asking me to marry yo ... [read more]

Katie B.

One week in October, my great-aunt Jet stopped by work to ask if she and my uncle could take me out to dinner with my grandparents to thank me for house-sitting for them the month before. Aunt Jet called me the day before and said to dress up because we were going to a nice restaurant downtown. I wa ... [read more]

Kathryn C.

My story began about ten years ago, when I met a boy named Michael. I have to say, I was not the least bit interested in him, but I thought, "Why not? " Boy, am I glad I finally gave him a shot! We have been together ever since. Last year, I accepted the fact that we would never get married. We alre ... [read more]

Kathryn C.

John and I were in Magazine, Arkansas for Thanksgiving with his family. This had been my first time away from my family for any holiday, so it was kind of a big deal for us. We had a great time, and we even had Thanksgiving dinner outside, something never heard of in Indiana! There were three pies, ... [read more]

Katherine P.

I came home from work to find the house all decorated romantically. The lights were dim and there were little votive candles all over, including on the dining room table. As I walked in the door, my boyfriend took my purse and greeted me. I could hear soft mood music in the background. I was led to ... [read more]

Kate T.

One day, my boyfriend Gerard told me to call work for a vacation day. He said that we would be going away for the weekend but wouldn't tell me where we were going or what we would be doing. All Gerard said was that he knew I love surprises and that this was an early birthday present. We got in the c ... [read more]

Kate D.

Every Friday, my fiancé and I have our weekly "date night." It's always blocked on our calendar that we do something as "just the two of us." On Friday, October 24th, it was Homecoming at Butler University (where I work), so we planned a low-key evening of carving pumpkins for Halloween. Hall ... [read more]

Kasia K.

Dave and I met serendipitously via telephone in Chicago one August day. We both had just finished serving as a Peace Corps volunteers in West Africa and were back in Chicago. We were introduced by a high school friend and met at a local bar weekly to swap Peace Corps stories and pictures. Three year ... [read more]

Karie F.

My fiancé Justin and I decided to take a fun trip to Vegas during Christmas break. I had been there a couple of times, but this was his first time. New Year's was our one- year anniversary. We flew to Vegas on New Year's Day. We got to Vegas that evening and dropped our bags off at the hotel ... [read more]

Karen O.

Rings had already been looked at, but I had no idea how or when Yip would propose. But, I knew he would come up with something good. Three weeks after we had gone ring shopping, I received beautiful flowers at work with a note that said, "It feels like a special day today, doesn't it? Love, Yip." As ... [read more]

Karen N.

I took my boyfriend, Dustin, to my hometown for Christmas to surprise my sister for her birthday, and to be home for Christmas for the first time in eight years! I live in Washington State, and my hometown is in South Dakota, so it makes it hard to go back for the holidays. Anyways, what I didn't kn ... [read more]

Kanya G.

On February 12, my fiancé and I were in the middle of moving into our new home. In between carrying boxes, I sat down on the couch to take a breather. While my fiancé was standing, he handed me a personalized card that I had given him back in 2002. Inside this stationery was a bundle o ... [read more]

Julie L.

My fiancé was in the military for a year when his father passed away. He decided to reenlist for our future after we talked about it. He was about to walk out of the door to go to his duty station five hours away from where we lived, when he opened the door, turned around and got down on his ... [read more]

Joylyn R.

My fiancé Thomas and I are always looking for something fun to do. Our years together have been filled with spontaneous dates downtown for milkshakes and people-watching as well as surprise picnics in the park. So, when he mentioned in passing that he had won some free tickets to ZooLights at ... [read more]

Josh L.

Crissy had been waiting for me to propose for the past six months. One day in early December, she announced that she would be growing out her nails so that they would look nice when people looked at the ring on her finger. Since I was planning to propose in the next month anyway, I told her to go ah ... [read more]

Johnna W.

My fiancé, Adam, and I have been best friends for as long as I can remember. We even played on the same soccer team when we were five years old. We became a little more than friends when we were about twelve years old and continued to grow closer and closer as the years went by. We dated throu ... [read more]

Joelle C.

My fiancé and I met when he was 15 and I was 17 at our church for a youth group activity. The same night we met, we held hands under a blanket on a couch while our friends sat next to us without knowing. Recently, he blindfolded me and led me to that same couch where he sat me down. I had no ... [read more]

Jodie W.

My fiancé and I both graduated from Texas A&M University and love anything related to our alma mater. On weekend, he and I decided that we would take a trip there to visit some old friends. For some reason, my fiancée was insistent of seeing campus again. We walked along campus and he p ... [read more]

Jodie D.

My fiancé, Paul, and I met at work in 2007. The first twenty minutes into our first date, I knew he was the one. After six months of dating, we took a trip to Negril, Jamaica. On the way back, going through customs, a US customs agent asked us if we were married. I laughed and said no, and he ... [read more]

JoAnna G.

My fiancé Roland and I have been together for six years. Our story has a lot of interesting turns. We met online when I was 17. The internet was still very new and I was very young. One day while online, I received an instant message from Roland saying, "Hi!" and talking away about how school ... [read more]

Jessica T.

My engagement started with a surprised trip to New Hampshire on Valentine's Day weekend. I'm your typical warm weather loving, Floridian girl that had never seen snow. My now fiancé is from New Bedford, MA. I was excited; I had made requests for snowmobiling, snowboarding and every other outd ... [read more]

Jessica P.

One chilly Pennsylvania day, my boyfriend Matthew told me he had a grand idea for a weekend getaway. As somewhat-new state employees, we take advantage of our three-day weekends to the fullest of our ability! His idea was a surprise, but I'm not good with surprises. Not that I don't like them, but I ... [read more]

Jessica M.

One day, I received an email from Shaun at work. We had never been formally introduced, but had passed by each other a couple of times when leaving the office for the day. Shaun is a police officer, so he decided to be clever and run my license plate on my car so that he could find out what my name ... [read more]

Jessica L.

Chris and I met in Cancun, Mexico, and it was amazing. I had been on vacation with some friends and Chris, who had been working in Belize for a few months, was then on holiday with his workmates. After we met, all the people around us seemed to disappear like it was just me and him. We spent four da ... [read more]

Jenny S.

I have been living and working as a teacher at an international school in Taipei, Taiwan for almost three years now. About a year and a half ago, my best friend said she was trying an online dating service and that I should give it a try. I signed up and met my fiancé two months later. We sta ... [read more]

Jennifer R.

My boyfriend and I had been dating for almost a year, and it was going to be our first holiday season together. I was very excited to be spending Christmas with him and his family. Since I live in Pennsylvania and he lives in Maryland, sometimes we don't see each other for two or three weeks, which ... [read more]

Jennifer K.

My soon-to-be husband and I were having a night of fun, and we decided that we would go out to dinner at our favorite restaurant and meet up with some friends to go dance the night away at a club that night. We had dinner and enjoyed the time together, laughing and thinking about the future. We talk ... [read more]

Jennifer F.

Crispin and I met in graduate school in May when studying to become physician assistants. We dated throughout school and graduated in August. Upon graduation, we were unable to find jobs in the same city, so we took jobs in cities that were four hours apart. We continued to date long distance and vi ... [read more]

Jefta R.

My fiancé and I have been together for five years and are high school sweethearts. One weekend that we were home, we decided to go for a walk on the beach, one of my favorite places in the world during the fall because the wind whips the air and there is no one around you. As we were walking, ... [read more]

Jassica W.

My fiancé and I met in November, not knowing that we had been looking for each other. Athletically challenged and battered as I was, I was glad to take a break from playing intramural football, as I explained to a teammate that I had been trying to find this guy "Jack " since I arrived in col ... [read more]

Jamie S.

My boyfriend's family goes on an annual vacation and decided to go to Gatlinburg, Tennessee this year to stay in a cabin on the mountains. They invited me and my son to come with them on the vacation. One day, while we were up in the mountains, we decided to go to a mine to look for gems. My boyfrie ... [read more]

Jamie L.

Ron and I met while he was in the army and stationed in Georgia. My best friend had just married a soldier on the same post, and my fiancé Ron and I had become pen pals while he was deployed to Iraq. I was his first call when he got back a few days after Christmas. I invited him up to Atlanta ... [read more]

Jamie L.

We were spending Christmas Eve with his parents and had a lot to do that day. We were exhausted, but he insisted that we go down and sit by a fire near the lake that his dad had built. So, we walked and sat on a wood bench near the fire which is right by a lake. That night the water looked like glas ... [read more]

Jamie B.

I was sitting at the computer when my fiancé came home and went to the bedroom. A few minutes later, my three-year old boy came running down the hall, yelling, "Mommy! Mommy! Daddy got you something. " He handed me a ring box, and I opened it to find an engagement ring. I went into the bedroo ... [read more]

Jaime B.

My fiancé and I have always discussed places we would like to visit. In the list of locations we came up with was a very exciting place that I had never experienced, Las Vegas. So, for my 31st birthday, my fiancé planned a seven-day trip to Vegas. We planned to leave on my birthday ear ... [read more]

Heather S.

My now husband gave me a present on our two year anniversary of meeting one another. The present was in a ratty old gift bag that had been floating around the house for months. I didn't think much of what was going to come out of that bag. There was a ton of tissue - I kept pulling and pulling it ou ... [read more]

Heather H.

Four years ago, when my fiancé and I were just starting to hang out, he drove me to Lake Tahoe to have a late night dinner with friends. On the drive home, he pulled over on the side of the cove and turned on a country song and had me dance with him in the rain. Now, fast forward to December ... [read more]

Heather H.

Felipe proposed to me on the day before Christmas, but it started weeks before that. Felipe had found the perfect ring for me and decided that it would be best to speak with my father and ask for my hand. My father is not an easy man, so he gave Felipe the run around and made him play phone tag for ... [read more]

Heather G.

Shaun proposed at a rose garden in North Carolina. He asked me to run an errand with him at North Carolina State University's library. We got there, but it was closed. He asked about getting ice cream, but I told him that I had just gotten some from the grocery store. He then suggested going to the ... [read more]

Heather F.

It was a sunny, mild day in the Maine woods. My boyfriend Hans and I were taking a walk on the gravel paths through the beautiful Bangor Forest. The melted snow was rushing through the streams, throwing a beautiful soft mist into the air. The temperature was warm and comfortable; it was really a per ... [read more]

Hannah M.

After dating Steven for six years, I thought it was about time for an engagement. He informed me that it would not happen for another two years, and I began to get over the fact that this relationship was lasting just a shade under a decade. Steven told me one Friday not to make any plans on Sunday ... [read more]

Haley C.

Kevin proposed to me after lots of hard work. He had been planning his proposal for a month. I was living in Dallas while he was in Houston. He never had any forewarning when I was coming home for a weekend, so he had to have perfect planning to be able to propose on the spot. I told him I was comin ... [read more]

Gwendolyn O.

My boyfriend Ben had taken me to New York City for our anniversary and made arrangements for a late-night romantic dinner at David Bourke and Dontella's. Prior to dinner, Ben suggested that we take an evening carriage ride around Central Park. The moment was surreal! I remember that there was some g ... [read more]

Gustad M.

January 25th, 2009 was no ordinary day, it was my birthday - the perfect cover-up for my proposal plans. Over the past four months I had designed the perfect ring, asked her parents for their blessing, and planned a proposal to be remembered forever. That morning, I had reminded Tanaz of our lunch r ... [read more]

Gina R.

On the ride back from visiting my family on Thanksgiving weekend, my boyfriend Jimmy and I discussed going away to a Bed & Breakfast for Valentine's Day. Jimmy really threw me off with that conversation. I was so certain that he would propose to me during our February getaway. With Christmas coming, ... [read more]

Gianna A.

The day of my 27th birthday started out pretty gloomy: it was snowing, sleeting and raining. All I could think about was that my birthday dinner with my fiancé at a "secret " location was going to get cancelled. Although the weather was pretty treacherous, we went out and braved the elements ... [read more]

Felicity S.

My fiancé and I had been living 2,500 miles apart for two years when he proposed. He had hoped to visit me for my birthday, but at the last minute, he delayed his visit by a week. I'm still not clear why the trip was delayed, but I have a feeling it was because the ring wasn't ready! The morn ... [read more]

Everlidis H.

Daniel and I took a day off from work and headed to NYC for the day. When we got to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, I was a little worried because we were going to hit a snowstorm. I called my mother that morning to let her know that we were headed to NYC, and she said to be safe. To my understandin ... [read more]

Evelyn V.

My fiancé, Rich, and I have been together for almost nine years now. Last April, he decided to plan a trip out to Cozumel Mexico. He is usually really impulsive about taking vacations, so I didn't think that this trip was for a special occasion. The hotel we stayed at had photographers on site ... [read more]

Esther P.

The day before my 26th birthday, my boyfriend's grandmother passed away. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to be with him during this time, since he had left our home to be with her last minute. We decided to visit Peru for his grandmother's memorial service, a Peruvian tradition to remember the deceased ... [read more]

Erin W.

I hadn't seen Jae in a very long two months because he was stationed in North Carolina, preparing to leave for Afghanistan shortly after my visit. The army allowed family and friends to fly in for a farewell ceremony and spend a few days of R&R with the troop before the big farewell. My parents, who ... [read more]

Erin S.

I was on vacation in Portugal with my family when my boyfriend sent me an email saying he had arranged an amazing race for me once I got into Rome. Within hours of arriving, I ate gelato and attempted to find my clues. Lo and behold, I was not clever enough to follow directions, so I wandered aimles ... [read more]

Erin K.

On New Year's Eve, my boyfriend and I went to a nice Italian restaurant for a rare date night for just the two of us. After a wonderful meal, we headed back to our apartment to watch the fireworks shoot off from the Space Needle. We had some time to spare before midnight, so my boyfriend told me to ... [read more]

Erin K.

While on vacation for a week with my family in Kauai, my then boyfriend, now fiancé, Eric, suggested that it would be nice if just the two of us could go out to dinner, away from the family for a few hours. He did some asking around and found out when the sun would set, and the best beach on t ... [read more]

Erika S.

After much quiet planning, my fiancé, Jesse, chose the perfect day to ask me to marry him on July 26, 2009. We had been through a really difficult year after losing my father about five months earlier and it was just the right time. The setting was a late afternoon walk along the shores north ... [read more]

Emmy M.

Park City, Utah has been the scenic setting of many romantic dates for me and Tony. Over the years, we have enjoyed the changing seasons together. We have spent time bundled up, snowboarding and sipping hot cocoa. We were lucky enough to be there during the 2002 Winter Olympics and the Sundance Film ... [read more]

Emily M.

Mike had been working really hard at opening his own personal training studio. He was putting in really long hours, pretty much every day for weeks! I had begun to get a little upset about how many hours he was putting in at work because we never got to spend any time together. By the time he made i ... [read more]

Emily G.

My fiancé didn't propose in a fussy or over-the-top fashion. I'm a simple girl, and he's a simple boy. He knew how much my mother's engagement ring meant to me, so he asked her for the ring and reset the diamonds into the customized engagement ring. Then, he woke up earlier than me on Christm ... [read more]

Emily G.

My fiancé, Jordan, and I spend a lot of time fantasizing about moving out of North Carolina to a big city when we finish medical school. Last fall, for our anniversary, Jordan surprised me with a trip to Boston. We spent the weekend taking in the sites, going to the ballet, and visiting friend ... [read more]

Emily D.

Adam and I planned to spend Valentine's Day together. We shopped for ingredients at Fresh Market to make a romantic dinner together: steaks, veggies, and baked potatoes (the works). It was a lot of fun! When I came over, he had a big red-wrapped box on the coffee table for me, but he wouldn't let m ... [read more]

Emily B.

It happened on December 21st, 2008, our two year anniversary. We decided to go out to dinner to celebrate, but we had originally said we would not exchange gifts because it was so close to Christmas. When we got to the restaurant, Nicolas pulled out a package from his trunk. I was upset because I ha ... [read more]

Elizabeth W.

Colby and I had talked a little about marriage for almost a year prior to our engagement. When I told him that I was going to inherit my great grandmother's engagement ring, he asked if he could have it. He held on to it for quite some time, I must say. I was starting to get nervous. One warm day in ... [read more]

Elizabeth F.

After being away a few days for a work conference, I was looking forward to spending time with my boyfriend. Dressed to the nine's, he had made reservations at some surprise location. Excited, I didn't think anything of it, and was looking forward to a night on the town. When we finally arrived at t ... [read more]

Elizabeth D.

It was December 23, 2008. I had finished a long day of work and was eager to relax with my family for some Christmas fun. Jon came over and told me he had to finish wrapping some presents for my family, so he went into a separate room to wrap them. In the meantime, my cousin Jessica asked if I would ... [read more]

Eliza C.

My boyfriend Wesley and I had plans to go shopping with our Christmas gift cards one random Tuesday morning. He came over to pick me up and entered my house. He was frustrated and had a booklet in his hands with foreign languages written all through it. He said to me, "Look what I found in my mailbo ... [read more]

Eileen S.

My boyfriend Randy, his son and I had decided to go and visit my family in Colorado and make a trip to Estes Park. As we were exploring Estes Park, my mother suggested that we go to the St. Catherine of Siena Chapel, a gorgeous church set amongst the Rocky Mountains, which was approximately ten mile ... [read more]

Dora C.

My honey proposed to me in a way that I completely didn't expect but was so perfect. He proposed to me on Christmas in front of my family and friends. Basically, we had gone to my brother's house for Christmas as we always do. We had dinner and started to open gifts. All of the family was just hangi ... [read more]

Dione S.

My fiancé Jeff and I were on vacation in Hawaii. While on our trip, we had decided to climb Diamond Head, an inactive volcano on Oahu. Halfway up, I had an asthma attack. Realizing that I had left my inhaler behind in the car, we stopped to sit and rest. After about 20 minutes, I decided to c ... [read more]

Dina W.

On the day before my 30th birthday, I went to work and was expecting to get home that night and spend time with my boyfriend. Around noon that day, the receptionist, who is a friend of mine, called up to my desk to tell me to come downstairs really quickly. I walked down to see my boyfriend standing ... [read more]

Diana C.

It was my fiancé's birthday, and I took him out to eat. We got to the restaurant, and it all seemed pretty normal. Right after we had our salads, he said he had to go to the bathroom. He was in the bathroom for ten minutes and then he suddenly came from behind and said he loved me and that he ... [read more]

Diana A.

My name is Diana and my fiancé's name is Patrick. On the day after Thanksgiving 2008 he secretly went to purchase my engagement ring. Two days before Thanksgiving he said he was going to help a friend pick out an engagement ring for his fiancée who was going to surprise her on Thanksgivi ... [read more]

Desiree M.

My fiancé, Dave suggested that holiday pictures be taken to send out to our family and friends. Little did I know that he was planning to give me a Vermont Teddy Bear with the words, "Will You Marry Me?" embroidered on the paws during the photo session! Now instead of just holiday photos of us ... [read more]

Derick H.

This was something that I was working on for a while, especially after we looked at engagement rings earlier in the year. During Christmas, I asked her parents for their permission to marry her, and then I moved ahead with my plan. I wanted to catch her off guard because she is a person who can snif ... [read more]

Derek J.

Climbing a steep grade in Barcelona, Ciudad Condal, and armed with a vague but committed agenda and a small twist of metal and stone from London in my pocket, I led the way, following the arrows and signs as they ticked off the remaining meters to the estate. Rarely does the universe conspire to mar ... [read more]

Debra A.

Jeremy's proposal has truly been the only surprising event in my life. On my way into adulthood, I had always found a way to pry the details of secret presents and sweet sixteen parties from the lips of my loved ones. As a young child, I had mastered the art of unwrapping and re-wrapping my Christma ... [read more]

Danielle P.

I was in the kitchen, baking for Christmas Eve, when I heard my boyfriend Michael yelling from the other room, "Danielle, look at the dogs' collars! There is something wrong with them." I picked up my dog Kobi, looked at his collar and said there was nothing wrong with it. Then, he told me to pick u ... [read more]

Crys L.

My boyfriend convinced me to go to China with him on a study abroad program. I was a bit hesitant, but I finally agreed. Unbeknownst to me, he had told the entire group at a meeting I couldn't make that he planned on proposing to me while on the trip. When we went through security, they even pulled ... [read more]

Courtney P.

Our story began in 7th grade at Lumberton Middle School when we had a computer class together. Matt thought I was cute and he told himself, "one day I'm going to date that girl." Little did Matt know that I would eventually ask him to go to our school's Twirp dance (where the girl asks the guy) in t ... [read more]

Corin H.

My now-fiancé Zach had planned to take me on a hike for my birthday to the place where we had gone on our first date, Tenant Mountain. It was a beautiful day, and the views were amazing! He had packed a picnic lunch with a blanket so we could eat on top of the mountain. When we got there, we ... [read more]

Christine P.

My fiancé and I had a well-deserved week planned in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. His family had been going there every May for the last 25 years and it was, as they described it, paradise! We arrived Saturday afternoon after 18 hours of straight driving and were ready to take in the su ... [read more]

Christine H.

Curtis and I have been together for almost four years. After surviving long-distance dating for the first year of our courtship, we finally moved in together outside of St. Louis. In the months approaching Christmas of 2008, I began to wonder if Curtis was ever going to propose to me. We already had ... [read more]

Christina K.

My fiancé and I went to Disneyland for a couple of days with some friends. He had known that my favorite thing in Disneyland were the fireworks. The night we got there, we sat and waited for the fireworks to start. When they did, we stood up, and he took the promise ring from my finger and sl ... [read more]

Christina H.

Eddie and I knew that we were going to be married in 2009, but as of December, he had not "popped the question." I knew he wanted it to be special, and it sure was! I guess I was expecting the typical Christmas or Christmas Eve proposal, but did not get it. The time came earlier - December 21st. We ... [read more]

Christina G.

Dan and I met in college and really did not have any romantic intentions toward one another. A year or so after we first met, I invited Dan to my sorority's formal. This is when sparks began to fly. Fast forward five years, and we are now engaged to be married! We were engaged on January 8, 2009. I ... [read more]

Christi M.

Last spring, my partner Yves and I took a rather impulsive trip to Europe to walk the Camino de Santiago, an ancient pilgrimage trail. We each left with a secret. In San Sebastian, just before embarking on the 500-kilometer trek across Northern Spain, it came out that we both had secret plans to pro ... [read more]

Christe P.

My fiancé, Dominick Ricco, surprised me and my family on Thanksgiving Day. We just sat down for dinner and his cousin started a toast and then Dom stood up and said he would like to also say thanks for a lot of things in his life. He started with thanking his cousin for having us, then he was ... [read more]

Christa D.

Aaron and I had been dating for a year and a half and we had talked about getting engaged. He stipulated that an engagement would not happen until after Christmas 2008 because he wanted to finish up school and graduate. We had spent the summer apart because he had an internship in another state. He ... [read more]

Chanel R.

My boyfriend and I were off for a weekend in San Francisco, CA on a trip that I thought was going to be for business with a small detour of a birthday breakfast for a college friend of mine. After landing in San Francisco and checking into our hotel, we headed off to Japantown where my boyfriend and ... [read more]

Chandeen W.

I had been waiting for Jeff to propose to me for a long time. Every time that I came home from India, I expected a proposal. In fact, my coworkers in India would come to me after every vacation asking if he has done it yet. It got quite embarrassing by the end. The day he actually asked me was the ... [read more]

Cathryn K.

Michael and I had been friends since going to college together. We graduated in 2003, and I came to Texas to start graduate school at Texas A&M University. He stayed in Virginia to work on his Master's degree at Radford University. We kept in touch and over time, talking once a month grew into talki ... [read more]

Catherine T.

We were on Christmas holiday in Italy when I broke my arm on a mountain called Madonna Di Campiglio. It was such a beautiful place that I was extremely frustrated to have to leave with my broken arm. Dana, my fiancé, was planning to pop the question up on the hill on New Year's Eve, but I obv ... [read more]

Cat D.

About five months after my fiancé and I met, I moved to Guatemala to spend a year working as a volunteer. He managed to spend about a month down there with me, but it was tough to be so far apart for so long. I came back to Boston for graduate school to be with him. When I finished my program ... [read more]

Carolyn S.

Bruce mentioned that he wanted to go out to dinner, which didn't seem out of the norm since we eat out a lot. I wasn't sure where he is taking us, but he asked me, "How much do you like cheesecake?" He knows I love cheesecake, so we went to the Cheesecake Factory. Afterwards, he asked, "Want to go ... [read more]

Carol B.

Craig and I visited the Newseum in Washington in May 2008. Both former journalists, we loved it so much that we became members. On Thanksgiving weekend, 2008, we decided to revisit Washington over the long weekend and use our Newseum memberships. After a long day of visiting monuments and museums, ... [read more]

Carmen B.

My fiancé and I had arranged a memorable Carnival Cruise to celebrate his birthday. On November 23, 2008, we departed Puerto Rico and arrived in St. Thomas on November 24. On Monday, we were standing at our room balcony, when my fiancé excused himself. He closed the balcony door and a ... [read more]

Candace K.

My fiancé and I met when I was 17 and he was 16. Right away we became best friends, and have stayed best friends for over three years, we knew the good, the bad, and especially the ugly things about each other; but secretly we still loved each other as more than just best friends. After I met ... [read more]

Brittney S.

Ben and I had been discussing marriage for quite some time, so I knew that he was planning to propose sometime around graduation. Ben, however, is great at keeping secrets from me, so I had no idea he was planning to propose on my birthday. I was actually quite certain that it wasn't going to happen ... [read more]

Bevin M.

On December 23rd of this year, after dating for six wonderful months, my boyfriend, Dan, and I were on our way back from a trip from East Texas visiting my grandparents. On the long trip home, Dan had suggested that we go into Highland Park to look at Christmas lights that night. I told him that I w ... [read more]

Becky L.

Brian and I met while taking ballroom dance classes two years ago. We started as friends and then our relationship progressed from there. In December, we went on a trip to Disney World and had the best time of our lives! On the third day, we went to Magic Kingdom. As we approached Cinderella's Castl ... [read more]

Becki P.

My boyfriend and I were going camping with another couple in Duluth, MN. While on our way up, we passed a billboard for the Split Rock Lighthouse, and the other couple started ranting and raving about how we had to go see it even if it was an hour out of the way. Since we had some time to spare, we ... [read more]

Beckett F.

It was my first weekend living in New York City, and my mother convinced me to visit the Michigan State Alumni Bar, Blondies. As I rode the subway uptown, two Michigan State boys got on my car. Jason caught my eye, and before the ride was over, he had invited me to sit at his table. 72 hours, a Mich ... [read more]

Australia C.

My guy and I had been together for about six and a half years. At this point we knew that we would eventually one day get married when we were both done with school and able to save up some money. Brian had been complaining for about a month about how he was broke and needed to start saving money. I ... [read more]

Ashley Z.

Toward the end of the fall semester in 2008, I suggested that my boyfriend and I have a date night. Adam, being the sweet guy he is, offered to plan a date over Thanksgiving break. The day of our date came, and Adam called me to inform me that we had to move our date night back because some of his p ... [read more]

Ashley P.

My fiancé and I met at a coffee shop in Paris. I am a flight attendant, so while I was passing time at the café, Jeremy bumped into me and spilt coffee all over my back! I was angry to say the least, but he was very apologetic. So, after my face had returned to its original color, we be ... [read more]

Ashley M.

My boyfriend and I had been together for almost five years. Our five- year anniversary was approaching, and he wanted to know what I wanted for it. I told him that I wanted diamond stud earrings. On the night of our anniversary, he picked me up to go to dinner, but he seemed like he was in a rush. H ... [read more]

Ashley L.

My fiancé left for Marine Corps boot camp in September, and I could not wait for him to return home. Little did I know that when he returned home, my life would be changing forever. After boot camp, Josh was allowed to come home for seventeen days. Lucky for me it was over Christmas! On Chri ... [read more]

Ashley L.

My fiancé left for Marine Corps boot camp in September, and I could not wait for him to return home. Little did I know that when he returned home, my life would be changing forever. After boot camp, Josh was allowed to come home for seventeen days. Lucky for me it was over Christmas! On Chri ... [read more]

Ashley K.

When my boyfriend told me to keep the upcoming weekend free, I knew something was up. On Saturday, we got in the car and drove to a city three hours away. We checked into a hotel there and went to dinner. I was so sure that he was going to propose at dinner, but we had finished our dinner without a ... [read more]

Ashley K.

My fiancé and I have been together for a little over two years. We have been talking about getting married for about a year, and around Christmas we went ring shopping so he could get an idea of what I wanted. It turns out he had his own ideas. About two months later, on February 12, 2009, h ... [read more]

Ashley E.

Raymond and I were high school sweethearts. We had loved each other for eight years before we ever took it a step further than friendship. On our anniversary, Raymond told me to go to my mother's house and that he would pick me up from there. When he arrived to pick me up he had a single long stem r ... [read more]

Ashley E.

Raymond and I were high school sweethearts. We had loved each other for eight years before we ever took it a step further than friendship. On our anniversary, Raymond told me to go to my mother's house and that he would pick me up from there. When he arrived to pick me up he had a single long stem r ... [read more]

Ashley C.

My fiancé and I had been dating for almost two years. Very soon after we got together, I became pregnant. While this was a surprise for both of us, we took it as a blessing. We bought a house together and had our beautiful baby boy, who doesn't sleep! This past Christmas Eve, our baby was sou ... [read more]

Arie S.

My fiancé and I were together for eight years before he proposed to me in February. On Valentine's Day, he told me that my gift was arriving a little late. I was surprised when he said that because we had just bought a house together, and I didn't think we were exchanging anything other than ... [read more]

Arian A.

My fiancé and I met about ten years ago when I was only 14 years old and he was 17 years old. He was a senior in high school and I was a freshman. We both worked at GreenSpring Village, which is a retirement home in Springfield, Virginia. We both happened to go to the same high school, but I ... [read more]

April V.

The moment we both laid eyes on each other, we knew our lives would never be the same. John spent his childhood in Orlando but had moved away for more than ten years before he decided to go back to help his father run for Congress. I knew this was the man of my dreams, so I packed up my life in San ... [read more]

Annette F.

When Mark and I met, it was truly love at first sight. We had spoken over the phone for a couple of weeks before actually meeting. When we finally met in person, it was at a local bar, where we shared a bottle of wine and several hours of good conversation. Since that date, almost a year ago, we ha ... [read more]

Annemarie C.

Tony and I are, to put it simply, goofballs that can't get enough of each other. We both love outdoor activities. It was within this environment that we have grown as a couple and realized that life offers so many adventures, which we could not imagine sharing with anyone else. From snowboarding to ... [read more]

Angela P.

After enduring cancer and a miscarriage, I finally had a child with my boyfriend Ken. On my boyfriend's way home from work, he called my mom and asked her to make a necklace for the baby that said, "Will you marry my daddy?" His parents and my mom got to the house. When I got the baby back, I saw th ... [read more]

Angela H.

It all began when I was shopping two days before Christmas and I saw this very cute Mickey and Minnie card at the mall. In the card, they were at a jewelry store where Minnie had her eyes wide open, while Mickey was sweating because she was looking at a diamond ring. I thought it was precious, so I ... [read more]

Angela G.

When my fiancé proposed, our son was three months old. Somehow, my fiancé had slipped my ring into our son's onesie when I was not paying attention. He then told me I should change his clothes to go out. I kept saying that we didn't need to change him because it was summer in Texas, an ... [read more]

Angela F.

I have finally met my prince! We called my fiancé, William, Prince William. He is truly the most amazing person that I have ever met. He is such a nice person and is so cute! We met at "The Greatest Bar" in Boston; I came from my first Bruins game with friends. This guy, Bob, was taking my fri ... [read more]

Andrea T.

I've been slightly obsessed with getting married since my boyfriend and I hit our third anniversary together. We went to browse for rings in July of 2008, and I picked out the one that I wanted. However, I didn't know when he would buy it, and I wanted it to be a surprise. As the months passed, I go ... [read more]

Andrea L.

I will never forget the joys that I experienced on April 15, 2007. During that April, David and I were visiting his brother in Florida. Acting as typical tourists, we spent the previous night exploring and spending time with his brother who we had not seen in months. We did not get back to our hotel ... [read more]

Andrea K.

My fiancé Derrick took me out for my birthday to the restaurant where we had gone on our first date. Unbeknownst to me, he had gone to the restaurant earlier that day to fill in the entire staff of his intention to propose and to give the maitre d all of the gifts wrapped individually. We arr ... [read more]

Analiese W.

I'm in my second year of law school and was surprised by my boyfriend in the middle of finals week with tickets to the Metropolitan Opera for the night of my last final. I thought it was a lovely Christmas gift, but I didn't think too much of it at the time. My last final was a take-home exam, which ... [read more]

Ana R.

My fiancé stayed home on Inauguration Day to watch the political coverage. This was no surprise because he had stayed home for Election Day and the debates, and he's pretty much Obama's biggest fan; we both are. A few days before that Tuesday, Aaron told me that he had some errands to run dow ... [read more]

Ana Lisa C.

Kelly surprised me over Valentine's Day weekend and took me to Paris for a romantic getaway! He came over on Thursday afternoon and handed me a card which said, "Get ready for an adventure. You have 30 minutes to pack. " Of course he wouldn't tell me where it would be, and I had no idea that we were ... [read more]

Amy M.

After closing on our house, my boyfriend Mike and I were excited to walk through it officially as homeowners for the first time. Before walking in, Mike stopped me on the front porch and said, "I know you wanted to be married before we bought a house together, and I'm really sorry that I couldn't do ... [read more]

Amy I.

Mike and I have been together for ten years. We met at a local ice skating rink, where we went to see a corny and scary movie for our first date. We have had an amazing relationship and an even more amazing engagement. Earlier last year, we were invited to two destination weddings: one for his young ... [read more]

Amy D.

My fiancé John is in the Army Aviation program in Alabama, and we have been dating on and off for seven years. I was getting nervous that he would never propose! This past Valentine's Day, I was expecting to be alone because I thought that he had training that Saturday. To my surprise, the do ... [read more]

Amy B.

Sometime around 5 pm on April 5th, Kris and I took our three pups to the park. It was a beautiful day outside and that is something that we love to do. Afterward, we headed home, got ready, and Kris took me to the art museum for a little while. It is one of our special places. We went there for one ... [read more]

Amelia J.

I have a friend who is a photographer, and every once in a while a client will hire her for advertisement shoots and she has to pick a model. I have done several of these shoots for her. In July of 2008, she contacted me about a friend of hers wanting to open a jewelry store. She asked me to be the ... [read more]

Amber W.

During our first trip together, my fiancé and I went to the beach. We had both just gotten out of long relationships when we started to spend time together. Our beach trip was our way of deciding if we were ready to make the jump to become more than friends. The trip was like a sign. On our w ... [read more]

Amber M.

Will and I met during our sophomore year at Fort Mill High School. We were friends from the very beginning. We had our first date in July of 2003. It was love from the beginning. We went to both of our proms together and shared many important events in high school together. We then went on to colleg ... [read more]

Amber H.

Travis and I had been together a little over a year when he proposed one hot summer day in August. We met when he started working for the school where I used to work. He moved in a little while after we realized we were perfect for each other. I have an 11-year-old daughter Aryah, who warmed up to T ... [read more]

Amanda W.

I had been studying abroad in Argentina for one month and had gotten in a huge fight with my family before I was supposed to come home. Needless to say, the only bright spot of my homecoming seemed to be my at-the-time boyfriend, who promised to take a day off from work to come get me. A few days be ... [read more]

Amanda H.

My boyfriend and I had been dating for 15 months when he called and asked me to go to Disney World with him. We arrived at the Animal Kingdom Park at about 9:30 am, so we walked around the park just enjoying each other's company. As we headed towards the Everest ride, I stopped at an area with table ... [read more]

Amanda A.

My boyfriend Neil was coming down to Florida on Christmas Day to spend the rest of Christmas and my birthday with my family. When he got off the plane, he had tied the ring to our dog's collar. Of course, because I wasn't expecting an engagement for at least another six months, I didn't even notice ... [read more]

Amanda A.

Eric and I have been dating for almost four years now. We started dating when I was a senior in high school, and now I am about to graduate college this May. We always wanted to wait to get married until we were both done with school, and since my graduation is coming up so did the big question abou ... [read more]

Alyssa R.

It was the day before Christmas Eve, and my fiancé and I were at the mall doing some last minute shopping. While dashing through a bookstore, I saw the collector's edition of Brides magazine. I stopped and told Richard, my fiancé, "Oh, I would love to have that! It's the best edition of ... [read more]

Alyssa C.

Brian's parents were in town for the week to visit us and to help us with some home repairs. For that Saturday, which happened to be his mom's birthday, we had planned to meet up with my parents for a nice dinner at my favorite restaurant, Brenner's Steakhouse on the Bayou. This restaurant happens t ... [read more]

Alyson S.

My fiancé took me to see The Boston Ballet's Nutcracker, my favorite ballet, as a "graduation gift." He even went out and bought me a new dress to wear to the show. During the intermission, we were sitting and talking about how lovely the ballet was. When I stopped talking for a moment, he sa ... [read more]

Alysia C.

I had to go to Austin for school, and my boyfriend, Pete, graciously offered to book my hotel room. I thought it was a bit much when he reserved a room at the Omni Hotel in downtown Austin, especially since I would only be there for one night, but he insisted he got a good deal. I then made plans to ... [read more]

Allison W.

Dave and I have been dating for almost 5 years. Since we are both teachers, our students are a large part of our lives. I also coach the high school swim team during the winter season. Interestingly enough, I have now coached the team for 4 years, so this is my first groups of seniors that have been ... [read more]

Allison D.

On my first date with Jeff, we ate at a Greek restaurant and had a long dinner. Afterwards, we walked around the city aimlessly and ended up in Rockefeller Center, where I asked if he had ever been to the Top of the Rock (top of Rockefeller Center). We both realized we hadn't so we decided to go up ... [read more]

Allison A.

I moved home from college on Dec. 15, 2008. That morning, I threw on a pair of sweats, put my hair in a ponytail, and didn't bother with any makeup. After packing up the last of my things, I drove the three hours it takes from my college's city to my hometown. Once I arrived, I went straight to the ... [read more]

Alissa O.

It all started with us opening a bunch of Christmas presents. I was excited that one big box had a bottle of champagne inside! Keep in mind that I was hoping that he would propose to me during Christmas! So we made mimosas, and then I opened another gift. It was a gorgeous Louis Vuitton wallet! He t ... [read more]

Alison G.

On March 22, 2008 Tim sent me on an Easter egg hunt. I had to find each egg around our condo, and with each egg there was a clue to lead me to another egg. The clues said things like, "I tried to fix it but it still leaks," indicating that I should look under the sink at our leaky faucet. They were ... [read more]

Alicia B.

On Christmas Day, I had no idea that my boyfriend was going to propose. I woke up, and we all opened our presents at my parents' house as usual. After everyone had finished opening their gifts, I realized that I still had one gift to open. The present was wrapped in a paper bag and then in bridal wr ... [read more]

Alaine S.

Back on our very first date, my boyfriend Rob and I had dinner and took a walk around my college's campus. We ended up at this spot on the mall, and Rob said he wanted to teach me the tango. I reluctantly said okay, and we danced. I soon realized that it was just an excuse to get close and kiss me. ... [read more]

Adrienne R.

Brian and I had locked eyes back in 1999 while on a Royal Caribbean cruise to the Caribbean. I was eighteen, he was twenty-two, and we were both with our friends and families enjoying our vacation. I had just graduated high school, and he was headed to the police academy. We spent the entire week to ... [read more]
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