How I let go of waiting for a proposal story, and created my own

I continued to wait for my proposal, and began to get frustrated with my partner and myself. I felt angry with my partner for not proposing, and I was angry with myself for wanting it and being angry with my partner. At one point, my sister sent me a an article about women proposing. This started me thinking about taking matters into my own hands…


Mer-gagement: This is what a Little Mermaid proposal looks like

Daniel secretly set up a little mermaid photo shoot for my friend and I, and then showed up in the middle of it dressed as Prince Eric. I was in my mermaid tail on the riverside when he got down on one knee, with a little seashell box, and asked me to marry him. It was like something out of a fairytale.


Our dual proposal: How we both proposed to each other

Since we first began dating, Gemma and I have done and faced a lot of things together, from the overwhelmingly fantastic to the seriously challenging, and we have made the absolute best out of all of those things.

We do things together, make decisions together, and create traditions together. So why not propose together?


I proposed to my boyfriend with the help of sharks and Cthulhu

At first there was always the assumption that he would be the one to propose because he’s, ya know, the man. In retrospect I’m a little embarrassed that it took me so long to realize that I could propose instead. Spoiler alert: I proposed. MORE SPOILERS! He said yes.