Want to spice up the present-opening portion of the next wedding shower you attend? Buy the bride-to-be one of the best bridal shower gifts (outside of her registry of course).
For many, being asked "Will you marry me?" is a moment they remember forever. While everyone's knee-drop and ring box story is unique, a celebrity marriage proposal story can truly take the cake when it comes to romance and wow factor. Sure, some celebrities aren't known for the longest lasting marriages, but the relationships can still be passion-packed. Before the giant star-studded receptions or private, intimate "I do" ceremonies, consider this your embossed invitation to take a peek at how celebs pop the question.
When it's time to let the world know that you and your love are ready for the next big step, you'll want to schedule an engagement photo session. Whether you prefer classic portraits or want to play up your personality in your pictures, try these tips to get a better engagement photo.
After a breakup, Brooke Lowry went solo in a Disney Princess-inspired engagement photo shoot, and she couldn't be more inspirational.
Sometimes we're curious about what men read. Sometimes that curiosity gets the better of us and we browse the male versions of "Cosmopolitan" and "Glamour." Sometimes we really wish we hadn't. Today is one of those days. There are plenty of legitimate reasons for men (and women) to choose not to get married--not the least of which is simply not wanting to. The 10 reasons AskMen gave in the wake of Seal and Heidi Klum's divorce announcement are not any of those. Let's deconstruct, shall we?
In today's world, the idea of simply getting down on bent knee at a restaurant or popping the question in the comfort of your own apartment seems passe. Proposals have become extensively planned events, spectacles of epic proportions that are meant to dazzle the recipient and then go viral on YouTube. Given the rise of this extravagant trend, it's not surprising that many companies have jumped on the bandwagon to offer up curious, one-of-a-kind proposal packages. From pizza lovers to adrenaline junkies, there's an over-the-top option for just about everyone. Click on to see which of these unconventional engagement ideas you would say "I do" to.
Sometimes you see photos of newly engaged couples on Facebook or on those trendy save-the-date magnets that melt your heart and make you go, "Awww! Good for them!" Yeah, these are not those photos. These are engagement pictures that exist to serve one purpose and one purpose only--to provide all you recently betrothed couples an example of what not to do. Be it an overly intimate shot or a photo taken in some inexplicably random location, each of these gems will teach you exactly what to avoid when it comes time for you and your fiance to step in front of the lens. Remember, engagement photos stay with you forever--or at least until your next marriage--so think before you pose.
Your grandmother might still consider it scandalous, but living together before marriage is more common than it’s ever been. Thirty years ago, people who cohabited were breaking some serious taboos, but today, research shows that up to 70 percent of marriages begin with the couples moving in together before they say their vows.
Every now and then, it's nice to be reminded that true love and old-fashioned romance exist outside of Hollywood and fairy tales, which is why we asked our readers to share their proposal stories with us. The result was just the jolt of mushy, lovey-dovey sweetness that we needed to thaw our cold, cold hearts. Check out these proposal stories from our readers and just try not to let out a big ol' "Aww." Feel free to share yours as well!
I've watched plenty of people walk down the aisle--good friends, classmates, cousins, coworkers, and acquaintances. Although most of those couples are still comfortably wed, there are, of course, a few that have already called it quits. When considering marriage what's the ideal age to take the plunge?
It looks like congratulations are in order! Model Irina Shayk and Hollywood hunk Bradley Cooper are sparking engagement rumors after being spotted out with what appears to be a stunning engagement ring.