How to Prepare and Remain Relaxed Before Proposing

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It’s an exciting time for you. You are about to propose to your significant other, and the entire process is overwhelming. There are flowers to buy, a ring to purchase, and of course, planning out how to go about doing it! 

But no need to worry! There are ways to go about this to ensure the whole process is a success. Below are tips on preparing before proposing and calming techniques that can help you remain relaxed.

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Ensure You Speak to the Parents 

When you’re ready to propose, the first thing you need to do is speak with the parents. This will give them a chance to get to know you and for you to get an idea of what their expectations are. It also allows them to start thinking of you as part of the family.

If they live close by, take them out for dinner or a drink. Send them a gift basket with personal messages if they live far away. Either way, make sure you let them know how much you appreciate them and that you’re looking forward to their approval.

Plan a Celebrations 

It would be best to plan a celebration with your partner and family members. It will allow you to be relaxed and let them celebrate with you. When planning the party, make sure that there is enough time for everyone (including yourself) to prepare for it. You can also take this chance to ask those close around you for their opinions on the ring during these preparations.

Get the Perfect Engagement Ring

It would help if you considered many things when proposing, and the perfect engagement ring is one of them. If you want your proposal to go smoothly without any stress or disappointment from your partner-to-be, then it’s crucial to pick out a ring that she will love and see as unique for both of you. While at it, you may want to consider VVS diamonds which are perfect and flawless. 

Get Help from Friends 

It is usually a good idea to get help from friends. They may know the right words to say, or they can be there for you if something goes wrong. If possible, tell them what you plan to do and ask for their advice. Make sure they understand the importance of keeping it a secret, as your partner may not appreciate others knowing before them.

Hire a Professional 

Like most people, proposing to your loved one is a very nerve-wracking experience. You want everything to be perfect and for it to go off without a hitch. It can be challenging to do on your own, which is why hiring a professional proposal planner can be a great idea. 

A professional planner will help take the stress out of the process and ensure that everything goes according to plan. In addition, they will work with you to create a unique and memorable proposal that your loved one is sure to love.

Hire a Photographer 

It’s essential to document the moment you propose with photos and videos. Hiring a professional photographer will ensure that you have great shots of the proposal and your loved ones’ reactions. This is a once-in-a-lifetime event, so make sure to capture it in the best way possible.

There is a little bit of homework and preparation you have to do before you pop the question. But in most circumstances, if you have taken care of the basics, proposing will be a relaxed and enjoyable experience. Just take your time, enjoy the moment, and let your heart guide you.

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Shafonne Myers is a certified wedding and event planner who longed for bridal inspiration that looked like her. She has created a website and magazine that brings bridal inspiration to plus size brides. She does speaking engagements educating the world about plus size brides and self confidence.
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