Hi, my name is Tammy and I am one of the editors of Inspired Bride. Your engagement stories are making me smile and remember all the emotions I went through when my hubby proposed. So, this is my story:
After dating my high school crush for 6 years, he finally proposed one summer afternoon. It was a week before my birthday and he took me to lunch at a fine dining restaurant. During the meal, the head chef came to our table and chatted with us to make sure we enjoyed our food. Then, he brought over a dessert on the house (this part wasn’t planned in the proposal, but made the meal very special). Afterwards, he brought me to a park on the lake in a nearby city. We walked and talked hand in hand toward a lighthouse at the end of the pier. We sat down side by side looking out on the lake and then he began his speech. Honestly, I don’t remember what he said, but at the end of it, he knelt down on one knee and asked me to be his wife. He opened up that little black box and after wiping my tears of joy away, I said “YES”! We spent some time taking in the moment, but then we went back to his house where he had planned a surprise engagement party with our family and friends. It was wonderful to celebrate our love together with those we love.
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