For all of you who have been in a serious relationship for a while and are looking to ask your partner the big question, the two biggest questions that perplex you are when and how. How you plan to do it depends a lot on the tastes and preferences of your loved one, something that will take her by surprise. However, getting the perfect moment could make a difference in your proposal.
So when is the best time of year to propose? Winter or summer? Talking to a few couples and gathering some prevailing trends over the years, here’s what we’ve discovered.
Nailing the correct date
There are a few days that have made others the best dates to make your proposal. Here is a short list of them.
- Valentine’s Day: This is a day that celebrates love. Celebrate relationships. Therefore, there is no better day to ask your beloved to spend the rest of her life with you.
- Christmas Eve and Christmas: At number 2, very close to Valentine’s Day, it is Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The festive season has an abundance of love and romance in the air. Christmas Eve tends to be a more popular option than Christmas Day.
- New Year’s Day: A new year is a new adventure in itself and asking someone to marry you that day is like embarking on a new journey. There is no better way to start the new year than to build new relationships and strengthen old ones.
- Birthday: Although the most popular ones, Valentine’s Day, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve are usually somewhat predictable. If you really want to keep the suspense, get on your knees on your beloved’s birthday and promise to grow old with her every year. There is nothing that surprises her more and makes her day more special.
The best season of the year
Looking at it in the bigger picture, summer is wedding season. The weather is warm and pleasant and it turns out to be the perfect setting for a wedding. Spring is for budding romances. It is fun and flirty. The best season for proposals is winter. It’s when you make life-long commitments. The seriousness of the season is reflected in the seriousness of their decision to take their relationship to a whole new level.
We are not the only ones to make this claim; Most jewelers report a sharp increase in engagement ring sales in the weeks leading up to the winter holidays. The simple reason that winter is the popular season is because there are many holidays. The holidays bring close and loved ones together, allowing them to make things really special. In addition, it is also a practical option; Get engaged in winter and get married in summer.
In closing, just a little tip. Don’t just limit yourself to a particular date or season. Pick a date that is meaningful to both of you.