I’m not entirely sold on the big, public proposal. On the one hand, it’s a sort of fantasy. We’re kind of conditioned to expect to want a grand gesture. On the other hand, emotions are much more complicated than that. What we think we want isn’t always what feels right in the moment. I think if you’re going to go for a huge public display, you need to a.) be sure that your other half will say yes and b.) be an incredibly charismatic and smooth person!
So I thought I’d bring you some of my favourite public proposals… and the ones that made me die inside a little bit! Either way, I hope they entertain you (just don’t let the boss catch you giggling at them!) Enjoy!
The best public proposals
♥ Everyone loves Disney! OK, so this is possibly the cheesiest thing I’ve ever seen, but at least it’s not a half-hearted effort…
♥ This is a long one, so grab a cuppa if you’re planning to watch the whole thing. I don’t really understand the beginning… seems a little cruel… but the rest of it is pretty entertaining!
♥ Very well executed – and I like that it’s in a cinema, without a flashmob terrifying the poor lady!
And the worst public proposals… ouch!
♥ Stuff her with cake so she’s all covered in crumbs and goo and feeling really bloated and ill, make her puke, get the wrong hand and spring a surprise, next-day wedding on your blushing bride to be. *Slow clap*
♥ If you’re going to propose on TV, you should probably ensure that you’re first able to formulate a coherent sentence. This guy isn’t. Oh, and you should probably check your girlfriend is in the same emotional place as you. This is the very definition of awkward.
♥ OK, so this looks pretty fake. BUT it’s still funny, and a valuable lesson in not hiding the ring in stupid places. In a box then on her finger, no need to overcomplicate things!
♥ This is just the stuff of horror movies – the booing crowd, the mascot in the ridiculous costume leading him off the pitch… ahhh how romantic… erm…
♥ Well, I guess if you propose in a food court and she says yes, you have your pick of fine dining. And romantic music, obviously…
What’s your all-time favourite proposal? Have you seen anything cringe-worthy lately? I’d love to hear your thoughts and see your vids!