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    Stepping Into Forever Is Easy: 6 Engagement Tips For Loving Partners

    Stepping Into Forever Is Easy: 6 Engagement Tips For Loving Partners

    Getting engaged is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make.

    Finding your ideal partner and spending a lifetime with them is an enormous risk, but also brings the promise of considerable rewards.

    Doing engagement right, though, requires a conscious effort. Once you start making things formal, the nature of your relationship will change, and you’ll have a chance to plan and dream together.

    So, how exactly should you be spending your engagement? And what sort of things should you be doing before the big day? Let’s take a look.

    Make Your Proposal Natural

    Don’t try to force an engagement. Instead, make it natural. Take time to ensure your partner is comfortable in your presence and try to find out precisely what they want from a relationship.

    Choosing the right moment is essential. Don’t commit to a single time or date. Instead, use your intuition and wait until conditions are perfect. You also want to make your proposal as natural as possible. Avoid doing anything that might feel contrived or awkward for your partner, especially if you are planning something in front of a lot of people.

    Look For Blessings And Support

    You’ll also want to look for blessings and support from other people before and after the proposal. Marriage might seem like it only has two players, but it is also a team sport. You need the help and guidance of your loved ones and friends to assist you through what might be considered a challenging journey.

    Share The News With Other People

    Don’t bottle up your engagement. Instead, share it with other people and make sure everyone in your circle knows what’s happening. If you have a date for the wedding, tell them. Also tell them if you are still planning and your financial situation, just in case they are wondering when you’re going to invite them.

    Check The Cost

    Look at diamond engagement rings price labels before committing to buy a specific size of rock. You want something that will seal the deal, so to speak, but you should also be mindful of your budget. People have different rules for how much you should spend on a ring. Some say that it should be equivalent to four months’ after-tax salary while others say it should be no more than a week’s wages.

    Ultimately, it is up to you how much you commit. But the price you pay shouldn’t have a bearing on the overall relationship quality.

    Be In The Moment

    Another pro tip is to be in the moment and capture the essence of your engagement. It’s a time that will never come again.

    Be present and enjoy this special time with your partner. Recognize that it will likely be a honeymoon period, so take it for what it’s worth. Allow yourself to feel the meaning and joy your partner brings, without second-guessing.

    Take plenty of pictures to remind yourself of this special time together. And, most importantly, have fun along the way, even if you have a big wedding to plan.

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