Proposing to your partner is a major step in any relationship. Asking the person you love to take your relationship to the next level is a step that requires a lot of planning because the ultimate goal is to make sure they are surprised, in a positive way of course!

And since you are about to make one of the boldest moves of your life, you want to do it right. Let's take a look at how you can make your proposal a memorable experience.

Think Everything Through

Think long and hard before popping the question. It's important to remember that you are about to make a life commitment by proposing to your partner.

You need to be sure that you can see yourself spending the rest of your life with this person. Additionally, if you have any kind of hesitation such as the fear that your partner has a reason to say no to your proposal, you should take the time to examine those reasons.

If you're afraid they'll turn you down, it could mean that on some level you know they will not be committed to you. If you're not sure that this is the person you see yourself with for life, or if you feel that they are not really into you at all — perhaps it is time to reevaluate your relationship.

Make The Proposal Special

If you know you have found the person of your dreams, and you are confident that they want to spend the rest of their life with you, the next step is to create a proposal that will make them feel special. This is the time to remember what tickles their fancy.

For instance, if your partner has a love for penguins, arrange the proposal to happen at the zoo, in the penguin habitat! Nothing will be more special than that! If your partner loves sushi, take them to a fancy sushi bar to pop the question with their favorite flower!


Picking the perfect engagement ring is important as well. As a symbol of your commitment to one another, the ring you choose will have a special meaning for your partner. Be sure to look for popular jewelry for men and women with the best jewelry online by Allurez and pick a ring that they will absolutely love.

Get Friends and Family Involved

You may not want to have anyone around while the actual proposal is taking place. However, you will want your friends and family to know about the big step!

This way, you can have a party to make the occasion even more special because it is celebrated with the people you care about most. You can have an engagement party or just a large family gathering to share your exciting news!

That all said, when you are about to propose to your partner, you are making one of the biggest steps of your life. You not only want to make sure it is the right move to make, but you want to make it memorable.

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Stephanie is the founder of Military Travel Mama; she is the wife of a military professional and mother to two children. Follow her blog for more about military life, military discounts, family trips, healthy eating, and parenthood.

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