Marriage Proposals

It's 2017: Why Are Some Men Still Asking Their Partner's Father For Permission To Propose?

Hannah Tomes | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Tomes

I know it's only symbolic in this day and age, but it comes from a time and a place where it wasn't so, and women were given - dowry and all - to the highest bidder. Married, divorced, widowed, single, in a relationship, we don't need to be 'given away' to know that we're worth millions to ourselves, and whoever is lucky enough to be in our lives.

Marriage: The Rings or the Love?

Jennifer Gilmour | Posted 04.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jennifer Gilmour

I don't remember the actual moment when we made the decision to marry but it was because of what we learnt from the loss of two such important people from our lives that we suddenly felt that it was important to us and important that we didn't waste time waiting.

Devise The 'Perfect' Wedding Proposal With This Online Tool

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's not a day goes by when we aren't bombarded with a video of some epic wedding proposal making us feel terrible about ourselves. (Yes, we get it...

Why I'm Sick And Tired Of YouTube Proposals And Romantic Flashmobs

Brogan Driscoll | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Brogan Driscoll

Are people starting to plan their gestures around what will appeal most to the rest of the world instead of the person they're supposed to be in love with? Are people expecting big flashmobs and media interviews only to be disappointed with a meal at a local restaurant and a typical down-on-one-knee gesture?

Police Arrest Man During Marriage Proposal

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Comedy

But don't worry - it was all part of the plan. Yes, a chap called Matt Van Vliet, who lives in New London, New Hampshire (we see what you did there...

WATCH: Peter Pan Proposes To His Wendy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

(Warning: this video might bring a tear to your eye. For all the right reasons.) Yes, just click play to watch Sandor Sturbl - aka the leading man ...

Top 10 Tips for Weddings on a Budget

Reuben Sagar | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Reuben Sagar

With the tightening of belts continuing post-recession, though, planning on a budget will be the harsh reality for many. With lots of wedding venues costing upwards of £10,000 for the venue hire alone, they rarely come cheap. But they needn't be bankrupt-ingly expensive either. Here are my top ten tips for keeping costs low.

Warning: This Flash Mob Marriage Proposal Might Make You Cry (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Comedy

Yes, yes, we've all seen flash mob proposals. But a) it's been a while and b) this one is particularly lovely. So why not kick off the week in a...

WATCH: Woman Too Busy To Notice Her Boyfriend Proposing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Comedy

"On Sunday 30th June I tried to propose to the beautiful Libbi Taite," writes Adrian Gardiner on YouTube. "Tried" being the operative word. Becaus...

WATCH: Man Proposes Via Drone

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Tech

This sweet yet slightly bemusing and sinister video shows the moment an American man proposes to his pregnant girlfriend - via drone. There is no e...

WATCH: News Reporter Proposed To Live On-Air

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Comedy

You know the drill. You're a news anchor, and you're reading your autocue, when a news story breaks... and it's the story of your own proposal. Yes...

WATCH: Valentine's Day Proposal Prank

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Comedy

What would you do if you saw a man get down on one knee and propose to a woman in public? We'd hazard a guess that you'd probably smile and go "Aww...

WATCH: 22 Crazy Marriage Proposals

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Comedy

Going down on both knees one knee this Valentine's Day? Looking for some inspiration when it comes to popping the question with style? Well, look no f...

WATCH: Magician's Trick Marriage Proposal

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Comedy

It's "cute marriage proposal" time, folks! Don't worry - we're not asking you to marry us. Let's face it: it's probably best if we just live together ...

WATCH: Dog Ruins Marriage Proposal

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK Comedy

A word to the wise: if you're going to go down on one knee and propose marriage during a woodland walk, and you want to film the whole thing for poste...

WATCH: Is This The Worst Marriage Proposal - Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Our nerves are in absolute shreds after watching this clip of YouTuber Ryan Thompson popping the question to his girlfriend Carlie during a scenic - a...

The Best Romantic Comedy Marriage Proposals: Plus Crazy, Real-Life Ones (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Ladies! In case you hadn't noticed, it's 29 February. Leap Year Day. Which is not only the day on which we try to erase the awful romantic comedy Leap...

WATCH: The Craziest Proposal Videos Ever

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Everyone loves a wedding, right? Of course they do - all the love in the air, all the booze in the bar, the pretty dresses, the hilarious speeches... ...