By Nancy Fagan, Author of "The
Complete Idiot's Guide To Romance"
There is no other
time, than the beginning of a relationship, when couples verbally
express their love for each other. This is especially true for
Proposals and vows are words said to your partner…special statements
that summarize the entire relationship. They are significant because
once they are said, the course of the relationship changes from
casual to serious.
The beauty of proposals and vows is in their brevity. They capture
the essence of your love, devotion, and commitment in just a few
I Want to Spend The Rest of My Life With You
Because a wedding proposal is a story that will be told and retold,
it needs to be done in a way to create a storybook tale of the
event. Basically, something that you will be proud to tell people
the rest of your lives. Here are some guidelines to help you propose
* Choose a meaningful date that is easy to remember, such as
* Choose a place that has personal meaning, such as the first place
you went on a date.
* Incorporate details that personalize the history of your
* Plan the proposal for a day that your partner won't be too rushed
or stressed to enjoy the moment.
* Select a private place, unless you don't' mind others watching.
© Copyright 2004 Nancy
Fagan - Published with permission
Nancy Murphy, M.S.
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Nancy Fagan, M.S., best-selling author of 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to
Romance' and 'Desirable Men: How to Find Them' has appeared on several
hundred radio and television shows including Ricki Lake, Men are from
Mars/Women are from Venus, ABC News, NBC News, CBS News, The Berman &
Berman Show, FOX News. She has been featured in most major newspaper in
the United States and worldwide as well as regularly mentioned in the
nation's top magazines such as Ladies' Home Journal ('Can this Marriage be
Saved?'), Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Men's Health, Bride's, Seventeen, Women's
Day, Family Circle,Women's Own, BBW, Complete Women and dozens of others.
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