8 Telltale Signs He Is Going to Propose You
“Will you marry me?” Three words that a woman wants to hear from her partner. When you have been dating the perfect guy for a long time, you start looking for signs. Signs he is going to propose soon; you start obsessing over it. Every small thing seems like an indication of a proposal.
Not sure if the moment is really near? Check out these telltale signs he is going to propose to know if your special moment is near.
1. Developing a sudden interest in jewelry
They need your finger size; they can’t get a perfect ring without your finger size. So, he will start showing interest in your jewelry all of a sudden.
Moreover, he will start picking your brain about what type of jewelry you like.
Rings are big investments; he doesn’t want to mess it up, so he will keep at it till he gets all the information he can.
When a man starts to watch his funds, he is up to something. Engagement rings are once in a lifetime item; they are expensive; you need a bucket load of cash to get them.
Once he knows what you like, he will save up to get the perfect ring for you.
3. Getting closer to friends and family
Once your partner has his heart set on proposing, he will make efforts to get close to your friends, family, and people you love.
If you have been dating for a long time, he must know your family and friends, but when it gets close to proposing, you will see him making more efforts to blend in the family.
This is a very big giveaway that he is close to proposing.
4. Choosing to be with you more and more
When you have been with your man for a long time, you are aware of his routine. If that starts to change, something’s up. When a man wants to really settle down, he will start to spend more time around his desired partner, choosing her over his buddies.
5. Using the term ‘we’ often
When you start to hear “we” in routine conversation, you can expect to hear wedding bells soon. His plans will be more about you and him both, than him alone with his buddies.
This is a pretty small change, and if you aren’t looking for signs, you won’t realize this. If you are obsessing about the proposal, start paying attention to his pronouns. “We” instead of “I” is a sure sign of he is going to propose soon.
6. Engaging in future talk
When you first started to date your man, you must have talked about kids. If he keeps bringing it up again and tries to get your opinions on how many or how soon you want kids, he’s thinking about marriage for sure.
Talking more about the future and the family he wants to have with you are big signs that he wants to settle down with you.
The only time a man talks children is when he is prepared to marry and start a life.
7. Keeping secrets
When two people share space, it is hard to conceal things from each other. If you start noticing him locking his drawers suddenly, don’t be suspicious, be excited.
If he has asked you to keep away from his things, then he sure is up to something; something like a ring box and proposal plan, maybe.
8. Acting Peculiar
There is a big chance that he is taking help, either from family or from friends. When it comes to proposals, guys don’t do it alone. They need help. So be vigilant; if he is about to propose, the family knows.
If your family is becoming secretive and peculiar, then they are probably helping him with his proposal plans. All knowing, secretive smiles, and the air of excitement is a big giveaway. Don’t go prodding for information, or you will ruin your own surprise proposal.
Don’t rush things
If he is the right guy, sooner or later you will get married. The important part till then is not to rush things and not to put pressure on your partner. Let things unfold on their own. Getting married is a huge step; he will need to weigh all the pros and cons before thinking about a proposal, so respect that.
Even when you are sure you are seeing indications that are on this list of signs he is going to propose, do not jump to conclusions. Give him time; once he sees the perfect partner in you, he won’t think twice before proposing. Till then, be calm, patient and the loving, caring person you are.
Want to have a happier, healthier marriage?
If you feel disconnected or frustrated about the state of your marriage but want to avoid separation and/or divorce, the marriage.com course meant for married couples is an excellent resource to help you overcome the most challenging aspects of being married.