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Emily and Karl Real Engagement Story

Written by    Last updated: June 21, 2010

Your first name?


Your partner’s first name?


Date of proposal


How old were you both when you got engaged?

I was 18, Karl was 22

Who proposed?

Karl proposed to me.

How did your partner (or you) propose?

It was Karl’s birthday, so I had prepared a romantic candlelit dinner. Afterwards I was sitting in our living room and Karl kept playing around with the Christmas tree. We had some chocolate decorations hanging up and he asked me to help him pick one. I went over and there hidden in the tree was a box. I picked it up, opened it and as soon as I saw the ring, I started crying! Karl took the box of me and got down on one knee. Then he told me how much he loved me and asked me to marry him, which made me cry more! (They were happy tears!!). It couldn’t have been more perfect!

Who did you share the news of your engagement with first?

I rang my mum, straight away.

Describe your ring.

Its an 18 carat white gold band that narrows towards my round cut diamond, its perfect!

Did you help choose the ring?

No, he picked it out himself, he even got the right size!

Will your partner wear an engagement ring as well?


Did you have an engagement party?


If so, where was it held?

How many people were invited?

Did you have a particular theme for your party?

When do you plan to marry?

August 2011

What are you looking forward to the most about planning a wedding?

Everything! I can’t wait to get married!

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