How much do you really know about marriage proposals? Test your knowledge with this proposal pop quiz.
Q: What percentage of women are unhappy with their proposal?
A: A whopping 25% of women wish that their proposal had been done a little better.
Q: How many women are actually surprised by their proposal?
A: Less than half! According to a survey conducted by David’s Bridal, only 43% of women were actually surprised by their marriage proposal.
Q: Do women still want their boyfriends to ask their parents’ permission to propose?
A: Absolutely! For the majority of women, this is still a must.
Q: What is the most popular time to propose?
A: According to Knot.com, December is the most common month for proposals.
Q: Should the man always choose the engagement ring himself?
A: No! According to Knot.com, more than half of happy couples either discuss ring preferences before the purchase, or go ring shopping together.
Q: How many men seek no help in planning their proposals?
A: A shocking 76% of men do not look for expert advice when planning their marriage proposals, and instead go it alone. One has to wonder whether this is related to the number of women who are unhappy with their proposals!
How high was your marriage proposal IQ? If you feel like you could use a little refresher, or maybe you just want to make sure you’ve got the experts on your side, contact The Heart Bandits, proposal specialists with years of hands-on experience and knowledge.Beth Beeson