The year 2017 still holds many beautiful things, and the dream of getting married to the love of your life is still very much on the cards.
So cool, guys, right.
However, the thing is that you have not even proposed yet. So there appears to still be a lot you need to do before you can call that pretty babe the bone of your bone and the flesh of your flesh.
Among many others, you still need to get the perfect ring, and choose the right words which will sweep her off her feet and get her to say yes.
Below, Pulse Weddings lists the ultimate guide to putting a ring on it.
1. Let it be a complete surprise
Of course, it gets to a certain stage in your relationship when a proposal feels like the natural next step, and the idea of you asking her to marry you wouldn't actually surprise her like that.
However, you can surprise her she might be expecting it already.
However you can surprise her with the timing and manner of the proposal.
2. Make sure her nails are done
Your girl will appreciate it if you can pop the question when she has perfect nails.
Even if you have gotten the ring and you are already willing to ask the magical question, you can hold off for a few days, and be watchful foir when those new beautiful nails come on.
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You want her nails looking beautiful in the proposal pictures, right?
You do not need to go all Shakespeare on her or have a prepared speech. Make it heartfelt, brief and as romantic as possible.
3. Call her by her full name
Apparently there is something so romantic about calling a girl's full name as you ask her to spend the rest of her life with you.
4. Get down on one knee
Of course, this one is a no brainer.
5. Have someone catch it on camera
Besides, it's the age of Snapchat and Instagram. You have to do it for the 'gram. Duh.