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My girlfriend and I have been dating for about a year and a half. We both want to get married. We talk about it all the time.
I recently bought a ring and was waiting for the right time to propose. We’re going to the Bahamas in May, and it seems like the perfect setting for me to do it. The thing is…we’re going there for her birthday and I was thinking of proposing ON her actual birthday but her friends say that it’s selfish because it takes away from the importance of HER day.
Do you agree with her friends? Is it wrong for me to propose on her birthday?
Matt in Bourne
First of all I would like to congratulate you in advance on your upcoming engagement. I am assuming your girlfriend will say “yes” to your proposal.
As far as where and when you propose to your girlfriend…I agree you should not do it ON her birthday. It really should be a whole separate day. I do think proposing in the Bahamas will be a perfect setting and so memorable.
Please write me back and let me know how it all turns out!
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