7 Signs Your Partner is About to Propose


Chances are if you’re looking at this website you’re hoping your partner is about to propose. If you’ve got a hunch they may pop the question, here are a few of the subtle signs to look out for.

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7 Signs He’s About To Propose To You

We’re coming up to peak engagement season, with more partners popping the questions in the period between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day than at any other time in the year. So if you’ve noticed your loved acting a little differently in recent times, it could be a sign they’re about to propose. Look out for these tell-tale signs and get working on your surprised face.

Talking point

Firstly, when you usually bring up the subject of marriage, they either change the subject or their eyes glaze over. However, you may have noticed they’re more engaged recently. In fact, nowadays your partner actually turns off the PlayStation or puts down their phone to talk in more depth about it and what you’re interested in.

Saving £££s

Have they suddenly got all enthusiastic about saving money and tightening the financial belt? This is particularly sketchy if they’ve never really taken an interest in budgets and spreadsheets before. Suspicious or what…

Missing jewellery

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So your favourite rings seem to have gone missing for a few days, but then mysteriously reappears in the same place. Curious, right? We think so. Your partner could be doing some due diligence on ring size

BFFs with your dad

All of a sudden he has become best friends with your dad. Have you noticed a sudden increase of golf weekends and pints at the local? Right, time to book in that manicure – it’s probably because he’s about to propose.

Acting out of character

Does your partner seem quite nervous or shifty lately? Are they more stressed than usual? We recommend you get working on your ‘surprised’ reaction, they could be getting nervous about dropping down on one knee.

Newfound jewellery expert

Has he become more interested in your jewellery collection? Has he asked about your favourite ring? Flippantly asked what size it is? We don’t need to spell this out for you.

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Exciting phone calls

Finally, are your family paying a closer interest in you? More frequent phone calls from your over-excited mum? Maybe she knows something you don’t…

Whilst the signs may be there, we wouldn’t recommend you get your hopes set on it. If he’s booked dinner somewhere nice, manage your expectations, he will no doubt want to surprise you but you may also just be in need of a good date night. Plus, the surprise is the best bit, you don’t want to ruin it for yourself and predict exactly when your partner is about to propose.

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