19 Undeniable Truths About Getting Engaged
"When's the date?!" —Everyone you meet from here on out.
In the moment, you'll be 100% surprised, even if you did have an inkling it was coming.
Getting proposed to is a little bit awkward.
The ring will probably not fit perfectly unless your partner is a sizing magician.
You'll go through a wave of wanting to tell literally anyone who will listen that you're engaged.
Hey, stranger in the car next to me who's dancing to Britney, WE'RE ENGAGED. :D :D :D
And there will be a few all-knowing psychic friends who claim they just KNEW it was about to happen.
As soon as you post anything to social media, you will be INUNDATED with messages.
Immediately after you tell people, the first question they ask will likely be, "So, when's the date?"
Being engaged will ultimately go down as the time in your life when you had the most champagne.
Saying the word "fiancé" for the first time will feel like the weirdest thing ever.
People will ask very specific questions about your wedding that you won't at all have the answers to.
There are so many microscopic decisions to make that you'll probably need some spreadsheet assistance.
And people will tell you their opinions on those decisions, even if you didn't ask for them.
People you barely know will want to hear "The Proposal Story." (I.e., "How did they do it?!)
And people you barely know will grab your hand to get a good luck at THE BLING.
Eventually, you'll get The Proposal Story down to an exact science, and telling it will be super simple.
Even if you're not the type, you will probably make a Pinterest wedding board.
You'll never stop being terrified of losing your ring, or slamming your hand into something.
If you attend any weddings before your own, you'll also be scrutinizing every detail to see if there's anything you should incorporate into yours.
And you'll start really thinking about the fact that this is the person you'll be with for the rest of your life, and it will make you happier than you even knew you could feel.
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