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Great proposal advice from the Yes Girls

Need help with a marriage proposal idea? Have a great idea, but don’t know how to pull it off? The Yes Girls Events can make your idea go from good to wow, while also planning all the little details so you can actually enjoy the proposal as well!

Pap The Question and the Yes Girls can offer you great discounts if you book together.

Book  a Paparazzi Proposals Package + Simply Perfect Proposal Package and we can offer you $150 off your total price

Book a Paparazzi Proposals and Video + Simply Perfect Proposal Package and we can offer you $225 off your total Price

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  • You fill out our relationship questionnaire so we can cater your proposal to you and your girlfriend.
  • Female proposal experts brainstorm custom marriage proposal ideas.
  • We email you 2 or more personalized and detailed marriage proposal ideas within 3 business days of questionnaire submission.
  • Proposal planner available to discuss marriage proposal ideas and how to successfully execute.
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How To Pop the Question – The Do’s :

  1. Public vs Private Proposal? Who to involve? 
Who should be present at your marriage proposal? Just the two of you, her family and best friends, or perhaps a cheering crowd? REALLY think this one through.
Just because you are a sports fanatic does not mean her idea of a proposal is on the jumbotron. However, If she is a die hard fan, paints her face, and never misses a single game then go for it!
We have discovered most women prefer a proposal to take place in a private or semi-private manner. Some women prefer to have family and friends involved. Holidays are fun and personable atmospheres to pop the question. However, remember you will be competing with the busy holidays. There is always the option of an intimate setting for the two of you, followed by a surprise gathering of family and friends.
  2. Choose a location wisely. 
Location is key to setting the mood. This is where you can incorporate favorite memories together. This goes to show just how well you paid attention. However, do not get so caught up in location that it stops you from tuning into your creativity. Start with “how” you’re going to propose rather than “where” you’repopping the question and the possibilities will increase ten fold.
For example, if you want to take her to a Broadway musical, think bigger than proposing on stage. One of our proposal clients used the musical’s playbill to ask his girlfriend to marry him with a photo and description of her inside; he explained all her “star” qualities as she was greeted with roses from strangers outside the theater.
  3. Attention to Details. 
Incorporating specific moments and details in your marriage proposal that she wouldn’t expect you to remember will leave her in awe. This is your chance to prove to her that you know her better than anyone else. Remember you want to make the marriage proposal about her by incorporating her interests and what she enjoys doing most with you. In other words, the only way to proposal is to personalize the proposal to your relationship. DO NOT NEGLECT the little details; they are the icing on the cake and quite honestly, the best part!
  4. Get Females Perspective. 
It’s so important to get a females opinion and perspective regarding your marriage proposal idea! Consult her friends, sisters, mom, etc. If you are nervous a close friend or family member may spoil the surprise, this is where The Yes Girls team can help. We provide you with a female’s perspective without ruining your surprise, which is why The Yes Girls have an outstanding success rate and overjoyed clients.
  5. Hire a Proposal Planner. 
Your proposal planner will be your best friend. She will help you avoid the common proposal day arguments because you’ll be confident that your plans are being executed flawlessly behind the scenes. If your girlfriend is running behind, your proposal planner will make the calls and adjustments so you remain present and still enjoy the special day. Your girlfriend will be grateful you made the effort to hire a proposal planner so you could give her the unforgettable proposal she always dreamed about.
  6. Get It On Camera. 
It’s simple. It’s one of the most cherished moments in your life so get it on film, camera or better, both! Honestly, your girlfriend probably won’t remember half of the sweet things you say so if it’s on film you just have to press play.
  7. A Short and Sweet Proposal Speech. 
Don’t put too much pressure on your proposal speech. Write a list of all the qualities you love about her and why you want her to be your wife. Choose a few to explain during your speech and save that list for her to read later. Extra points for you there!
  8. Keep The Surprise Factor. 
If you aren’t a typically “romantic guy,” planning a special date/getaway out of the blue is a total giveaway. She’ll have an appointment to get her nails done within the hour because it’s so obvious. Ask her friend to be a decoy so she is genuinely surprised.

How To Pop the Question – The Dont’s :

  1. Throw out unoriginal clichés. 
To be blunt, automatically rule out proposals via jumbotrons, fortune cookies, and over a “nice” dinner. If you are unsure on how to propose to your girlfriend, don’t settle because you would rather down play it than risk something going wrong. With a little thought and planning, you can go beyond cliché ideas. If you get stuck, consult her girlfriends/sister/mom or brainstorm ideas with a Yes Girls Consultant to keep it a complete surprise.
  2. Don’t Make it All about you. 
Don’t be afraid to step outside of your comfort zone just a little. It’s important to think about what your sweetheart would want. Many times we hear of proposals where the guy implements what he thinks is cool rather than what SHE would appreciate. Think about past memories, her favorite things, her personality type, her love language, and you’ll start to cater the proposal to her desires.
  3. Poor Planning = Poor Execution. 
Don’t wait until the week before to start brainstorming your marriage proposal idea. Yes, this can be done (we’ve done it) but it takes away from the extra details you COULD have included had you allotted yourself time to plan and prepare. If you don’t have a plan in place, and decide to wing it, chances are you will be flustered. More so, it WILL show you decided not to put in the time or effort. You only do this once so we promise it’s worth planning.

Don’t Act Out Of Character

You are keeping a big secret from the one person you usually tell everything to; therefore discuss the proposal with someone who can be your voice of reason and prevent you from blowing the surprise. Many women figure out it’s coming not because they are snooping around but their boyfriend starts acting differently. If you become overwhelmed it’s time to enlist some help! Check out more information on our packages at our website

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Pap The Question and the Yes Girls can offer you great discounts if you book together.

Book  a Paparazzi Proposals Package + Simply Perfect Proposal Package and we can offer you $150 off your total price

Book a Paparazzi Proposals and Video + Simply Perfect Proposal Package and we can offer you $225 off your total Price

 

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