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Propose Day – February 8, 2023

Propose Day is celebrated on February 8. Propose Day is usually the second day of Valentine’s Week and a day after Rose Day. Although Valentine’s Day is observed all around the world, Propose Day is celebrated as a day in Valentine’s week. It is a day to “pop the question” to your better half and show them your unconditional love. This holiday is celebrated in India and numerous couples — prospective, old, and new, take the opportunity to propose or renew their proposal, especially using roses.

History of Propose Day

Rose is considered as the flower of love and so Valentine’s Week kicks off with Rose Day on February 7. A day after the given rose has helped you express your feelings, Propose Day comes next on February 8. Even though Valentine’s day is widely celebrated, this specific holiday is only celebrated in India. This day marks the celebration of love by proposing your love to your significant other.

Proposing to someone you truly love might seem like a difficult task at first, though it is simple and easy. Marriage proposals can prove to be the hardest but they are special and in some cases, they happen only once in a lifetime. If you and your partner have been dating for a while and gradually reach the stage where you are sure to spend the rest of your lives together, then you have got to make your proposal memorable. In good and bad times, for better or for worse, your proposal vows will hold a special memory that will last a lifetime.

Proposing to your partner with the right technique can undoubtedly win his or her heart instantly. Some couples have used the candlelight proposal, beach proposal, unboxing proposal, the first place we met proposal, and many other unique styles. Whether you choose traditional or creative techniques, the only thing that matters is that you propose to your love interest. It does not have to be extravagant – you can also keep it simple with words like “I Love You”.

Propose Day timeline

500 B.C.
The Initial Arranged Proposals

Arranged marriage proposals rise to prominence in India.

1477
The First Proposal With A Diamond Ring

Austrian Archduke Maximilian proposes to Mary of Burgundy with a diamond ring.

1816
Women's Right To Propose

Women's right to propose is questioned when gossip spreads about Princess Charlotte’s proposal to her future husband.

1839
Queen Victoria Proposes

Queen Victoria of England requests Prince Albert’s hand in marriage.

Propose Day FAQs

What can I say on Propose Day?

Here are some simple and sweet lines for Propose Day: “You are the one I’ve been searching for all my life. I need you with me for all eternity,” “Can I keep you and never let you go?” “Will you be my wife/husband or boyfriend/girlfriend?” and “Can I officially make you my partner?”

What should I give a girl on Propose Day?

The things you can give a girl on Propose Day are roses, chocolates, a teddy bear, a beautiful card or book, her favorite wine, a video clip made just for her, and most importantly, your time. There are numerous gift ideas you can propose with, as long as she is your love, she will appreciate anything.

Can I propose to a boy?

Yes. There is no difference between proposing to a boy or a girl. If you feel you should propose to a boy you love, then go ahead. But make sure that the mood and environment are set to be romantic.

Propose Day Activities

  1. Propose to your significant other

    Propose on Propose Day. It’s a little bit too obvious but really sweet and if you already proposed, refresh it. Make him or her feel special and blessed to have you.

  2. Know exactly what you need

    Know the ins and outs of this romantic day. Think about your partner’s likes and dislikes and prepare a special day ahead for them. If this year is not a good time to observe the holiday, maybe next year could be.

  3. Gift chocolates and flowers

    You don’t only have to propose to your partner, it could be anyone you love. You could give affectionate gifts to your mom, dad, sister, brother, aunt, uncle, or that nice man or lady. Make them laugh with a joke about why you can't properly propose to them.

5 Incredible Facts About Proposals

  1. People prefer proposals

    Over 50% of people would rather have a romantic proposal over an amazing ring.

  2. Men usually propose

    98% more men than women are expected to pop the question.

  3. The months of love

    December and February are the most popular months to propose.

  4. Rings symbolize eternity

    The wedding or engagement rings are usually round because it symbolizes eternity.

  5. Photoshoot season

    More than ever before, couples take a lot of pictures after the proposal and just before they are married.

Why We Love Propose Day

  1. We love love

    Love is the greatest thing of all, and Propose Day is a day to show lots of love to your partner, or even everyone around you.

  2. It's a day we could cherish forever

    Imagine growing old with your partner and remembering the silly or romantic way you proposed. That's going down the sweet memory lane as a beautiful gesture.

  3. Proposals have health benefits

    Proposals leave you feeling warm and happy by stimulating good blood flow and releasing endorphins.

Propose Day dates

YearDateDay
2023February 8Wednesday
2024February 8Thursday
2025February 8Saturday
2026February 8Sunday
2027February 8Monday

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