The Ultimate Guide to Getting Engaged

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Top Engagement Ring Photos

Top Engagement Ring Photos

Real Proposal Stories

REAL PROPOSAL VIDEOS

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    Top Ring + Proposal Q&A

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      Wedding Engagement: How to Acquaint Parents of the Bride and Groom?

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      Wedding Engagement: How to Ask Parents for Hand in Marriage?

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    • QUESTION

      Wedding Engagement: Who Chooses the Engagement Ring?

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    • QUESTION

      Wedding Rings: Can I Wear My Engagement Ring on Different Finger?

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    • QUESTION

      How Long Should You Date Before Getting Engaged?

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      Does My Wedding Band Have to Match My Engagement Ring?

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      Wedding Engagement Party: Who Hosts Engagement Party?

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      Wedding Rings: What's the Wedding Ring Etiquette?

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      Why Should We Take Engagement Photos?

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      Going Dutch On The Engagement Ring — Would You Do It?

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    Getting engaged is one of the most exciting experiences, especially when you’re the one doing the asking! That’s why we pulled together this guide. It has everything you need -- from engagement rings to proposal ideas -- plus proposal videos and proposal stories to help you figure out exactly how to propose. But of course getting engaged is just the beginning. You should totally join The Knot (ahem) to start planning. You should also share your proposal story with us. That way you’ll be added to our gallery of proposal ideas to help inspire other couples just like you!

    Photo & Video Credits, FROM TOP TO BOTTOM Russell Holliday Chad Smith via Johnny Fly Co. Cayve The Adventures of Us Lexi Gordon Yasu + Junko