5. With a Song
Are you a musician? Do you know any musicians? Writing a piece of music to declare love isn’t exactly the freshest of ideas, however writing one to propose marriage just may be. You of all people should be aware of what kind of tunes your potential spouse is into, therefore giving you an idea of the musical direction you should take with the piece you create for them. Once again, how you choose to present your song in entirely up to you, it could be a case of posting it to them, placing it in an elaborate fashion on the dash of their car- or staging a fully-fledged live performance of the track in your sitting room.
4. In French
French is said to be the language of love, it’s also relatively easy to grasp in short phrases for those who speak fluent English, so why not commit ‘veux-tu m’epouser?’ to memory and go all continental with your big moment? I’m sure there’s a video or two on YouTube that could help you out with pronunciation and the like. The one must for this option is that your partner will actually understand what you’re saying to them and not just stare at you blankly.
3. Over the Radio
Quite similar to the Newspaper Ad approach, a proposal over the radio is just another way of using the popular media to pop the question. It’s advisable to enact this method at a time you are 100% certain that they’re listening, but that’s just obvious isn’t it? Whether you arrange to go on and ask yourself or have their favourite DJ do it for you, this method can’t miss. The only downside being that you may not be able to receive an instant answer, unless you get them on the phone of course…
2. Get a Tattoo
Although originally frowned upon, body art is quickly becoming more integrated and accepted within society. Though once an unthinkable taboo to have a proposal message tatt’d onto oneself, the idea is becoming increasingly popular generation to generation. This option is not for the faint hearted however, instead more suitable to the headstrong and the confident. It’s one thing having regret and resentment over the most simple of tattoos, never mind one declaring outright love for a person who you may stray from in the future. Actually, forget that last bit. If you want a tattoo to do your proposing, go right ahead- what else are they for but to immortalise a significant moment in your life?
1. Hire a Skywriter
Now, I’m not even convinced that this is a real option; can this be done in real life? I’ve obviously seen it in films and that Valentine’s day episode of The Simpsons, however never in you know, real life. Maybe it’s because of the cloudy climate that I live in, or maybe it’s down to the fact I’ve never seen anyone propose in any way shape or form. Either way, this is one cool way of doing it. Whilst I imagine the costs to be sky-high (haha?), the aesthetical benefits must be so worth it- especially if he/she accepts.