The way proposals work has always felt weird to me. I mean, why does only one person HAVE to have that pressure on them? Beyond that, in a heterosexual relationship, why is the dude usually the person who's deemed wise enough to realize when it's the right time to propose?
I guess all I'm saying is, it's a pretty big decision, and it feels like both parties should be more involved. So what's a good solution? Should a woman propose to a man?
I mean, why not? What's the big deal? If two people love each other and know that they're ready to get married, shouldn't either party in the relationship feel empowered to propose?
Well, if you're curious as to how guys would feel about the roles being switched around with proposals, in a recent Reddit thread, men dished on what exactly they'd think if a girl proposed to them.
These dudes still think it's their job.
This guy wouldn't necessarily say no, but he wouldn't say yes either.
It would be AWESOME for this guy.
His response would be sarcastic, but he'd still love it.
He'd assume the girl was hammered.
These guys would say no... but not because a girl proposed.
This guy would be delighted.
He would be relieved.
Their responses would depend on if they wanted to marry the girl who proposed.
This guy is definitely not opposed.
You'd be saving him money.
It actually happened to these guys. And it worked.
At the end of the day, the way I see it is, just do what you want. When you're ready to spend the rest of your life with your significant other, and the other person feels the same way, there's no reason either person can't propose.
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