Want to stun your friends and, more importantly, your fiancé? Here, quirky facts about all things related to the big engagement.

You're engaged! What could be more exciting than your beloved getting down on one knee, pronouncing his undying love, asking you to spend the rest of your life with him as his wife and presenting you with a gorgeous engagement ring? Not a whole lot. As you spend the next few weeks, months, or years (depending on your timeline) planning your dream wedding, you will spend a lot of your time choosing a gorgeous wedding dress, picking pretty flower bouquets and other floral arrangements, asking friends to be your bridesmaids and groomsmen, selecting a jaw-dropping wedding ceremony and reception venue, picking your first dance song, figuring out how to take the perfect wedding day photos, and more! All of that, in addition to showing off your ring, sounds like a lot of work! Engagement and wedding talk may dominate your conversations for much of the near future, so why not mix it up and chat about little-known engagement facts instead? We love learning about when and where people get engaged most frequently, the average length of an engagement, who brides-to-be call first after saying yes, and whether or not men would consider wearing an engagement ring, so we gathered facts like these and more for you to share. They're interesting and they might even help you make some planning decisions! We can't promise it will completely take your mind off of every little detail, but it can put everything in perspective.

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