Real couples share their stories of how they got engaged

Sarah and Jared

Location: Gatlinburg, TN

"On Valentine’s Day, Jared gave me a locket he designed himself. A few months later we were on a hike when Jared told me he wanted to show me something about the necklace he hadn't before. He took the necklace off and popped out the stone. On the inside was a piece of paper that said in French, ‘I will love you all my life.’ Then he told me to move the paper, and under that, engraved on the bottom of the locket in Jared's handwriting, it said, ‘Will you marry me?’ I had been wearing my own proposal for three months without a clue!" —Sarah