Anxiously awaiting a proposal and wondering when they're going to pop the question? We’ve been there, which is why we know there is a delicate balance between dropping hints about your dream proposal (subtly), and flooding your partner's inbox with links to flash mobs, your college friend's ring selfie, and viral engagements. TBH, there’s nothing less romantic than demanding a diamond alongside 200 red roses in a private yacht.
We get it: You want to tell your significant other how you feel, but also not force the life-changing moment. But this is a conversation you definitely should have. Deciding to get engaged is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make in your life, and both partners in the relationship should have agency in making it. To get on the same page and take another step toward marriage, here are 11 ways you can drop hints about your dream proposal.