The best ways to tell if he's going to propose

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The best ways to tell if he's going to propose
Proposing marriage is a difficult event for anyone. (Jupiterimages/Polka Dot/Getty Images)

Getting married is one of the most substantial events in any person's life. Some people will wait months or even years for their partners to propose. In order to determine if such an event is in your near future, you may wish to pay attention to small details and the people around you. If you learn what details and factors to look for, you may be able to figure out if your partner is going to propose.


Study your partner's demeanour. Look for changes in attitude or new, odd behaviours. According to the website lifescript, "One of the biggest signs that he is going to propose is a change in his general attitude." Most men become nervous before asking, so look for signs of unwarranted stress and drastic changes in behaviour or habits.


Pay attention to his friends and family. Most guys tell their best friend or a close family member before proposing. Look for changes in their attitudes and overall response toward you. Mothers are a great source of information. Note friendly overtures or unexpected acts of kindness. If there was friction in your relationship that has seemingly resolved itself, be on the lookout.

The best ways to tell if he's going to propose
Men usually confide in their best friends. (Jupiterimages/Comstock/Getty Images)


Guys like to set the mood for the moment so look for drastic changes in his or your weekly schedules. A weekend getaway or fancy dinner may be the perfect atmosphere to propose. Watch for requests to go the restaurant where you met or some other special place. According to Cosmopolitan magazine, "He's pulling out all the stops to make sure that when the time comes, you say yes." Revisiting sentimental locations inspires romantic memories and helps recreate that initial spark.


Changes in his monetary habits are good indicators of a coming proposal. According to the SheKnows website, "If you notice that your guy is watching his dollars more carefully and going out with the guys less or generally being more frugal about his spending, something is up." Guys like to buy the best engagement rings they can afford. Keep your eyes open for any drastic changes in his banking habits.

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