Our Advice: A not-so-positive reaction to your good news is a reflection of that person (not you). If you agree with the advice, take it; if not, thank them and move on with your plans.
Whether you've seen dozens of and don't feel bad about sitting through and enjoying a TLC wedding special or two.
But after the shock wears off, the next natural step is to start working out wedding plans. ) to get started early—just be sensitive to each other.
This is a period of intense emotional involvement, and during this time most women (and some men) need some personal space to process what they are feeling.
The two of you have seen each other every day, and you have not been able to allow your emotions to settle down, and it is very natural for you to experience doubt and feelings of uneasiness.
Also, I don't know if I ever really was so obsessed with him, even though I chose him because I thought he was great for life.
(But what if that is a mistake and he really is not for me? It seems to us that you were exactly right when you said, "I feel like I need a break from him." In reality, what you need is time for yourself, by yourself.
Whatever fantasy proposal you had dreamed up (at the most romantic place in the world, wearing the most perfect dress, with the best hair, nails and complexion you've ever had) may not happen in reality. You have this amazing new piece of jewelry on your finger.
Our Advice: Your proposal story—whether it happened on the couch in your pajamas with no makeup on or in the middle of the Caribbean in a hot bikini—is more important (and special) than that fantasy proposal you might have had in your head. That alone, plus the once-in-a-lifetime significance of the symbol, is enough to make you want to stare compulsively at your ring finger.
I just got engaged two weeks ago and since then I have a very nervous feeling inside my stomach.
My fiance and I are both in our 20s and we dated for close to a year.
If you're not required to through your church or temple, consider signing up for prewedding counseling, where you'll be led through the process by a pro.