Holiday Engagements: Tacky or Romantic?
You loved this article on popping the question on a holiday, but is a holiday engagement the way to go?
Well, Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but you may have some pals whose Valentine’s Day engagement bling keeps them rehashing the events of the holiday days later.
Of course, an engagement at any time of year is great news, but here’s my dilemma: isn’t it a bit of a cop-out to give a ring on a holiday? As if the guy said to himself, “I have no idea what to get her… I know! We’ll get married!”
To me, combining holidays is a no-no. I don’t want to be celebrating our love every year on the same day I celebrate my love for green beer, turkey and stuffing, or mistletoe – these are separate celebrations deserving separate days in my eyes.
But, others like holiday proposals for their timing, their essence of surprise, or how they bring the whole family together at once (so they can all be witnesses, of course). These are understandable points, but we need a final verdict people!
So, let’s hear both sides and then make a final decision: are holiday engagements tacky or romantic?
Those in favor of holiday engagements say…