Whether you’ve been with your significant other for a short period of time or for what seems like forever, you think you have finally found the one who you’d want to spend the rest of your life with. But when is the right time to propose? Are you ready to pop the question?
Marriage entails a new chapter of your life with your partner and hence, it is only right to consider this decision carefully. While some might rely on their gut feeling to know that they’re ready, there are other signs that might indicate the time is right for a proposal. Let’s explore these points below to see if you are ready for the next step!
1. Your finances are in order
Are you in a stable job with growth and stability? Think about whether you can support yourself, possibly your partner and a future family (if you both have plans for that). Next is to have a conversation about your ideas on money, spending habits and savings to prepare you for any unforeseen fiscal hurdles.
Being on the same page financially is crucial to any relationship. Whether you are ready to splurge in a high-maintenance manner or live thriftily is detrimental to how things would affect your relationship. This is because conflicting views on budget and finance can get in the way of any perfect relationship.
2. Your family is supportive
For the most part, marrying your partner also means you will be a new member of each other’s family. What are their thoughts on your relationship, or your partner?
No family is perfect, but it is always good to keep an open mind and consider opinions from family members – especially when it comes to a new and budding relationship.
You will also have the responsibility of taking care of your in-laws after marriage. Will you be staying with them? If not, how often will you visit them? It is important to get the approval and blessings of your parents and in-laws to ensure that the marriage remains smooth-sailing for the future ahead.
3. You have found your forever person
In marriage, you are gaining a life-long companion – someone who will accompany you in the many ups and downs until ‘death do us part’. You and your significant other should feel safe and secure in each other and the relationship, as well as the future that you are building towards.
Compatible partners always encourage each other, and want to hear each other’s opinions. With your partner, you can always feel there is understanding, love, compassion, and belonging. There is a special level of comfort you get from being with your forever person. If these green flags already exist, it’s a good sign!
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4. You’ve had the difficult conversation
The happiest and healthiest of relationships thrive off of communication – so the both of you need to be willing to discuss issues with an open mind and heart. Many aspects of your lives will change once you are married. For instance, does your partner want kids? Do you want to stay near your parents or relocate abroad?
Addressing these tough questions early allows you to see where you both stand on the subject, and prevents unexpected disagreements in the future from taking place. This will also give you a good idea of how you will handle compromise as a couple. You may need to have these conversations from time to time, just to ensure the both of you are on the right path.
5. You are in for the long haul
Some might say the key to a lasting marriage is about finding the middle ground – and this rings true as you will need to consider each other’s opinions for almost every decision in your relationship.
Marriage is a big commitment, and conflicts are bound to exist in any relationship. Suffice to say, sacrifice and compromise are crucial qualities to have. If you think you can do this for the long haul, then you are on the right track.
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Every couple is on a different timeline, so make sure you and your partner are on the same page about your future together – and everything else in your life is also falling in line with your plans. Then, when the time is right, you will also need to spend some time to find the ideal ring to propose.
At SK Jewellery, we offer a wide range of wedding bands and engagement rings in Singapore at affordable prices. Explore our Star Carat collection where you can find IGI-certified lab grown diamonds at a fraction of the price of mined diamonds. This means a bigger carat with more savings!
Book an appointment at our showrooms and let our expert consultants help find the ideal ring for your proposal! Celebrate your life’s precious moments with SK Jewellery.