Monday, June 5, 2017
He Should Stay on His Knees
Since I was a teenager, I wondered why a man would get down on his knees to ask a woman to marry him? From Day One I thought it was weird and not necessary. However, for many, it is thought of as enthralling. Some women look forward to the day when a prince charming would kneel before her with ring in hand and ask her to marry him. Forty-two years ago, I did not get on my knees and I had no engagement ring, and we are still in love.
IS IT NECESSARY?
Is it important for a husband-to-be to get down on his knees with the expected or unexpected proposal with a ring in his hands? Absolutely not. It is only a tradition. This tradition has nothing to do with the quality of the relationship before or after marriage. In fact, I’ve noticed over my forty-three years of professional life, that many men, standing before their bride-to-be with ring in hand, were egotistical. It was only a show that made his heart swell with pride. Even the “tears of joy” by the future surprised bride could not prevent the “tears of misery” in the marriage. Read more >>