Popping the question is an undeniably nerve-racking experience. What if you stumble all over your words? What if your overly proposal goes off with a lot of hitches?
What if she or he -- gasp! Unfortunately, that's a reality for some.
An Ask Reddit thread popped up Thursday detailing some of the cringiest failed proposals stories we've ever read. Check out 11 of them below:. I paid all the bills, paid off his debt, kept the apartment clean, lost 30 pounds and then he cheated on me so I broke up with him. We met up for dinner one night to end everything on good terms and that's when he proposed. I flat out said no.
His reaction was to cry and sing me Bruno Mars songs. I'm sure he hates Bruno Mars now.
Oh, I forgot to mention he also pulled a Seth Rogen and proposed with an empty box. I was 18, but thankfully not an idiot. I was a sophomore in college. I came home one day and he had convinced my roommate to let him in and I found him in my room, the space covered with paper hearts he cut out, him kneeling on the floor with roses in one hand and a Worst failed marriage proposals in the other. I handled it badly in that I pretended I didn't see any of it and said 'Oh hi!
Didn't know you were coming over! Be right back, I need to use the bathroom' and then called my roommate from said bathroom to tell her since she let him in, she can kick him out.
I haven't spoke to him since. It was so awkward, my brother had just taken a shower and was walking passed us in a towel.
He then stopped and sat on the bottom stair to watch the awkwardness ensue. He called and told me he needed to talk to me, so I told him to come over. We sat in his truck and he cried and begged me to marry him. I said no and left him crying. A month later he messaged me to tell me he was going to be a dad. He had knocked her up before we even broken up.
It had been one of those times where I was curled up in the fetal position crying all day wishing for sleep or death. After I had finally, finally gotten to sleep my ex wakes me up and does the worst proposal ever.
Just shoved me awake and apathetically mumbled it, mentioned some copper ring he had. My response was a less nice version of, 'Are you serious? You couldn't have waited? She's an independent person with a good career, her own car and apartment.
She was dating this man who she found out thought that women
Worst failed marriage proposals not have jobs other than cleaning the house and taking care of the children.