Study reveals the keys to a perfect marriage proposal
0 Have your say The average woman expects her wedding proposal to take place at a landmark in her home city with a dazzling ring costing £1,013, according to new research.
Mr Right should drop down on one knee in a private setting after 25 months of dating, but shouldn’t worry about asking for parental permission first, the poll found.
However, fellas should not take the bold step of buying the ring first as three quarters of women would like to choose their own diamond.
Craig Bolton, Executive Director from luxury British jeweller Mappin & Webb which commissioned the study of 2,000... read more
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