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He said Yes! What happens when the woman proposes
He said Yes! What happens when the woman proposes

On Oct. 15, 1839, Queen Victoria summoned her cousin, Prince Albert, to a private room. According to her diaries, after talking for a few minutes, she revealed the purpose behind the meeting: She proposed marriage. As the queen of England, custom and convention dictated that Victoria had to do the proposing, not the other way around. In modern-day America, couples are not formally constrained by any such rules. But the wedding proposal process is still tightly wound with symbolism, and stories of women proposing to men are still as exciting — and unusual — as they were in Victorian England. After about a year and a half of dating, Mount Washington resident Catherine Yard knew...

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