History of the Proposal; Why a Kneeling Man with a Diamond Ring Became the Tradition

Now that it’s the month of love, it’s the ideal time to take a look at the many ways in which our society celebrates the iconic emotion. Fewer gestures excite romance and dreams than a proposal. In modern society, proposals have been erupting into grander and grander affairs every year. Or, perhaps there has always been exciting proposals, but today we get to see them more often on social media.