New Delhi: Before Valentine’s Day on February 14, the weeklong celebration of love known as Valentine’s Week is rapidly approaching. Each day of the week is devoted to showing love, devotion, and gratitude for one’s beloved or partner in a unique manner.
On the second day of Valentine’s Week, there is Propose Day. On February 8th, throughout Valentine’s Week, couples all around the globe celebrate Propose Day by inviting one another to embark on a journey of romantic possibilities. On this day, many couples take their relationship to the next level by proposing to one another, whether it’s romantically or otherwise.
What is the History Behind the Celebration?
Over the years, February 8th has been known as Propose Day. This day is all about showing your love for someone, and it’s part of Valentine’s Week. Though its exact beginnings are shrouded in mystery, history has it that the day was christened “Mary of Burgundy’s engagement” in 1477, when the Austrian Archduke Maximilian was believed to have proposed to the princess with a dazzling diamond ring.
Since then, it has been customary to celebrate Propose Day during Valentine’s Week. Lovebirds across the globe have taken to this special day to propose and share their emotions.
Significance of this Day
Those who are romantically involved have a unique sense of meaning on Propose Day. For many couples, this is a watershed moment in their relationship, a time to celebrate their love and dedication to one another. For many, particularly younger generations, Propose Day is the ideal time to tell that special someone how you feel about them, even if it’s been a hidden crush all along.
Celebrating Propose Day has grown in popularity, and many people now arrange surprises, trips, and presents to honour their love on this day. Both partners are kept on the edge of their seats by the double thrills of proposing and waiting for a yes. As a prelude to Valentine’s Day, Propose Day encourages love and strengthens relationships.
Make plans for a romantic outing and tell the person you love how you feel about them; tell them you want to spend the rest of your life with them.