On the other hand, if you feel ready to get engaged and he is showing signs of readiness, you can certainly be encouraging and let him know the feelings are mutual.
Take our Style Quiz and we'll pull together a custom wedding vision and vendors to match, just for you.It is certainly okay to tell him that you love him and hope he sees himself in your future. Even if you are feeling frustrated by the seemingly snaillike pace of your boyfriend as he ponders marriage, pushing is unlikely to get you engaged.Often men respond to pressure by trying to escape the relationship.They go from having dates, to actually spending their lives together.Once this happens, it is natural to consider the bond of marriage. While some people are sure they have found their life partners after only a few dates, others take much longer to commit."They got to experience what it's like to live with each other or spend a lot of time with each other, go through some life cycle issues, like the loss of a family member or the loss of a friendship, or going to a wedding or funeral and really getting to see each other in a lot of different contexts and feel like it's a good match. You want to have some problems emerge and see how you deal with problems together.