How Long Should You Wait for Him to Propose?

How long is too long to wait for a ring?

Today on Digital Romance TV, Mike and Nora talk about the right amount of time to wait for a man to propose and how to tell whether you should stick around or not.

Watch as they discuss:

1. The importance of communicating what you want to your man.
2. When to wait it out and when to move on.
3. What to do when a man says he doesn’t want to get married.

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Michael Fiore

About Michael Fiore

Blunt, funny and always honest, Michael Fiore is an internationally known expert on how to have great relationships in the modern world. In 2011, Michael appeared on “The Rachael Ray” show with his popular “Text The Romance Back Program” (Rachael said he gave her “chills”). Since then Michael has given women X-Ray vision into men’s minds with his “The Secret Survey: What Men Desperately Want You To Know But Will Never Tell You” program, taught thousands how to get their ex’s back with “Text Your Ex Back” and became an Amazon Best Selling Author with his short (but powerful) “Make Him Beg to Be Your Boyfriend” Michael lives in Seattle, WA with his (amazing) wife and is currently hard at work on his next shocking, straightforward and really, really useful program.
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  1. Lirium says:

    If a man does not propose you, stop waiting for him and propose him yourself. I did it to my husband (a boyfriend at that time), he was stunned and surprised, he thought it over and he said “yes”. Now we are happily married. That’s it.

    • Mitze says:

      Very confrontational, but I think I would do that as well. Most of the men say no, when you ask them. I know now exactly what most men, that I am in contact with what they are thinking.

  2. Joanna says:

    I said yes when my now husband “asked me to marry him”. Three years later!! It was the biggest mistake I’ve ever made!
    I never so much as mentioned the word marriage, because I know that as soon as you say it it’s ruined, you will never know if he ever wanted to marry you, or would have asked. I was shocked when he didn’t ask on our one-year anniversary, and told myself I’d give it one more year. Throughout that year I told him all the time that something was wrong, and something was missing, and left several times. I told him I was old-fashioned, told him I felt terrible because she (his ex) was his wife and I was his girlfriend. He still didn’t ask.
    I told him I was going to leave again he freaked out – broke up with me for months, slept with another woman. Finally, he asked me if I wanted to get married, casually, in a cafe one afternoon when we’d started seeing each other again. He claims he always thought I would say no, and that I was always leaving, which is why he didn’t ask. But I was leaving because he didn’t ask.
    Then he “proposed” in an on one knee thing, with a ring, I said yes and we were married, but I felt like it was a joke. I had to rush to plan a wedding, and we did it privately and invited no one because I felt like it was ridiculous to invite people if you have to wait that long. It was so hard to get excited about what should have been one of the happiest days of my life. Now we’ve been married just seven months and I want nothing more than to leave. I feel so stupid – everybody knows we were together that long, everybody knows that he never asked for that long. I feel like a failed myself and didn’t love myself enough to want more.
    Women – if a man waits too long for you, leave him. Don’t tell him why just leave. And never, ever, stoop so low as to say the word marriage to him, or ask if it’s something he is interested in. It is not a woman’s place, it is a man’s. If you accept after waiting and feeling bad about yourself and the relationship , it will carry over into your marriage and the rest of your life. You’ll always feel unwanted.
    Take it from me – if it takes three years to get married, you should not be getting married

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