A Buzzfeed article I read the other day reminded me of a debate topic from last summer that I meant to blog about it back then, but now’s as good a time as any.
Last summer, my boss/coworker/friend sent me a video of a really cringy Pokémon themed wedding because we enjoy laughing at cringy videos and we both like Pokémon. You can watch it here, but be warned, it’s ridiculously cringy. The next day at work, we were discussing it and we mentioned the proposal at the end, raising the ever important question that seriously forced us to stop working for a few minutes while we and our two other coworkers heavily debated:
Are proposals at a wedding ever okay?
I think yes. I said that as long as the bride and groom knew in advance and were comfortable with the plans and it was a close friend or something, then it was totally okay. As long as it’s done right, that is. Not like the story from the Buzzfeed article where the groom’s best friend unexpectedly proposed during the ceremony. I’m not okay with ceremony proposals. Ever. That was just rude and dumb. But during the reception with permission is a-okay. Do I think weddings are a great place to propose or do I want to get proposed to at a wedding? No. But overall, I do not have a problem with wedding proposals.
I was alone in this. Everyone else at work disagreed and thought that proposing at someone else’s wedding, even if the bride and groom were on board, was tacky and weird and should never happen.
And while I understood this to some degree, my coworkers were all so fiercely opposed to it, so I started asking other people. My mom said she was okay with it, but a few of my friends were not. And now I ask you, would you be okay with it?
While I’d love you to explain your position on the matter in a comment, I also have a poll.
That’s all for now!