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National Proposal Day: Why do we get down on one knee when we propose?
WHEN you think about it, it's pretty weird isn't it? The emotional moment a man asks a woman to be with him for the rest of his life, why does he get down on one knee? It's one of those traditions we've grown accustomed to being 'the norm', but where does this 'ring'-marole stem from? On that latter point, it's important to point out that women can propose Brigid, an Irish nun, asked St. Patrick on that day back in the fifth century. As for the getting down on one knee thing, in truth the origin of the tradition is not known for sure.
Why do men get down on one knee to propose??
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. It does beg the question though, why do men get down on one knee? Why is it almost always a diamond ring? When did the concept of a proposal begin?
A marriage proposal is an event where one person in a relationship asks for the other's hand in marriage. It often has a ritual quality. In some Western cultures it is traditional for the man to make a proposal to the woman directly while genuflecting in front of her. The ritual often involves the formal asking of the question "Will you marry me,? It may include him putting the ring on her finger.