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Thinking of proposing to that special someone?If you were already anxious about getting down on one knee and popping the question, the results of a big market research report from wedding website TheKnot.com will have you shaking in your shoes.
The company surveyed 10,000 recent brides and brides-to-be, as well as 1,000 recently engaged men, about everything from the proposal to the wedding bands.
Their reactions may surprise you.
We were somewhat dismayed, for example, to read that less than half of all brides got exactly the engagement ring they wanted.
If you ever wanted to know if it’s still de rigueur to ask a woman’s father for her hand in marriage, or what other people spend on wedding bands, then read on.
Nearly all brides loved their engagement rings, but less than half said it was exactly what they hoped for
Some brides were involved in ring buying, some weren't. About 10% were present when the ring was purchased
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