Results for - Engagement Season

1,724 voters participated in this survey

1. The wedding industry has dubbed the time between US Thanksgiving and Valentines Day as "Engagement Season" with reports that 33% of all engagements take place between Thansgiving and New Years (according to WeddingWire). Are you familiar with this term/statistic?

Yes
16%
270 votes
No
72%
1,237 votes
Not Applicable
13%
217 votes

2. There are many theories as to why this is the most popular time of year for people to pop the question. Which do you think is the most likely?

The season's happy, cozy, and twinkly atmosphere prompts acts of romance and love
34%
584 votes
Friends and family are already gathered, and the proposer wants to include them in the moment
18%
311 votes
Christmas or end-of-year bonuses make it easier to pay for a ring
5%
88 votes
Ring can serve as Christmas gift - two birds with one stone (literally)
11%
188 votes
N/A
31%
533 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
20 votes

3. If you are married or engaged, did the proposal happen during engagement season?

Yes - Between US Thanksgiving and New Years
10%
181 votes
Yes - Between New Years and Valentines Day
7%
129 votes
No - Some other time of the year
37%
635 votes
N/A
45%
779 votes

4. If you are not married/engaged, would you want an "engagement season" proposal?

Yes - I think holiday proposals are romantic
10%
169 votes
Yes - I want my family and friends to be there
5%
86 votes
No - I think they are tacky and overdone
8%
134 votes
No - I don't want to be engaged/married
8%
133 votes
Indifferent - I don't care when they propose, as long as there is a proposal!
17%
292 votes
N/A
55%
956 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
11 votes

5. Finally, how do you feel about holiday/Christmas proposals?

Love them
23%
403 votes
Hate them
8%
136 votes
Indifferent
44%
763 votes
N/A
24%
422 votes
12/07/2015 Love & Relationships 1724 22 By: janna1662

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