These are the things a woman thinks of when you propose to them publicly – and they want to say no

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Public proposals can go pear-shaped, and it's not just the proposer who has to live with the repercussions of rejection, according to relationship expert and clinical psychologist Dr Thabiso Dinale.
Public proposals can go pear-shaped, and it's not just the proposer who has to live with the repercussions of rejection, according to relationship expert and clinical psychologist Dr Thabiso Dinale.
Dean Mitchell

Imagine yourself being led by your partner, blindfolded – millions across the world watching – as he walks you into a deathly silent place.

You can't hear a sound because you're wearing noise-cancelling headphones. You don't have the slightest clue what's going on, where you are or that there are so many spectators, all with their eyes fixed on you.

Then, suddenly, the blind comes off and your partner is on one knee and the two of you are on stage.

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