This Is The Most Popular Month To Get Engaged

Have you noticed that there are certain times of the year when the people around you are rapidly getting engaged, while there are other times when it's just totally silent? There is a reason for that. There is a popular month to get engaged! According to Real Simple and The Knot, December is when people most often decide to pop the question. What's more, this is not a phenomenon that's exclusive to the United States. According to The Knot, December is the most popular month to get engaged all around the world. 

Hot chocolates, Hallmark Christmas movies, warm Christmas lights and trees, a friendly fire, and your significant other? Add all of that together, and you're summing up to the perfect time for an engagement. Doesn't that wrap the entire year up? Plus, it isn't that surprising that December 25th is the most popular day to engage, and the 24th is runner-up.

December is the best month to get engaged

There is a reason December is the biggest month to get engaged. It's the coziest and the prettiest time of the year. Depending on where you live, there could be snow, and if there isn't, then the holiday spirit is all you need. According to Real Simple, as many as 40 percent of would-be proposers start planning up to three months before the big question, which means they are very much aware (and taking advantage of) the festive spirit of the holidays.

Another thing they are right about: There are so many perks to getting engaged in December. Getting engaged around the time you celebrate with family (or on the day of) means there is much more to celebrate than opening presents, feeling the holiday spirit, and eating Christmas dinner. On top of that, New Year's Eve is a week after Christmas, and there's a lot to toast about. Now, who doesn't want to get engaged and then be toasted on New Year's?