Excerpts – CHAPTER 3: Handling the Proposal (the real thing, not the Sandra Bullock movie)

ADVICE FEATURED IN AN EXCLUSIVE SIRIUS XM RADIO INTERVIEW

The truest statement in the history of relationships regarding whether you should propose or not is also the most vague: “When you know, you know.”

Guys in great relationships or happy marriages know exactly what it means. It means: “I can’t explain it; I just know that when I look at my wife, she’s the only one for me and I want to share my life with her.”

For other guys, the “when you know, you know” phrase translates roughly to: “It’s a crapshoot, pal. You’re on your own with the whole ‘knowing’ thing.” Which leads this second group of guys to ask: “Know what? What the hell am I supposed to know?”

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