Proposal Day!® on the days of the Equinox
The Autumnal Equinox Proposal Day!® Holiday was on Monday, September 22nd, 2014.
The upcoming 2015 Vernal Equinox Proposal Day!® Holiday will be on Friday, March 20th, 2015.
The biannual "Proposal Day!® Holiday provides each eligible single the chance to let the one they love & hope to marry know how they feel by declaring their candidacy as a potential spouse! An excellent way to approach the one you love and want to marry is to simply go ahead and follow the example already set by over one dozen candidates for the American Presidential election of 2016: Declare your candidacy for the position you want! By declaring your candidacy for the position of fiancé or fiancée to the one you love most, you are not only making clear your desire to marry them, but also that you are confident that the two of you have what it takes to build a successful marriage and that you'd both be happy together.
In my advice book for eligible singles, "Single and Seeking Marriage", I explain why I believe each single has eleven thousand true loves worldwide. Any of these eleven thousand would be an excellent spouse for you. Your depth of success in marriage will depend upon your choosing one of your eleven thousand true loves as the person you decide to marry.
It's virtually certain that you'll soon learn if the one you wish to marry views you as an acceptable candidate or not by his or her reaction to your card announcing your declaration of candidacy and to your ongoing campaign efforts. Plan on campaigning for a few weeks. A high level of enthusiasm shown by the one you love for the idea of becoming your spouse will generate momentum that is quite likely to lead to a marriage proposal and to you and your true love becoming formally engaged to be married. An absence of enthusiasm shown by the one you love or resistance expressed to the idea of the two of you deepening your relationship means you are trying to become closer and more intimate with someone other than one of your eleven thousand true loves. It'd be a mistake for you to continue trying to marry someone not meant for you, and your campaigning must cease immediately!
In this way, the Holiday presents an opportunity to raise the subject of marriage proposals in a light-hearted and non-threating manner, and it's a gentle way to get a glimpse of how the one you love might feel about a marriage proposal that'll lead to the two of you becoming engaged to be married!
Just as a marriage proposal can be made on any day of the year, the Proposal Day!® Declaration of Candidacy greeting card can be sent to your true love on any day throughout the year to declare your candidacy for their hand in marriage. The Candidacy Card should never be sent to anyone you wouldn't be very happy to see thrilled at the idea of becoming your future spouse. Remember....Only give this card to the person who it's your heart's desire to marry. Don't send the Candidacy Card unless you are quite certain that you would accept their proposal of marriage if they were to propose to you as a result of receiving your card.
Sending a Proposal Day!® Candidacy Card isn't making a proposal of marriage, but it is an excellent way to let the one you love and hope to marry know that you're marriage-minded and that you consider them as among the most eligible singles in the whole world...they'll get the message, and understand that you're declaring yourself as a current candidate for their hand in marriage and that you're available and willing for them to approach you with a proposal of marriage.
Here's what can happen when an eligible single has fallen in love and begins to think about marriage.... He or she knows who it is they want to marry "someday", and hopes that the one they love feels the same way about them. What they wonder is if they are looked at as a real friend and potential spouse, or merely as someone who's fun to date, but not considered suitable for marriage? They hope that it's possible the one they love is already seriously considering them as a potential spouse. And, if so, then how best to find it out?
This stall speed "mutual reticence" can easily continue when neither in the relationship makes it clear to the other that they want to be considered as a candidate for marriage. If both in the relationship show reluctance to make their true feelings known, then this kind of "standoff" can go on and on for months or years.... and, to quote Albert Einstein, nothing will happen until something moves!
Sending a Proposal Day!® Declaration of Candidacy card to your true love is a decisive act that is designed to generate real motion in your relationship; either excitement and interest in the possibility of marriage to you, or a distinct lack of enthusiasm for the idea of marrying you that makes you understand that the two of you might always remain friends, but it's most unlikely that you'll ever marry each other. The Holiday card helps to make the upcoming fork in the road ahead in the relationship clear. Will the couple's relationship be based in future years on marriage or remain one of mutual friendship and mutual respect?
This Holiday is particularly effective in assisting those in long term multi-year relationships who've been drifting along over the years without moving towards a specific commitment such as 'engaged to be married'. By opening the door on a delicate subject and generating an opportunity for an honest discussion about their future together, the Holiday provides opportunities to discuss the path ahead. Some couples will sense that they'll be making their wedding plans soon, while others will come to an understanding that their existing relationship is comfortable, but it's also unlikely to ever lead to anything serious. By acting as a catalyst, the Proposal Day!® Holiday and the Proposal Day!® Candidacy Card helps the single who is seeking marriage in the relationship avoid unknowingly spending years more searching for a ring within a relationship that does not present that opportunity now and is unlikely to present it in future years.
Singles seeking marriage can use what they've learned from discussing the Holiday with their true love to actually pop the big question at any time during the year. The Proposal Day® Holiday and the Proposal Day® Declaration of Candidacy cards are able to help many singles overcome their hesitation and generate focused positive momentum in moving forward with their lives by declaring their candidacy for marriage and their status as a potential spouse to their true love, and to finally make a firm decision to either: Propose Marriage or to Accept a Marriage Proposal.
Singles who are looking for a special day for their marriage proposal are encouraged to propose to their true love on either the first day of Spring or the first day of Autumn --- the day of the Vernal Equinox or the Autumnal Equinox, as these are the two days in the year where day and night are of equal length wolrldwide, symbolizing the equaility of the two who comprise the successful marriage. Although few of those who discuss this topic will choose to propose on the Proposal Day!® Holiday itself...still, what's a nice marriage proposal if the exact timing, manner, and method doesn't remain a pleasant mystery? Any day that is special to you, or a day that is special to the one you love, or a day that is meaningful to you both as a couple, will be a truly fine day for your marriage proposal.
Only those age eighteen or older can be included on the list of "Most Eligible Singles". Those you nominate to be among the "Most Eligible" should not be married or known to be formally engaged to be married. And, although I appreciate the sincere interest in the Holiday among young teenagers, this Holiday is meant for those who are legally old enough to marry in the jurisdiction in which they live. The Holiday must not be used to propose marriage or declare your candidacy for marriage to a person you are legally unable to marry due to state and/or federal laws or the laws of the country of which you are a citizen or subject. When in doubt over any possible legal issue involving your marriage proposal or your declaration of candidacy for marriage to a true love, it's an excellent idea to seek advice from a qualified legal professional well before declaring your candidacy or making a marriage proposal.
My announcement of the winners of the title of "Most Eligible Single in the World" on the Equinoxes represents my best opinion on this subject, based upon personal research on the topic and your input. As in any subjective matter, your opinion will very likely differ from my own. In fact, radio DJ listener surveys on the Proposal Day!® Holiday prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that each radio station audience has their own ideas of who should be named as the most eligible bachelor and bachelorette on each Equinox!
The twice-yearly Proposal Day!® Holiday generates discussion among eligible singles worldwide on the broad topic of marriage proposals. And, every now and then, a radio DJ or the host or hostess of a television show celebrating the Proposal Day!® Holiday will actually have the opportunity to have an on-the-air Marriage Proposal made during their show!
Here's one example of how to use the Proposal Day!® Declaration of Candidacy Greeting Card concept to move forward in your journey from "single" to "engaged to be married to your true love":
Those who enjoy arts & crafts can easily create their own greeting card for the upcoming Proposal Day!® 2015 Vernal Equinox Holiday for their own personal use, but not for commercial use, sale, or resale. Your card will work well in letting your true love know your marriage-minded intentions! Those who craft such a Proposal Day!® Candidacy Card themselves for their own personal use are requested to make a donation to your local animal shelter as symbolic and representative of the better life you are attempting to create for yourself and your true love. Imagine what a blessing your dollars will be for the dogs, cats, and other helpless creatures in the shelter who are seeking new forever homes, as well as for those who go to the shelter searching for the right pet to adopt into their family. In this way, the family formation that results from a successful marriage proposal is foreshadowed by your contributing to the health and welfare and a better life ahead for these pets who depend almost entirely upon the kindness of men and women of good will such as yourself, as they are awaiting homes where they will become loved members of families themselves!
On the cover of your card, write something similar to "Wishing you a pleasantly memorable upcoming Proposal Day!® Holiday!" Then, further down the card: "Here's my list of the most eligible singles in the world:" On the inside of your card at the top, list your true love's name at #1 with your name immediately underneath your true love's name (both in the #1 position). Then, list the names of those you consider to be the most eligible male and female celebrity in the #2 position, followed by your choices for the two back-ups at #3. You'll find eligible single candidates among the world's celebrities: Royalty, elite actors, actresses, musicians, singers, athletes, and other newsworthy and noteworthy individuals. If you have trouble making such a list, then feel free to use those four recently announced at this site as your most eligible celebrity singles. Few men or women will feel threatened or slighted by being included in such a listing of prominent world-famous singles. Finally, at the bottom of the list write something similar to "I declare my candidacy to you for your hand in marriage as an eligible single worthy of your consideration."
Your "four most eligible celebrity singles" included on the same card with your two names listed gets the conversational ball rolling forward....and your declaration of candidacy shows the incredible depth of your commitment to your true love.
The Proposal Day!® Candidacy Card is meant to lead to an understanding between you and your true love of your future together. You've indicated by sending your card that you consider your true love to be the most eligible single for you and is who you most hope to marry. You offer yourself as a candidate for marriage to the one you love by making your declaration of candidacy. And because of your having taken this decisive move forward in your relationship with the one you love, you'll have a response that will give you an idea of where you stand.
You've made it crystal clear that you want to have a future with your true love as a married couple. Because of your putting yourself on the line, you'll soon learn if the one you love is your true love who shares your deepest desires. The Proposal Day!® Candidacy Card has assisted in your arrival as a couple at the gateway to the fork in the road of your relationship. If your true love shares your desire to create a home together as your spouse, then your relationship will easily move forward to your engagement and your marriage.
Most Eligible Singles on the Monday Autumnal Equinox Holiday
The Most Eligible Singles for Autumn & Winter of 2014/2015 are:
Prince Harry from the United Kingdom
and Emma Watson from the United Kingdom.
Who are the most eligible celebrity singles in the world on the day of the fall Autumnal Equinox in September 2014?
The creator of the Proposal Day!® Holiday, John Michael O'Loughlin, announces his opinion every Equinox, based upon research and your input, seeking the answer to the question: "Who are the two most eligible bachelors and the two most eligible bachelorettes in the world today"?
For the Autumnal Equinox of 2014, it is John Michael's opinion that those who should carry the title of "Most Eligible Singles in the World" are:
Most Eligible Bachelor on the Autumnal Equinox of 2014: Prince Harry is the most eligible man in the world in September of 2014. There has been virtually unanimous agreement that Prince Harry has been at or near the top of everyone's list of most eligible men since his brother Prince William, the future King of Great Britain, wed Kate Middleton.
Serving as back-up for the title of "Most Eligible Man" in case His Majesty should become engaged before the Vernal Equinox of 2015 is Spain's tennis legend Rafael Nadal, one of the three greatest tennis players in the history of the game.
John Michael's opinion is that the Most Eligible Woman in the World on the Autumnal Equinox of 2014 is British actress Emma Watson, all grown up now from her days portraying Hermione Granger on the set of the "Harry Potter" series.
Jennifer Lawrence / Emma Watson
Backing up Miss Watson for the Autumn & Winter title of "Most Eligible Woman" is American Oscar-winning actress and star of The Hunger Games, Jennifer Lawrence.
It's easy to make your choices known for the upcoming March 20th Vernal Equinox Holiday of 2015. Winners of the Title of "Most Eligible Man in the World" and "Most Eligible Woman in the World" and their back-ups will be posted several days before the Vernal Equinox Holiday to this website. To vote for your favorites, please send a post card or letter with your Title Winners and Back-up choices for the most eligible bachelor and bachelorette to John Michael at the Colleyville, Texas address below.
There will be over one million marriage proposals and declarations of candidacy made in America during 2014 & more than ten million proposals of marriage and candidacy declarations made worldwide. Will yours be among them, or will you wait until 2015, 2016...2017.....or later?
In my advice book, "Single and Seeking Marriage", I explain why I believe that each eligible single has eleven thousand true loves worldwide. <Having trouble finding an eligible single you can identify as a true love? Try this...first, broaden the geographical range you're searching just slightly past your current comfort range. Next, take a look at the "filters" you're using in narrowing the field of all eligible singles within your geographical range down to those you could accept as your potential true loves. Adjust your filters just a tiny bit and you'll be surprised at the positive results!>
While a Declaration of Candidacy is usually best made in writing, a Proposal of Marriage almost always requires that the person proposing be there in person to propose to his or her chosen true love, who should also be present in person. The exceptions to this general rule usually involve a case where a person is unavoidably required to be elsewhere such as during wartime, working on scientific research in the Arctic/Antarctic or serving aboard the International Space Station. In such cases, an onscreen presence via computer link will work fine.
For those who have heard dozens of marriage proposal stories, it quickly becomes apparent that there's just the right and proper marriage proposal for each couple. Find yours by considering your interests and temperament...exciting, placid, edgy, sentimental, traditional, clever, or perhaps incredibly creative and a mixture of these and other elements? .
Seek out a time, a place, and (if you prefer) an audience that your beloved will find welcome. Unless you're quite certain that your true love will welcome a "surprise marriage proposal" with a stadium of strangers for an audience at a sporting event or concert, then this would not be the way to proceed. For those who can't decide what might be the best way to propose, my advice is to make your marriage proposal a pleasant experience in a relaxed setting you'll both enjoy with a specific moment where it is crystal clear that you are making a proposal of marriage. The marriage proposal and the couple involved should have center stage. The setting should provide what you want as the proper stage for your event without being so distractive that it steals center stage from the proposal itself. A setting or event that is so over the top that it takes center stage away from the marriage proposal and the couple involved can be used if you don't mind your marriage proposal becoming a supporting event to the spectacle of the setting....it's a very fine line, and each couple will have to draw this line for themselves. For most couples, you can't go wrong in choosing a subdued, intimate and cozy setting lacking a high intensity atmosphere, thus allowing the day of your marriage proposal to forever remain a time in your lives that you both can look back upon fondly....
Single and seeking Marriage: A Proposal Day!® Declaration of Candidacy Greeting Card is an effective way to announce your marriage-minded intentions to the one you love!
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