In fact, according to a survey of 2,000 Brits by jewellers, Beaverbrooks, four in 10 British women are secretly expecting a proposal on December 25th. The survey even revealed that one in five women would be ‘very upset’ if they didn’t receive a marriage proposal on the day.
But with all the family commitments, carol concerts and mince pie munching - when really is the best time to propose over the Christmas period? Plus, how can you make it even more special?
We've put together some of our favourite festive ways to pop the question at Christmas.
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