The Proposal; Part One.
It wasn’t that Ryan and Stephane didn’t love each other, they did, mostly. They had been together for a long time, most of college and the five years succeeding. They had moved in together senior year of college and most people were expecting a ring shortly after. The ring never came. It wasn’t that they didn’t want to get married, they did, mostly. It was just that the timing never felt right to Ryan. Stephane wanted the fantasy and Ryan wanted nothing more than to give her exactly that. If your going for perfection then everything needs to be perfect. The weather, the ring, the location, and everything in between.
Ryan had purchased an engagement ring two years after college and had held onto it secretly ever since. After three years of waiting, tonight was the night he was going to propose.
You can read part two here.