Move over, Valentine's
Words by Jadie Troy-Pryde
Thinking of the most romantic day of the year, you’d be forgiven for thinking it would be Valentine’s Day. Whether you and your other half prefer to celebrate with a fancy meal, or it’s your moment to get familiar with these amazing Kamasutra positions, it means something different for everyone.
However, a study by Interflora has revealed that everything you thought you knew about the most romantic date in the calendar is a complete lie. In fact, the most romantic day of the year is actually June 25th.
Yes, the summer date was top of the chart when the flower company asked 1,500 unmarried couples in the UK when they planned to propose to their other half. Other supposedly romantic days, such as Valentine’s and New Years Eve did place on the list, but weren’t enough to overtake the June date.
And with that said they also found out which day was the least romantic, with October 9th coming in as the least popular day to ask for your loved one’s hand in marriage.
Of the couples involved in the study, only 30% of women admitted to feeling comfortable enough to propose to their partners, and the average time it takes for a couple to get engaged was around the two years and six months mark.
We guess we’ll wait another 364 days for that sparkler, then…