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10 Things No One Tells You About Getting Engaged

No matter how long you and your fiance dated or how many times you've been a bridesmaid in your friends' weddings, there are some truths you just don't find out about until you get engaged.

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You'll have a big zit on your chin the day he proposes.

Okay, maybe you won't (or didn't). But the point is that whatever fantasy proposal you had dreamed up (at the most romantic place in the world, wearing the most perfect dress, with the best hair and complexion you've ever had) isn't reality.

Our Advice: Your proposal story -- whether it happened on the couch in your PJs with no makeup on, or in the middle of the Caribbean in a hot swimsuit -- is more important (and special) than that fantasy proposal you might have had in your head. Why? Because it's your story and no one else's.

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