50 Married Men On How They Asked Their Fathers-In-Law For Their Daughter's Hand
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50 Married Men On How They Asked Their Fathers-In-Law For Their Daughter’s Hand

These engagement stories from Ask Reddit will warm your heart.

38. He told me that there are other fish in the sea… ended up taking his advice

39. I messed up my dates and my future FIL was on vacation out of state the week before I was planning on proposing to my girlfriend. It wasn’t so much for permission as much as I knew they would be really excited and they would be coming home to an engaged daughter. When I asked him, he said “The fact that my daughter kept you around for two years is all the proof needed that you belong together. I don’t have any objections”.

And then, because they were traveling with my wife’s brother and his family, my MIL spilled the beans and I received about 50 texts from all 8 of her brothers ranging from congratulations to sarcastic threats. And then I had to go through with it, because if we showed up to family dinner the next week and she didn’t have a ring, my ass would have been grass.

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