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

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.

13. His reception was room temperature. Didn’t say no but wanted be to have a better job, better house and more money saved up.

14. My father in-law is very traditional, and also values “manliness”… neither of which terribly describes me.

I felt it would have been terribly rude to my SO if I were to ask her father’s permission to marry her, but I also felt he would have considered it rude if I didn’t talk to him about it first, so what I did was this:

I took him off to the side, and said, “Mike, I’m going to be proposing to your daughter. What do you think of that?”

He took it very well, and I didn’t compromise my values by “asking permission”.

We’ve been married for over two years now.

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