Cupid's Pulse Article: Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade Get EngagedCupid's Pulse Article: Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade Get Engaged

By Kerri Sheehan

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade are getting hitched! The 31-year-old NBA player got down on one knee for the 41-year-old actress this past weekend in Miami, Fl. Wade slipped an 8.5 carat diamond ring by Jason of Beverly Hills onto Union’s finger. According to Union tweeted a picture of the diamond stunner followed by, “Maaaaaannn… I’m floatin! Thank you SO much for all the love, well wishes & support!”

How do you make sure your marriage proposal is a surprise?

Cupid’s Advice:

Every woman dreams of the perfect proposal. Let Cupid help you act out her dream.

1. Surprise yourself: Try keeping the ring on you at all times for a couple of weeks and then popping the question when you’re truly feeling inspired and in love. By surprising yourself you’ll guarantee that the bride to be will be surprised too!

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2. Enlist help: Asking your family and friends to keep the secret will help you plan a proposal to remember. A scavenger hunt with you waiting at the end is a common, yet special wedding proposal.

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3. Don’t leave a trail: If you really want to pull off a surprise wedding proposal then don’t leave a trail for your girl to follow! If she suspects anything out of the ordinary then she will likely snoop around a little and uncover your secret.

How did you propose? Share below.