Cupid's Pulse Article: Bow Wow and Erica Mena Are Engaged After Dating 6 MonthsCupid's Pulse Article: Bow Wow and Erica Mena Are Engaged After Dating 6 Months

By Maggie Manfredi

Bow Wow is a bachelor no more! According to, the rapper is engaged to Erica Mena. The pair, together for just six months, met on his television show 106 & Park where they shared their first kiss. The couple took to social media to share pictures of the gorgeous engagement ring and spread the good news to all of their fans.

How do you know when you’re ready to get engaged?

Cupid’s Advice: 

The relationship trajectory is different for every couple. But if you are at a crossroads and need to know if you should take the next step, Cupid has some tips for moving forward:

1. Sharing the news: If telling your friends and loved ones the news seems overwhelming and uncomfortable it might not be the right time. However, if you think of telling your family and it makes you cheerful and even giddy then the time could be coming!

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2. Ask yourself: Does your partner bring out the best in you, and you in him? Are you both taking on challenges and discovering new things as a couple and individually? These will help you see if spending the rest of your lives together is a realistic and positive possibility.

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3. Talk about it: Once you are in a monogamous relationship with someone, even though it may be daunting, the conversation about your future together shouldn’t be taboo. Talk about where your partner sees themselves in 10 years, talk about children and other long terms goals so that you know you are on the same page going forward.

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