“Alexander has always been very romantic and is famous for his acts of surprises. But on this trip to Rome, he was particularly excited and had gone out of his way to pick the best places, with the most magical views of this magnificent city, and the best of service and everything else.
I was already feeling like in heaven that day, grateful to be celebrating two amazing years with a special person like him, without the slightest idea what was to come that evening. When the moment came, he read me a letter he had written, got down on one knee, and asked me to marry him. I was so awestruck by the words in his letter, mesmerized by the beauty of every detail around me and totally surprised. I cried! Cliché, I know- but yes, I cried. Nothing in life ever before felt as right as this moment with him, right there. I concluded women emancipation does not (have to) kill romance
With tears in my eyes, I said: “Yes! Yes of course!”