- A boyfriend proposed to his girlfriend soon after their baby was born; she accepted the ring and broke down in tears
- Twitter was divided over the proposal with some thinking it was beautiful and others accusing him of stealing the moment
- One user said that the girlfriend was not in the right frame of mind to accept a proposal due to the stress of giving birth
A video has surfaced on social media of a man proposing to his girlfriend shortly after his baby was born. The video was uploaded by @aey_dear.
He captioned the video by saying how beautiful the moment was.
"This is beautiful loudly."
The boyfriend produces the ring as the baby is taken by a nurse. The moment a mother holds her baby for the first one is emotional enough already, he made it even more so by proposing.
His girlfriend broke down in tears as he slipped the ring on her finger.
The post was generally well-received, however, it seemed to divide Twitter, with some accusing the boyfriend of stealing the moment.
"Only a man will steal the spotlight from his own baby. Life is a war mntakabawo."
"Hahahahahahahhahahahahahahaha... that was unexpected. But can't you see the bigger picture... The proposal is that not sweet..."
"Did he have to wait for the lady to give birth successfully to propose her? The only thing cute here is the newborn baby."
"Just last month we explained to please let your girl get her nails done before proposing and now y’all tryna defend proposing to a woman in a hospital bed, drugged up, IV in her hands, emotions high, pain high, hormones high is actually good timing."
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that how people merge cultures and customs together sometimes makes new and interesting practices. However, when a couple of traditions dealing with the same cultural practice overlap, it can create some confusion.
This is the case with Twitter user @koketsoL2; he posed a seemingly simple question online and kicked off a debate on social media.
He wanted to know if lobola should be paid first or offer an engagement ring. This appears to be somewhat of a grey area and Mzansi is divided over what the correct practice should be.
"Lobola first or engagement ring?"
In other news, a video has surfaced on social media showing a grim moment of disappointment when a lady embarrassed a gentleman who proposed marriage to her in public.
The venue of the proposal appears to have been a park filled with people who were there for what seemed like an event, and this made the gentleman's experience more saddening.
In the video sighted by Briefly.co.za on the verified Facebook handle of OMGVoice, the lady is presented with a flower as well as the wedding ring by the man who is on his knees.
To the surprise of everyone, the lady, who initially created a posture of acceptance, took the ring off her finger and then threw it away.
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