What does marriage mean to you? What does marriage mean to your significant other? Deciding to marry someone shouldn’t be taken lightly. It is a huge event in anyone’s life. You are deciding to spend your life and commit to another person. This may mean kids and family to some. May be important of the joining of two family’s. Or it could be your deep connection to one another. The meaning behind it may be slightly different for different people and cultures. Know your meaning. Know what it means to you and why you want it. Cherish that, before and after the proposal. Use that when deciding how to propose.