Millennial proposals are surprisingly traditional

The younger generation has frequently been accused of abandoning traditional values, but a new survey shows that there is at least one area of life where that is certainly not true… A poll of 2,000 married Americans across the country conducted by JamesAllen.com has found that marriage proposals are more traditional than ever, with millennials more than twice as likely as over-45s to have had a proposal where the person proposing got down on one knee – and one in three dubbing it to be an extremely important part of the proposal. Millennials were also more likely to have had a religious element to their proposal – such as a mention of God, a religious setting, or a religious day than those over 45 had when proposing – according to results.

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