For many of us, a wedding day is one of the most memorable occasions in our lives. But for some, getting engaged involved almost as much planning and preparation as the wedding itself. For Valentine’s Day, The Press is asking readers to share their engagement memories. What made popping the question so memorable, and what sort of planning was involved to make sure everything happened as planned.

Stories should be no longer than 1,000 words and should be sent to or mailed to Love Stories c/o Steve Cronin, The Press of Atlantic City, 1000 W. Washington Ave., Pleasantville, N.J. 08232. Stories should include your name, hometown and a phone number where we can contact you. If you have a hi-resolution jpeg photo of you and your love, send it along

Held several positions at The Press including staff writer, entertainment editor, creator and longtime editor of teen section Generation Next.