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Female Proposals on a Leap Year

Ladies, if your man is yet to propose, why not take the reins and pop the question? After all, it is leap year - the one time when tradition dictates that women can propose. According to Irish folklore, St Brigid struck a deal with St Patrick that allowed for a role reversal of proposals on Leap Day - February 29th. While today, many women opt to propose throughout the year, this hasn’t always been the case. In times gone by, when society was stricter about gender norms, a woman asserting herself Read More ...