Denise Van Outen reveals that her plan to propose to her partner Eddie Boxshall was ruined by lockdown last spring …
Denise Van Outen has revealed that her plans to propose to Eddie Boxshall last spring were ruined by lockdown.
The presenter, 46, told me The sun: ‘I wanted to propose last leap year, but we went into lockdown, so it was impossible to get it right. It didn’t feel right. ‘
She explained: “So it’s a joint decision. There is no proposal. We do it the modern way. We are in our forties, I have been married before
Wedding bells: Denise van Outen has revealed that her plans to propose to Eddie Boxshall last spring were ruined by lockdown (photo together in 2019)
For many women, the dream is the big stone on the finger. I am the opposite of that. I just want the union between two people. ‘
The presenter revealed that she and Eddie planned to keep things quiet and get only wedding rings instead of engagement rings.
The couple now plans to tie the knot in a small COVID-safe ceremony.
Joint decision: the couple came to the decision to get married together without a traditional proposal (pictured together in 2019)
The engagement comes after Denise and Eddie announced last month that they were doing hypnotherapy for couples to bolster their seven-year romance.
The TV star’s boyfriend said on Kate Thornton’s White wine Question Time: ‘I’ll be honest … Certainly now I would marry her after doing therapy sessions.
‘I got to the other side of those sessions and for me I would be marrying her in no time!
‘I just want the commitment’ With plans to tie the knot in a little covid-safe ceremony, the couple will keep their marriage subdued
The former Dancing On Ice star echoed her partner’s comments when she added, ‘I can’t imagine being with anyone else – although I sometimes wish I would.’
The media personality shares Betsy, ten, with theater star Lee Mead – whom she was married to from 2009 to 2013, while the businessman has daughter Leah, 21, from a previous relationship.
The pair were transformed into each other for a session of the alternate method, with Denise confessing that she ‘couldn’t’ remember.
Long-term: The TV star and her boyfriend have been dating for over seven years (pictured with her daughter Betsy)
The mother-of-one went on to think about how the therapy made her more aware of her feelings, explaining, “ I’ve been guilty of it in previous relationships – I just let things go – but those little things get further on. something much bigger. the line.
‘I’ve learned that if something bothers me, I’m just going to say it. If people do it before they get married – if you’ve been together for a number of years – then hopefully you should be able to get married and sail through the bliss of marriage! ‘
About his experience, Eddie added, “ It’s the first time I’ve ever had hypnosis, and I’ve always been one of those who’s like, ‘That doesn’t work for me’ ”.
Stronger than ever: The engagement comes after the lengthy couple has had hypnotherapy sessions