Listen, sweetie, it's 2016. If you want to propose to your boyfriend, rather than waiting for him to pop the question, why not go for it? You'll want to be a little prepared, though, before you propose, and I've got a few handy tips for you.
1. Don't Steal His Thunder
If you think he's on the verge of proposing, don't steal his thunder by racing to ask him first. Wait and see if he does ask, and if not, then move forward with your own proposal.