So all, it finally happened, he proposed. May 8th 2010. We agreed being the commitment phobics we were two years before we got married and planned the date for our 5th anniversary in 2012.
A couple of months past and this seemed to be working well enjoying the bliss of being happily engaged, and then his cousin gets engaged and they are planning the big days for 9 months down the line (a year before we are due to get married)! This pushes us both the review the dates and we agree to bring in forward to September 3rd 2011... Whoop.
Let the planning commence.