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WATCH: Melissa Ricks emotional during engagement despite suspecting surprise from BF

/ 03:41 PM September 03, 2020

Melissa Ricks had an inkling of the proposal her boyfriend was planning, but still got emotional on the night of their engagement.

“Ako magaling magsurprise kaya ako nagiging suspicious (I’m good at surprising that’s why I got suspicious),” she said in a video from Nice Print Photography of her special day with Michael Macatangay.

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She got a hint that something was up because her friends were asking questions and acting unusual, but she did not want to assume.

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Macatangay, meanwhile, said he knew she sensed what was happening, and that she probably did not believe the alibi that she had a photo shoot in Batangas. They have been together for 2 years.

Still, he wanted to give her the surprise and more importantly, the ring. He said he had been thinking of proposing even before the pandemic hit.

“God gave us this relationship kaya hindi pwede patagalin, hindi pwede pahabain. No reason ‘di ako magpropose sa ‘yo, no reason ‘di kita mahalin,” he said.

(God gave us this relationship, which is why we can’t keep waiting, we can’t put it off any longer. No reason I shouldn’t propose to you, no reason I shouldn’t love you.)

Ricks, meanwhile, appreciated the effort Michael and her friends put into the event. “Si Michael, kahit ‘di siya sweet, nag-effort siya na maging sweet para sa araw na ‘to,” she remarked.

(Michael, even if he isn’t sweet, he made the effort to be sweet for this day.)

The couple met at Jesus the Anointed One Church in Rosario, Batangas, Ricks said on Instagram on Sunday, Aug. 30.

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She said she had already surrendered to God at a time “when I felt like everything was falling apart.” In one of her church visits, she prayed she would meet someone who is good, who would love her and her daughter Kiera, and who is God-fearing as she is.

She recalled, “A few months later, I walk into church, like I did every Sunday along with Kiera, and I sat in the front row.. right next to Michael.”  /ra

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