Sheryl Sandberg says she helped plan her own engagement, and encourages other women to stop waiting for their boyfriends to proposeGet the Full StoryKimberly White Getty
Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, announced her engagement to Tom Bernthal on February 3.
In a Facebook post on Valentine's Day, Sandberg revealed she helped plan the engagement.
Sandberg said she encourages women not to wait for their boyfriends to propose. "We need to walk into our futures on our own two feet," Sandberg wrote.
Research shows more women are proposing to their partners than in decades past. However, many women still feel the pressure to wait for their boyfriends to pop the question because of social stigma.
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Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, is encouraging women not to wait for their boyfriends to propose, revealing she and her now-fianc Tom Bernthal planned their engagement together.
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