lol cause some women, actually most women are perfect from the beginning, and once you marry them, they show their true colors. women are such manipulators, like you wouldn't believe...well you probably would.
Might relate historically to the same reason a man kneels, when being knighted by the queen.
you are lucky it didn't cost you your third-leg...
So that he can get back up fast if she says no. :)
that is funny and i would prefer a man not get on one knee to ask me then i wont feel so bad telling him never gonna happen i dont believe in marriages and have seen my parents go through enough failed ones to know i dont want any part of it