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In February, Kate Bernot brought Takeout readers the story of Michael James Schneider, a Portland, Oregon-based artist who found an unusual coping mechanism after a bad breakup: He made himself a new boyfriend out of everyone’s secret boyfriend, boxed wine.

And so #boxwineboyfriend became yet another internet-boyfriend, up there with the Hollywood Chrises and Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeff Goldblum and Andy Samberg. A lovely, dumb, silly story.

Well that lovely, dumb, silly story just got a new chapter, because box wine boyfriend popped the question!!!!

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Those photos (credited to Cole Keister) really are worth the click to see in their full glory. And here’s the obligatory ring shot:

The Takeout’s most sincere felicitations to the happy couple. May this be only the latest series of novelty photographs in a long and happy life together. Don’t let him get too damp, he’ll start to smell. And thanks to VinePair for alerting us to this most important development.

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