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[Photo via Twitter/TylerCarter4L]

Issues frontman Tyler Carter is giving us all the feels today as he took to Twitter to announce his engagement to Trent Morey Leffler.

Carter released a two-minute video capturing the proposal while the duo were on a jet ski. The sweet moment was set to Landon Pigg’s super-romantic “Falling In Love At A Coffee Shop,” as if we weren’t crying tears of happiness already.

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The proposal took place earlier this summer in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Carter prefaced the announcement as being a recent secret.

“I’m gonna let you guys in on something that hasn’t really been a secret for very long, but I can’t really contain my emotions, nor do I feel like I have to,” Carter says in a tweet. “If anyone was wondering why I’ve been a better version of myself these days, what’s been fueling my motivation…”

Carter has always been somewhat private with his personal life, discussing this fact in 2013 after speaking out about a venue employee’s firing for wearing Hostage Calm’s “I Support Same-Sex Marriage” T-shirt.

However, following the video’s posting, Carter elaborated on his feelings toward sharing it with fans and the world.

“Being bisexual, being pans, being straight, or gay—none of these labels mean a thing when you find the one you want to spend the rest of your life with,” he says. “I never want to define myself when it comes to the songs I write and the perspectives I write them in.”

I’ve experienced many sides of my life, and I’ve written about them all,” he continues. “When I write about a female or a male, don’t discredit my emotions. But in the end, I won’t be the artist that writes about only what the radio wants to play for the masses. I will be genuine to myself. I don’t want to be the artist that hides my personality or masks my persona with this cool, universal appeal. I just wanna be who I am and present myself as a human, and today I’m a very happy human.”

Congrats Tyler and Trent from all of us here at AP! We wish you the very best in your future together.