Topic: Dear Abby: Engagement ring switch has bride-to-be fuming
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Dear Abby: Engagement ring switch has bride-to-be fuming

DEAR ABBY: When my then-boyfriend asked me to marry him, he didn’t have a ring ready, but I happily accepted his proposal. We were in our late 20s and had been dating for almost 10 years. He then took me to the jewelry store so I could select one to my taste and liking (within budget). We took a picture of the ring, and he told me he would bring his mother back to the jewelry shop with him so she could help with the price haggling

A week later, he told me he had made the purchase and we both couldn’t wait for our engagement ceremony as we took the next step in our relationship. On that day, to my surprise, the ring he put on my finger wasn’t the one I had selected. However, in front of his family, my family and probably 40 guests, I pretended nothing happened.


I wasn’t happy at all and told him later, in private, that it wasn’t the ring I chose. His answer was, his mother thought this one would look better (in my opinion, cheaper and tackier) than the one I liked and that I was overreacting. I told him that had he not taken me shopping, I would have appreciated any ring he bought. He brushes me off when I try to discuss it. Why did he take me and then disregard my opinion? Am I overreacting, Abby? -- FOOLED IN CALIFORNIA

DEAR FOOLED: You are not overreacting. Your fiance’s mother had a lot of nerve. She apparently rules the roost and chose that occasion to assert herself. Worse, it appears her son values her opinion over yours. He owes you an apology. If this happened recently and you are not yet married to this prize, the two of you should consider making a return trip to that jeweler. Hopefully, this scenario won’t be repeated with the selection of the wedding rings.

ME ME ME ME ME!!!
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The whole engagement ring schtick always makes me laugh.

WE'RE ABOUT TO SHARE OUR LIVES TOGETHER AND THIS MAKES ME VERY HAPPY
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OK, BUT LET'S CUT TO THE IMPORTANT STUFF....BEFORE THIS HAPPENS, YOU ARE TO BUY ME AN ENGAGEMENT RING OF MY CHOICE. THIS RING WILL COST ABOUT THE SAME AS A DOWN-PAYMENT ON A NEW HOUSE, AND SERVES NO PURPOSE OTHER THAN ALLOWING ME TO SHOW OFF TO MY GIRLFRIENDS HOW MUCH I FINANCIALLY GOUGED YOU. BUT IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME, YOU WILL AGREE TO THIS...
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HMMM...MAYBE THESE MGTOW GUYS HAVE A POINT...
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I'm a traditional girl. All 50 of my exes have remarked on it.

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In time past, the groom would give his intended a ring only after she had given him hers, gnomesane?


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women and their OCD over fucking rings. materialistic cunts.


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She already bragged to her friends


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Dear Abby.

My boyfriend, Deconque, looted a Zales store along with others.  He stole a cheap ring.  Should I accept this poor ass ring?


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. said: :tfb:
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I'm a traditional girl. All 50 of my exes have remarked on it.

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I gave my wife a worn Victorian ring from my mom's collection. We sent it off to get restored.  The end result was beautiful and she loves it



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