Woman Thinks Engagement Ring Is 'Small', Then Shames Fiancé Online After Finding The Receipt

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In the good old days a proposal involved a man buying a ring and surprising his lady friend by getting down on one knee to ask her to take his hand in marriage.

 

Of course, proposals have become more and more elaborate as time goes on. Think underwater proposals, horses fashioned with unicorn horns, and hidden camera crews.

With or without the bells and whistles, it is an occasion that should be marked by happiness and excitement to begin the next chapter.

Diamonds may be a girls best friend, but in a perfect world, the diamond is more of a symbol of commitment from the girl’s best friend.

Alas, the world is not perfect, and sometimes the diamond isn’t exactly what the bride-to-be has in mind.

One mumsnet user shared her disappointment about her “small” engagement ring online in hopes of garnering some sympathy and advice.

However, her cry for help left some people outraged.

DP proposed and presented me with the ring he’d chosen – a diamond solitaire in white gold. I was so happy and excited to accept but was disappointed when I first saw the ring. The first word that entered my head was ‘small’.

There’s nothing to dislike about the type of ring per se, as a diamond solitaire would have been my choice, but it’s the whole thing – the colour of the gold, the setting, the small stone and relatively chunky shoulders.

His salary is nearing a 6 figure sum and he’s usually very generous. Having seen the receipt I know he paid £1,300  for it – which is a lot less than I would have imagined he would have spent on such a significant piece of jewelry.

He’ll be more disappointed in me for making a fuss over it when, in his eyes, it fits and there’s nothing actually wrong with it rather than being disappointed that I’m not truly happy with it.

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