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After Whining About Her “Small” $1,600 Engagement Ring, The Internet Set Her Straight

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While it’s probably not that common for a woman to deny a proposal based on the ring’s price tag alone, that’s actually exactly why we’re here today. Instead of basking in the afterglow of her recent engagement, this lady took to the internet to complain that the rock she got should be bigger and better.

Be Careful When Turning To The Internet

Under the pretense of “asking for advice,” the unnamed woman posted on the forum Mumsnet saying that the first thing that came into her mind when she saw the ring 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 color of the gold, the setting, the small stone and relatively chunky shoulders,” she shared.

It’s Also About The Money

Alright, so the ring isn’t totally her style. Fine. But there was a bigger problem, apparently. “His salary is nearing a 6 figure sum and he’s usually very generous,” she continued.

“Having seen the receipt, I know he paid $1,671 for it—which is a lot less than I would have imagined he would have spent on such a significant piece of jewelry.” She ended with an appeal. “Has anyone else been in this situation? What did you do?”

Survey Says? Selfish

Overall, the internet did not react well to her complaints. “Blimey. I’d have been delighted; talk about being ungrateful,” one user responded directly. Another pointed out, “if it’s simply not big and flashy enough … it sounds like you’re more interested in showing off the ring than you are in him.”

Once the story went viral, other forums sounded off as well. One user wrote a piece of advice we think really sums the whole thing up:

“We place far too much value on this sort of thing. It’s just… stuff,” they said. “My folks never had an engagement ring; they weren’t even that fussed about the wedding rings until my grandmother wouldn’t stop bugging them about it. Still, it’s not the ring that matters at the end of the day; it’s the thought that counts.”

What do you think? Should this bride-to-be be grateful for her love—or, because she has to wear the ring forever, shouldn’t she get the one she wants? Let us know in the comments.

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