In my case, it was unanimous: I was far more interesting and respectable once I got engaged.
Like most women who are single well into their 20s, I felt pressured by girlfriends who insisted, "Everyone wants to get married" and, "You’re just saying you don’t care because you haven’t been proposed to yet." Then it happened: Andy and I became engaged. Not only did I get a beautiful ring and a partner for life, but I also got a serious status upgrade. Society sees marriage as the ultimate maturity gauge — for better or for worse.
Buying an engagement ring isn't like buying clothes. The more you know, the better the results.
The last thing any man wants is to buy an engagement ring his significant other isn't 100% happy with. For the fellas with a woman that already knows exactly what she wants, the pressure isn't as great. But for those that want to make this decision all on their own to impress their sweetie, the journey from point A to point B can be challenging. But it doesn't have to be impossible!
Single moms want and deserve the career, home and family a committed marriage partnership brings.
Do You Want to Get Married and He Doesn’t? Single Moms Want Marriage
“I want to get married and he doesn’t.” “I want to get engaged now!” “How do I get him to commit?” “How can he say he loves me and the kids, but won’t make it legal?” “I want to get married now.”
... and does it matter what the Facebook billionaire spent on his bride's bling?
I've never thought to defend Mark Zuckerberg. Farmville made that almost impossible. But I'll do it this once. This has nothing to do with Facebook's horrid IPO or its lack of a plan to gin up revenue to support its bloated market capitalization. Instead, I must defend Zuckerberg against a small but vicious pack of hyenas who are accusing him of being a cheapskate.
The newly engaged actress is sporting a stunning, classic sparkler.
After dating for a little over a year, Keira Knightley said "Yes" to rock star boyfriend James Righton's proposal on Friday. And now the actress has been spotted with her left hand fully blinged out with a classic engagement ring fit for such a timeless actress.
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Future Mrs. JT shows off her new engagement ring while strolling with her fiancé.
Jessica Biel's new engagement ring is beautiful...and huge!
After dating off-and-on for nearly five years, Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake finally made it official over the holidays while the couple was vacationing in Wyoming.