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 the 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 jewellery.
He'll be more disappointed in me for making a fuss over it.
'Ideally, I would have loved for us to have chosen a ring together and made a special day finding one we both liked. As it's something I'll be wearing every day and is such a special piece of jewelry I wanted to really love it and I just don't.'
Her plea for advice was met with mixed reactions. Some thought her point was reasonable - given that she's wearing the ring for a long time, it stands to reason that she should like it.
Most, however, condemned the user for caring more about a ring than about the effort her fiance put into buying her a gift.
One wrote: 'I think you sound grabby,' whilst another called her 'ungrateful.'
The post, from 2017, has since been deleted from mumsnet but got a revival by vt.
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