Women going half on a ring is a prickly topic because of what society tells us about what women deserve in love, what men should provide, and the role that money plays in demonstrating said love and worth.
If you’re wishy-washy on the idea of a wedding, consider other options. Elope on a mountaintop, have a tiny ceremony, or courthouse marry and then throw a party. You don’t have to have a wedding.
She got guacamole on her nose one day. I don’t know how. But yep, right there. On her nose.
You gave me a ring and that represented a promise. Everyone has a right to change their mind but I also have a right to be upset.
So props to you if you’ve also put your special day together on your own. And congratulations/beware if you have recently became engaged.
Getting sick in front of one another. Food poisoning or a nasty case of the flu. It’s good to know your partner is going to stick around and help take care of you, not bolt when things get gross.
Engaged: Love means putting in effort. It means doing your best to create a life that both of you can be happy with.
You were my forever before we had promised each other to be. You were my light at the end of a long, winding tunnel.
Things escalated significantly, and within a few minutes he was going ~90 MPH and crying, saying things like “Well if we can’t be together then I don’t want to live anymore.”
I admire how much you love your son. I can see how much you care for him. I want you to know that I think he’s very lucky to have you.