Reasons I Never Want An Engagement Ring
Despite the fact that I say I don't want an engagement ring, people seem to think that I really do want one, that I'm trying to be "cool," or that I'll change my mind when I meet Mr. Right. So to set the record straight, I'm listing my reasons for not wanting an engagement ring.
- I don't want to accidentally scratch my future children when I'm changing their diapers.
- I don't like the look of two rings on one finger.
- I would rather have the money go to setting up my future kitchen. Sure, there are wedding registries, but is anyone really going to get me a 300-dollar Kitchen-Aid mixer or a Corian countertop?
- I'm just not crazy about gems. Yes, they're pretty, and yes, they're valuable investments. But I am not as intrigued by gems as most women. I mean, when the going gets tough, and my future husband and I are struggling to make ends meet, I think I might be tempted to hawk the ring, and why not just use the cash in the first place?
Thing I'm thankful for: chilly winter rain.