Skip Nav
Relationships
How This Woman's Raw Boudoir Shoot With Her Fiancé Revealed the Beauty in Herself
Relationships
20 Sexy Gifts For Your Significant Other
Sex
15 Romantic TV Shows You Can Stream on Netflix

Sunday Confessional: He Gave Me Diamond Earrings Instead of a Diamond Ring

Dear Sugar,

I feel terrible. It was my thirtieth birthday last weekend and my boyfriend, who I've been with for four and a half years, took me to a beautiful bed and breakfast in Vermont. The foliage was amazing, the Inn was adorable and everything was perfect. I was so sure that we'd be getting engaged this weekend, but I didn't get my hopes up until he gave me my present. It was a tiny box wrapped in paper that had the name of a popular jewelry store near us. I was so excited as I opened the box, he was even videotaping me so I was sure that we were about to have the most memorable experience of our lives.

When I opened the tiny velvet box, my heart sank. No ring. Just diamond stud earrings. I started to cry. I couldn't help it. Don't get me wrong; the earrings were beautiful, and it was a very sweet thought, but it wasn't an engagement ring that I had expected and desperately wanted. Why did he spend so much money on these when he could have put the money towards a ring? Then I thought that maybe he wasn't sure if he wanted to marry me, and I started bawling even more.

My poor boyfriend was shocked and didn't understand why I was crying. "I wanted to do something special for your thirtieth birthday," he said. I handed the box to him and said, "How could you do this? I thought this was a diamond ring. I thought we were getting engaged."

We didn't talk for the rest of the night, we woke up in the morning and drove home in utter silence. He's upset that I didn't appreciate his gift and I'm upset that he didn't propose, and now I don't know what's going on between us. Was I right to get upset? Should I be forgiven for my outburst or was I acting like an ungrateful bitch?

Source

Latina Celebrity Engagement Rings | Pictures
Who Will Nick Viall Pick on The Bachelor? Poll
Janel Parrish's Engagement Ring
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth Wedding Rings
From Our Partners
Latest Love
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds