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By chao - / Tuesday 22 December 2009 02:47 / United States
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In retrospect, perhaps you should've asked her that question a while back. At least BEFORE you bought the ring.

Well, no kidding. People can be really dumb--you should always talk to her about marriage before because you may think that your relationship is TOTALLY different than she thinks it is. Me? I was jokingly chatting with my boyfriend about marriage years before we did it, and I went to pick out my ring with him, so he knew I would say yes and I wouldn't have any second thoughts.

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If you don't care then don't point out the fucking obvious! OP that sucks for you. I hope you're able to return the ring and aren't paying it off with a loan =( _______________________________ www.myspace.com/rapid99

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In retrospect, perhaps you should've asked her that question a while back. At least BEFORE you bought the ring.

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Thank you, this is a nice illustrative example of the pitfalls to the "surprise proposal" that seems to infest our culture. Its just a bad idea... at least you had the common sense to ask before the proposal, maybe next time you'll move it back a week before the ring buying as well!

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Yeah, consider this... you at least knew before getting on a knee and proposing. The ring isn't going to disintegrate. Keep it. See how things go. This could have been a much worse FML.

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Ooooo...very sorry:( are you still with her? Did u ever tell her about the whole "ring in pocket" situation?

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or maybe you should hav actually proposed instead of hedging like a pussy coward. That's prolly why she said "no". I know iwould if some wimp didn't hav the balls to be a man after 3 years of dating YDI!!

Well, no kidding. People can be really dumb--you should always talk to her about marriage before because you may think that your relationship is TOTALLY different than she thinks it is. Me? I was jokingly chatting with my boyfriend about marriage years before we did it, and I went to pick out my ring with him, so he knew I would say yes and I wouldn't have any second thoughts.

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Best way to make sure she won't say no: make sure she's been nagging you for a freaking year and then go out and get the ring.

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should have just come right out and said it instead of beating around the bush, maybe u wouldnt have gotten a bs answer

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Well after three years of what I assume was affection, it's kinda easy to assume that she would say yes. Especially if she hasn't said anything negative towards marriage

To all the people saying he deserves this, wrong...maybe he hadn't discussed it with her, but she obviously gave him enough reason to believe they could be serious enough for him to buy a ring...sheesh

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Actually, that's not "obvious" at all. Considering the fact that when he DID ask, she came right out and stated her uncertainty regarding him, I think he was probably just *hoping* he had enough reason because it was what he wanted; 3 years of dating does not necessarily a happy marriage make. OP, sucks for you, but most people here are right: You should have asked this BEFORE buying the ring. Contrary to popular belief, getting married doesn't always require just your basic ask and

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