Guys: Think Before Surprising Her with an Engagement Ring

kate's ring cropedIt’s going to be, possibly, the biggest purchase you’ve made to date. And it will be, almost without doubt, the most symbolic purchase you will ever make. It’s the engagement ring.

Traditionally, guys buy the ring, then pop the question, either on one knee—or maybe while skydiving. You’ve seen the photo—the girl surprised, gushing over the ring, so happy.

Well, she may be thrilled to be marrying you, but she may be less thrilled with the ring you’ve just spent thousands of dollars to buy. Continue reading