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Re: Fake jewelry and the joy of being on the same page

Batsy wrote:

Yes-Its-Me wrote:

A great relationship in the making here on and out.  We actually take it further in our case.  We don't do gifts at all and haven't done it for years and we love it this way.  Maturity in a relationship is a wonderful thing. It is about having good communication, being compatible financially and intellectually among other things.  You seem to have a very good guy so take good care of him and treat him like the king he is. [ I mean king in a jovial waySmiley Happy]

I definitely will! Smiley Happy


For us, we don't tend to do gifts on traditional dates like birthdays, anniversary, Christmas, or Valentine's. We do, however, fantastically enjoy gifting each other out of the blue, when inspired/able. I agree compatibility is key. We've been together for nearly 2 years now and never did anything special for valentine's or anniversaries or anything. I'm just the type that doesn't pay much attention to that. He typically mentions it as a "significant' date is approaching, and the main thing that shuts him up is when I say "Babe, what all those people want on valentine's and anniversaries and such is the same kind of amazing affection, connection, and care that you give me loads of EVERY SINGLE DAY. I am not being short-changed here!"


He still grumbles about intentions to take me out on fancy date because I "deserve it", and then he goes and applies for jobs instead like he know he should LOL.

That is soo nice Batsy.... You have an amazing relationshipSmiley Happy..

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Registered: ‎10-14-2015

Re: Fake jewelry and the joy of being on the same page

This thread seemed an appropriate place to stick this:


A small ring featuring two knots entertwined.


I'm engaged!!!


My ring cost a grand total of $26, including shipping. I picked it out, after much agonizing. My partner said he'd get whatever I wanted. Anything I wanted. No matter how expensive. And after going to lots of jewelry stores, I realized what I wanted was something simple, cheap, and pretty. I wanted something that felt like "me". We bought it on Etsy. It's rose gold filled and sterling silver.


Feels like we're starting this thing off right, y'know?



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Registered: ‎07-27-2015

Re: Fake jewelry and the joy of being on the same page


Yes you are doing things right, especially with the ring. Won't have to worry about, how to pay for it.

Sounds like you did the smart thing. You put "math" before "emotions.

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Re: Fake jewelry and the joy of being on the same page

Congrats Batsy, wish you a happy life with your beauSmiley Happy Simplicity would be an amazing findSmiley Happy

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