Is this really a girl’s best friend? Maybe not:
Besides, there’s this:
I never got the expensive jewelry thing. I would feel terrified to wear something that was worth more than the vehicle I drive.
In this lifetime, I’ve bought exactly one engagement ring. I have no idea where it is. (Neither does the recipient; it was stolen during a burglary about 30 years ago.) This doesn’t exactly discourage me from doing it again at least, not as much as there being a total lack of potential recipients but it’s disheartening at the very least.