A woman has revealed she hated the bespoke engagement ring her boyfriend designed for her after accidentally stumbling across it on his tablet.
Taking advice on Reddit, the anonymous woman, 27, believed to be from the United States, explained how she watched movies on her 30-year-old partner’s tablet when an email notification for the payment of the engagement ring appeared.
She admitted that she couldn’t help but take a look, but was disappointed when she saw the green and red ring, which she said reminded her ” Xmas”.
Although she recognized the idea behind the design of the special ring, the woman admitted that she was “ashamed” for not liking it and asked if others thought she should have. her say because she will be the one who wears it forever.
An anonymous woman, 27, from the United States, took to Reddit and revealed that she stumbled across the bespoke engagement ring her boyfriend, 30, had designed for her – but the hate (stock image)
Explaining the situation on the online forum, she wrote: “I sometimes borrow my boyfriend’s tablet to watch movies on my work trips (with his permission of course). Last night I was watching something and an email notification appeared.
“I’m so embarrassed about this part because I generally respect her privacy 100%, but I read the headline“ Engagement Ring Initial Payment ”and Pandora’s Box was already open at that point.
“I’m completely shocked – he’s been designing a custom ring for two months. It clearly has sentimental value, he’s thought about it so much and I’m speechless and so grateful.
‘But… I’m so ashamed to say that I just don’t like it. The stones are green and red, I can’t forget the colors of Christmas. ‘
She then asked forum members if it would be wrong to ask him to cancel the order, saying, “Here’s the problem – he just sent the approval email yesterday, he hasn’t yet. been done.
She said she was “ashamed” that she couldn’t help but take a look, but was disappointed when she saw the green and red stones on the ring, which reminded her of Xmas.
“Production will start anytime now. Would it be absolutely horrible to tell him the truth and spoil the surprise he worked so hard on? I would have liked him to ask me what I like. If it’s something I’ll wear forever, shouldn’t I have a say?
“I love him so much and I don’t want to hurt him. I’m on a work trip until Monday, so I wish I could speak to him in person, but it’s clearly urgent. What should I do?’
Reddit users have rushed to the comments to give him advice on the situation, with most people encouraging him to tell him that she doesn’t like him before he makes the final payment and he either too late.
One person wrote, “Tell him. Right now. In all fairness, red and green stones sound like a really bad idea.
While another agreed, writing, “This color combo will be Christmas forever.”
Another person also concluded that she should have the “awkward conversation” with her partner to keep her from wearing the ring she doesn’t like for the rest of her life.
Reddit users have rushed to the comments to give him advice on the situation, with most people encouraging him to tell him that she doesn’t like him before he makes the final payment and he is too late because she will have to wear the ring forever
They wrote, “I think you should definitely tell him. He’s going to spend a lot of money on that and if all goes well, you’re going to have this ring for the rest of your life.
“An awkward conversation is worth a ring you really want to wear.
‘[For what it’s worth] that’s why i think surprising your partner with a ring is a bad idea lol. My girlfriend and I are going shopping together next week, and I know a lot of people who go this route so they don’t end up with something they don’t like.
One person gave the woman advice on how to frame the conversation with her boyfriend, saying she should lead with the positives.
User wrote: “Tell him, make it clear that you think this is a fantastic thing he did and that you really like that he put in the time and effort to do it, but just suggest another color scheme because you don’t like it.
“To be fair, it probably won’t look as Christmas as you might think, but it’s definitely worth being honest.
“Apologize too for being intrusive, just explain that the opportunity presented itself and that while you didn’t mean to spoil the surprise, curiosity got the better of you.”