No, Iím not getting hitched. Iím just following the crowd at a book party Simone took us to and trying on one newly-engaged memberís ring as it was passed around the circle. When it comes to diamonds, Iím completely clueless. As Jen tried to explain the difference between an emerald- and princess-cut, I told her I didnít really care about size (at least not in regards to jewelry). Her jaw dropped and she tried to convince me otherwise.
Itís not like Iíd turn down a big rock, but I donít really see the point of shelling out thousands of dollars on ring when that money could be spent on a kick-ass honeymoon or the down payment on an apartment. I donít need a flashy ring as proof of somebodyís love for me or to impress my friends. I hadnít even realized Iíd given it that much thought until now. I guess if you hang out with enough women in their late twenties, weddings are always a topic of conversation.