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Whose ring is it anyway?

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    Posted 12 June 2009 - 10:31 PM

    So (jokingly) my FI and I always argue about who gets to keep the ring if things don't work out?!?!?!?

    Not that I (we) are planning on it but just wondering what people think

    #2 Royal_lady10

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      Posted 12 June 2009 - 10:50 PM

      EDSROSA if I am not mistaken, the guys get the ring back. It was given with the intent to marry, so if the wedding is off.. well so is the ring. But also, I guess it would ultimately boil down whether or not you plan on following a legal point of view or not.

      #3 JOSIE

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        Posted 12 June 2009 - 10:51 PM

        I'd Keep Mine!!! I'm guessing I would not be getting back all the stuff I've bought him over the years

        #4 frazali

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          Posted 12 June 2009 - 11:22 PM

          According to all of the judge shows I watch (I know, pathetic...) the ring was given as a gift so she gets to keep it. Although, the judge usually tries to shame the woman into giving it back - I'd imagine it never works.

          #5 tylersgirl

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            Posted 12 June 2009 - 11:24 PM

            Yeah, I think of it as a gift, so I think the woman should get to keep it.

            #6 SgtPepperette

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              Posted 12 June 2009 - 11:39 PM

              It was given to me on my birthday, so I defintely get to keep it! LOL

              #7 big3n09

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                Posted 12 June 2009 - 11:56 PM

                Well like Royal lady10 said the wedding ring is given with the contingency of marriage and is worn as a symbolism, so it does seem like you should give it back if the wedding/marriage is over. But IMHO I would not give it back but I would be courteous enough to stop wearing it, LOL. I probably would do something else with it, I mean it shouldn't go to waste just because the relationship did.
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                #8 Inked1

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                  Posted 12 June 2009 - 11:56 PM

                  I would feel wrong keeping it. I think if an engagement breaks up the ring should go back, unless it was an heirloom from the bride's family, then obviously she has every right to keep it. I mean, sure it was a gift, but one that came with "will you marry me?" is very different from a birthday or holiday gift.

                  #9 jax_the_beach_bride

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                    Posted 13 June 2009 - 01:18 AM

                    DEFINITELY the ladies... only because it was given as a gift AND .. what if he decides not to go through with it.. do u think id give the ring back... UM NO!.. lol.. and also.. what would he do with it anyway? pawn it? ... i know i wouldnt wear it anymore .. but i wouldnt sell it either.. O man.. what a funny topic

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                    #10 Jess

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                      Posted 13 June 2009 - 01:53 AM

                      I think it depends who calls it off...if the guy calls it off take it!...if the girl calls the wedding off, I think she should give the ring back

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