You’ve lastly discovered the girl of your desires. There’s no denying it. You need to spend each waking second subsequent to her, and when you’re aside, you are feeling as in case your life simply does not have any which means.
Yes, that is love.
But are you prepared for a dedication but? Are you able to take her hand and stroll via the ups and downs on life’s street and guarantee she at all times feels wanted, protected, needed, and liked? Are you prepared for… marriage?
While a few of you could be shaking your heads sure, telling me you’re certainly able to get down on one knee, tie the knot, and stand by her aspect for the remainder of your life, I do know a few of you’re in all probability scared to demise on the thought. You know you’re dedicated to her. You don’t desire anybody else in your life. But the thought of marriage is one thing it’s essential to assume lengthy and arduous about.
These two factors of view are utterly totally different, they usually supply us a singular perception to the distinction between promise rings and engagement rings.
The Difference Between Promise and Engagement Rings
Promise rings are rings given to a girl or man earlier than an engagement ring is introduced. This ring doesn’t symbolize a dedication to marriage, however fairly a dedication to a monogamous relationship with that exact romantic accomplice. It may additionally symbolize the need to marry, in time. These rings might be worn on the left ring finger, however are often worn on different fingers so they aren’t confused with precise engagement rings.
Engagement rings, after all, are introduced to a romantic accomplice when you’re prepared for the lifetime dedication of marriage. They often come after a promise ring, if one is given, and are designed to be the kind of ring a girl would like to put on for the remainder of her life.
Why Are Promise Rings Used?
Because promise rings are typically a lot cheaper and elaborate than engagement rings, they’re typically used as ‘place holders.’ When a younger man is attempting to save lots of up for an engagement ring, he presents his love with this place holder to indicate his meant bride he’s dedicated to the connection and does not need her to go wherever. This provides him a little bit additional time to save lots of up for these lovely engagement bands.
Should I Buy an Engagement or Promise Ring?
While many younger might favour utilizing promise rings earlier than engagement rings, they don’t seem to be altogether essential. If you’re prepared for a life-long dedication to the girl of your desires, do not accept a mediocre ring. Give her a hoop she is going to need to put on for the subsequent fifty years of your lives.
An actual engagement ring will present her you really care, and that you’re really curious about standing by her aspect all through the years, whereas a promise ring merely states you ‘plan’ to change into engaged and finally marry. When or if this promise will really happen, nonetheless, is commonly left up within the air.