How important is an engagement ring to you?
First of all, an engagement rings is symbolic. A symbol of love, commitment and proof that you are ready to man-up and keep the person dearest to your heart legally in your house. There are various types of beautiful and enchanting rings you can get for your partner. When you find that person who takes your breath away (figuratively), who fills your world with an unexplainable elevating aroma, who makes your heart beat as though it never knew how to beat, you don’t waste another 5 years to put a ring on it already.
It is the first ring your partner is receiving from you, so it has to be special. The ring has to be a representation of what your heart feels (and also how strong your wallet is). The ring has to be gorgeous, beautiful, unique, have a strong historical background if possible. Not just the ring, but the environment, what happens in the background while you are proposing, the manner in which you express who you feel and the manner in which you make your proposal counts; the words you choose and the posture matters as well. All these give meaning to the ring you are offering to your partner and her reaction will just be that of exceeding gladness.
Note that engagement without ring doesn’t mean your commitment isn’t important. Sometimes spontaneous proposals are indeed romantic.
An engagement rings is a clear and loud message to the whole world that you are caught up in the nest of strong and powerful love. It is a source of pride and a testimony that you will love now and forever. Each time you take a glance on it, it brings back the memory of the reason why you accepted your partner and how you fell in love. You can give an engagement ring the same time you are proposing marriage to your significant other. If you made a spontaneous proposal, you can still later on get a unique and romantic ring to materialize your testimony of love and engagement to your partner.
Some people think an engagement ring should reflect the worth of the partner receiving it. Most often, people just agree to disagree, but really, a material thing should not be worth a human being. As said above, it a symbol. When time comes, wedding ring will be needed. Then you all have a lifetime to appreciate yourselves in one way or the other. Let not your heart be troubled because of the size or worth of a ring. You are unique and so the ring you are wearing or given to you has to be unique.
Nonetheless, it is vital to express your love to your partner. Offering them an engagement ring is like giving an alarm clock to them. The ring will always ring on them and the bold step you have taken will be a historical moment inscribed in their mind and in those around them.