As you all know, the engagement ring is a jewelry item that the bride will wear alongside the wedding band. Also, according to tradition, the proposal must come out of the blue and therefore the engagement ring, which is accustomed to join the proposal, should definitely be a surprise.
However, nowadays very few people do things by the book and therefore, in some cases the bride-to-be is the one who picks her own engagement ring. In the following lines we will discuss this matter thoroughly.
If we were to discuss the modern thing it would be obvious that the lady getting married would have a word to say when choosing the right engagement ring. However, this happens in those situations in which the couple has discussed their wedding ceremony quite a lot, and as a result the proposal in no longer a surprise. This is something practical and very comforting for ladies who like to have things under control and who would like to know that their finger is adorned with something they always longed for.
However, one should know that this modern scenario is not very popular, for people are still opting for surprises and tradition. After a research, we have realized that although ladies would have wanted to pick their ring, they are very pleased with item they were offered mainly because it came with a great story, grand happiness and precious memories. After all, one should remember that these surprises and unsuspected events make life beautiful and worth living.
So, give up, just for a few moments, the necessity of having the power and control, and allow your beloved to pop the question in the traditional way.
Also, ladies should remember that a few hints have always helped the groom make the right decision. So, play this game just for the sake of gathering wedding memories because this will totally make you want to say I Do and make you want to embark in this journey. Allow your wedding to preserve the appearance of an adventure, at least at the beginning, and you will see that you will love every single part of it, even that of not choosing your own engagement ring.