(Closed) Am I a bad person for this?

posted 5 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Am I a crappy friend?
    No, you found a ring you loved.. congrats! : (224 votes)
    83 %
    Yeah, you suck. : (46 votes)
    17 %
  • Post # 3
    3779 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    @xcarley:  She’s being an idiot. That’s like getting mad at someone because they shop at the same grocery store… I’d take it as a compliment if someone wanted the same ring I have! Not to mention you said it was just the same brand, not even the same ring. Is she trapped in high school??

    Post # 4
    2966 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    @xcarley:  I would invest in friends that aren’t so petty. 

    Also, lovely ring!:)


    Post # 5
    115 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    IMO, your friend is being ridiculous! No one is going to know who the designer is, and most people don’t even care! 

    There are millions of rings that look like millions of other rings. And she got a massed-produced ring from Kohl’s so she can’t be mad about it not being one of a kind.

    PS: Your ring is AHHMAZING. SO beautiful. Congrats on finding something you love!

    Post # 6
    2610 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014 - Madison, WI

    That kind of attitude from your friend sounds so familiar to me….ah yes 5th grade! I got a  dolphin ring matching by BFF’s and she wouldn’t speak to me for two weeks. Seriously, if it was the EXACT same ring I could maybe see her point but the same brand from different stores, she needs to grow up a bit.

    You got your ring because you loved it not because she had a Vera and you needed one to compete with her ring. There are hundreds if not thousands of women out there with Vera Wang rings, probably many with the same ring as her…will she decide to hate them all?

    Post # 7
    348 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Did she already get her ring and is it the same as yours? Unless you went out and purposely got the exact same ring, she and no one else has the right to be upset. I don’t understand some girls, what kind of friend would one be to end a friendship over the same brand of ring? lol

    Post # 8
    839 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    Wait, so she’s mad that you got a ring that was the same brand as her ring, but it’s not the same ring, right?

    Yeah, she’s being ridiculus. She doesn’t own the rights to every single VW ring ever made.

    Your ring is GORGEOUS, btw.

    Post # 9
    525 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I cannot possibly understand what your choice of ring has to do with your friend.  If you had gone out and got a custom-made ring to look like hers, I’d understand, but getting upset about this is just crazy on her part.

    And your ring is absolutely beautiful.  

    Post # 10
    1524 posts
    Bumble bee

    That’s seriously immature she needs to get ovr it. U weren’t doing it to spite her so she should b happy

    Post # 11
    989 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Wait, it’s not even the same style and she’s flipping out?  I guess I should have taken a harder stance with my TWO friends who bought Mori Lee dresses after I bought mine 18 months ago!  Clearly I don’t understand bridal etiquette. 😉

    Seriously, this girl is being a whack-a-doodle.  Tell her to the chill the F out.  If you’re not custom designing your ring, someone – somewhere – has your same ring and thousands more will have a ring by the same designer.  She might want to start getting over that now…

    Post # 12
    3574 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I think the whole thing sounds stupid.  She’s probably mad because she hasn’t gotten her ring yet.  You’re not married yet, but have already upgraded.  Now you choose a “nicer” version of a VW ring, so she feels crappy.  I think it’s a little strange that you have already upgraded to a new ring, and then chose a VW, but her response is ridiculous.  

    Post # 13
    3830 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I dont get girls.  Why do we need to be petty and catty and compare rings? Come on people!!! 

    Post # 14
    2705 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    She’s mad because you got the same brand ring?  The exact same ring is one thing, but same brand?  That’s just ridiculous.  You did nothing wrong.  Your friend needs to graduate from high school.

    Post # 15
    527 posts
    Busy bee

    It’s not even from the same store/collection!!  She is being absolutely rediculous.

    And your ring is stunning!!

    Post # 16
    964 posts
    Busy bee

    You purchased the same brand, not the same ring?

    Does she think she has exclusive rights within your group of friends to be only one to own a VW ring.

    Who GAF what brand a ring is.


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