Post # 1
SO is so bad at being sneaky…he left the door open to the crawl space after he came back from breakfast with his dad, and that is where he keeps his golf clubs. Considering he never goes into the crawl space except to get his golf clubs or tennis racket, and it’s winter, I had a sneaking suspision that he put hid it in there and the first compartment I checked sure enough had a cherry wood box! I didn’t open it but I want to SOOOOOOOOOO BAD especially because I picked it from online and I’m so worried its nothing like the pictures.
What do I doooo?! My mom saays open it!!!!!! My bestie says DON’T!
Post # 3
Did you pay for half? If not, I advise against opening it. It’s his gift; let it be special.
Post # 4
BAHAHA im with your mom i would have opened it in a heartbeat. I’m so bad my Fiance had to hide mine too in the closet, in MY box of misc bath crap that never use anymore. He ended up proposing early because i was going through a cleaning out phase and he was scared he’d come home from work and i would have either had the ring on or threw the box away.
Butttt if i had found it… i woulda opened that thing so fast. I had it narrowed down to 5 rings and he got to pick whichever he liked better (mind you he also told me he didnt have the money quite yet and it wouldn’t be until at least october). i would wanna see what that darn thing looked like. Dont let him know you know… such a heartbreaker for your SO. He’s probably planning some fabulous proposal.
Post # 5
@deucesarewild1: DON’t DO IT!!!!!!!!!
Comeing from someone who hunted for the ring, when you finally get it- nothing is like that feeling when you see it for the first time. Nothing. You can’t fake it either.
Put it back and know it’s now a matter of time
Post # 6
I’m pretty sure my SO has hidden it at his parents’ house nearby because he knows the kind of CIA operations that go on in this house! Seriously, if I want to know soething, I will find out, locks and passwords, no match for me.
What he doesn’t know is that I’ve kept my word and not asked too many questions and not dug around. Not even a little.
Post # 7
@MissFireFlower: The thing is…I picked the ring and I’ve already seen it. NOT in person, just online. But yeah…there might still be some “ooo!” at the first sight which I wont be able to fake.
Why couldn’t he hide it somewhere less obvious? I knew right away when I saw that door open, and the ring was in the first compartment I checked lol. I guess for HIM it wasn’ t an obvious spot at all but hellooo? women’s intuition!
Post # 8
haha, my mom is calling me back in 20 minutes to see if I have caved and opened it yet. She is SUCH a bad influence. I think she wants to be on the phone with me the first moment I lay eyes on it, and I kinda feel bad not giving her that lol BUT! this isn’t about her…must remind myself.
Post # 9
This same thing happened to me, and I had picked out the ring online too, and I looked! I am glad I did too, because at first, I didn’t like it and I wouldn’t have wanted to give that impression.. I’m not big on surprises though, so it’s not a big deal for me, the most important thing is that he’s going to propose and we’re going to get married! Also, now that I’ve had the chance to think about it, I love the ring and its perfect 🙂 do what you think is right for you.
Post # 10
Even if you look at it, it’s not like you can say anything if it’s not what you pictured. I’d wait!! Or at least try to wait 🙂
Post # 11
Man my mom is pushy haha! She sends me a text saying “what if you get into a big argument and you break up and then you’ll NEVER KNOW!” lol she’s the worst influence EVER
My heart is POUNDING right now!!!
I am so scared I wont like it!!! Rings always look SO different in pictures and even in person than they do ON your finger.
Post # 12
@deucesarewild1: that moment should be between you & your man not you and your mom! Tell her no & don’t open it!
Post # 13
@deucesarewild1: plus, what will you do if you don’t like it on? Tell your guy you ruined his surprise & further don’t like it? Or will you wait until he proposes, getting yourself all worked up fretting over it in the meantime? If you end up not liking it, you’ll have to deal with that with your guy anyway so just wait.
Post # 14
Don’t look! I know it’s so hard… I am dying waiting for a proposal myself. But the flood of emotion you will experience the first time you see the ring in person can only happen once and you want to share that with your SO. You can call your mom the minute you get engaged. Don’t let your proposal moment be ruined!
Post # 15
I wouldnt look, personally. I’d want the first time I saw it in person to be when he was giving it to me. =)
Post # 16
Don’t look !!
Surprise proposals, and the rings that go with them are kind of like Christmas (ONLY a ZILLION TIMES BETTER !!)
If you peek you’ll be spoiling it for BOTH of you. And that isn’t fair to him. He’s obviously a GREAT GUY and deserves “his minute”… you will have many many of your own on the way to the alter.
It is good you know… one less thing to worry about “I wonder IF he’s buying / bought the ring”
BUT if you open it you’ll spoil a lot of the element of surprise. And you can’t ever get that back !!
You owe it to yourself and him to have the BEST PROPOSAL EVER !!
Hope this helps,
PS… Tell Mom to bud out. Sharing with her wasn’t wise… I’d be sooo afraid that she’d spill the beans on your little secret knowledge to your Fiance… and that too would spoil the surprise. Think back when you were a kid and found out about a Christmas Present ahead of time… sure you were happy you got what you wished for (or a tad saddened that it wasn’t the exact same model)… definitely took away from the Excitement of Christmas Morning. Tell Mom that she’s being A GRINCH and needs to find something else to do with her time than keep bugging you about this. Temptation isn’t fair or good in this situation.