(Closed) Did you get a promise ring?

posted 4 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Do you have a promise ring?
    Yes and I'm engaged : (45 votes)
    16 %
    Yes and I'm not engaged yet : (19 votes)
    7 %
    No and I'm engaged : (107 votes)
    38 %
    No and I'm not engaged yet : (17 votes)
    6 %
    No and I'm married : (76 votes)
    27 %
    Yes and I'm married : (15 votes)
    5 %
  • Post # 3
    604 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    I never got a promise ring, but FI and I were together for a little less than a year before he proposed. I’ve never had a problem with it since I’m not much of a jewelry person anyway (even though it’ll take a whole lot to pry my e-ring off my finger)

    Post # 4
    302 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I voted for No and engaged because there wasn’t an option for no and married. Maybe it’s weird I still come on here often even after the wedding? 😛

    I totally always wanted a promise ring, but my husband simply isn’t the type to think of getting me something like that. I wish I had mentioned it, because he is the type that needs a little help thinking of things in that department. Oh well 😛

    Post # 5
    3469 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2015

    I don’t have a promise ring and I did ask my SO for one in Febuary, but he said he was getting my ring this year so there was no need for a promise ring 🙂 We’ve been together almost 2.5 years

    Post # 6
    7121 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Nope no promise ring. We were only together for 2 years before getting engaged though. The people I typically see with them are people who have been together for quite awhile and just haven’t been able to get engaged yet (for whatever reason).

    Post # 7
    7121 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    @susi_petunia:  haha not weird at all! I totally plan on being here after I get married! If there were no married bees then the advice wouldn’t be as good Smile

    Post # 9
    96 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    Me and FI have been together since our senior year in hs (9 years now) and he gave me a promise ring after 2 years of dating and we are now engaged!

    Post # 10
    2903 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    I had a promise ring before I married my EXH (cheating douche)-we were together 3 years before we got married.

    My DH got me a heart necklace before we were engaged but we were only together 9 months before he proposed and married a year later. 

    Post # 11
    452 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    No promise ring here, and we were engaged after 5 years together

    Promise rings really really aren’t a big thing where I’m from and other places I’ve lived in Canada (as in, I don’t know anyone who has received one). I think it might be more regional and in the US?


    Post # 12
    3101 posts
    Sugar bee

    @alotlikelove:  I did not even think of getting a promise ring.  Then-BF lavaliered me (giving me his fraternity’s letters, which I made a necklace with) after dating for 2 years, then proposed 2 months later.


    Post # 13
    1966 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I was 21 when we met & he was about to turn 23. Too old to be given a promise ring.

    Post # 14
    6361 posts
    Bee Keeper

    No, and it would’ve baffled me. I don’t understand how promise rings are different than engagement rings. FI feels the same.

    Post # 15
    12103 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2014

    We were together for 8.5 years before he proposed.  He never gave me a promise ring – I honestly don’t really understand the purpose of them (it’s a pre-engagement ring??).  He did give me a necklace and a pair of diamond stud earrings, and an expensive designer purse he knew I wanted (as well as several less significant gifts) over the years.  I never wanted a promise ring.

    Post # 16
    302 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    @MrsBeck:  I had this weird moment when my wedding was winding down where I thought, “Oh no! I will never be able to wear this veil again.” Or my dress for that matter. I guess coming here helps me retain some of that amazing feeling and remind me of my special day. 😀

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