- 6 years ago
Hello. I need some advice on how to handle a potentially sticky situation that will possibly arise in the coming weeks.
The end of January will bring the three year mark on my boyfriend and I’s relationship. I am hoping that an engagement will be coming soon, and have told myself that it needs to happen by the end of year, or at the very beginning of the new year.
I have recently taken a new job, at the corporate office of a jewelry company. I was informed about a discount on watches, and I know that I receive some kind of discount on jewelry (engagement rings, etc). I haven’t really looked into it yet because I just started.
Anyway, my boyfriend has told people about my new job and the discount. His brother is coming to visit the week after Thanksgiving, and he thinks that he is going to buy his wife an engagement ring upgrade for their anniversary using my discount.
I do not know how to deal with this because I am hoping that perhaps this whole thing is just some kind of story for my boyfriend to find out what kind of discount I get and to be shopping for a ring for me under the guise that he is helping his brother so I don’t want to be a total b
if that is the case (but I really don’t think that is what is going on), but I am not in the position to be offering up a discount to everyone I know.
I do not want to be rude to my boyfriend’s brother, but I feel that if this conversation arises, I am going to snap and make a rude comment that the only engagement ring that will be purchased using my company benefits will be for me. The anger will not be directed at him, but rather towards my boyfriend.
So, any advice would be appreciated, even if it is to tell me that I am being crazy! Thanks.