Post # 1
Our one year anniversary is in a couple of months. Last night, my SO and I got on the subject because I asked him what he wants for his birthday. Since our anniversary is a few weeks after his birthday, he said “Oh that reminds me. My mom bought something that she wanted me to give you on our one year anniversary. I gave it back to her and said “I’m already giving her something I picked out myself, and I wouldn’t give her something you picked out for me anyway.”
It was a necklace, and apparently it was hideous. When he described it, I agreed that it sounded hideous, which makes me happy because now I know that he knows what my taste in jewelry is. He also already bought me a necklace that I adore and never take off, and he told her that as well.
I don’t want to get my hopes up, but this conversation came out of nowhere, and it sounded like he was hinting at something…
Post # 3
I agree with the not getting your hopes up because if it’s not what you expected then you might get that disappointed feeling. I’m not saying you won’t love it or appreciate it but when you’re expecting something & get another you get that kind of bummed feeling but I’m pretty sure you’ll love what ever he gives you, after all he does know your taste in jewelry (Brownie point lol). Lots of luck sent your way =)
Post # 4
Unless you two have specifically talked about getting engaged in the near future, I wouldn’t get your hopes up! We often hear what we want to hear, regardless of whether or not that is what the other person is intending — especially in the case of wanting a proposal. I hope your anniversary goes well!
Post # 5
Did she want him to give it to you as a present from HIM, or did she want him to give it to you as a present from HER? If it’s the latter, she might be really offended that he insinuated that you wouldn’t like it or want it. In those situations (ex’s parents and even FI’s parents have gifted me some pretty gnarly stuff in the past) I find it is best to say “Wow, thanks for thinking of me!” and then hide it away somewhere. If it was supposed to be a gift from HIM, that’s a bit odd.
Anyway, hopefully he meant that he’s giving you a ring, but I wouldn’t get your hopes up too high. It doesn’t seem that strong of a hint and perhaps he really did just remember that conversation. He could be getting you something else you love!
(Of course saying that I know your hopes will be up anyway…I know how that goes with birthdays, holidays, anniversaries…just try not to be disappointed if it’s not!)
Post # 6
It was definitely supposed to be something she bought for him to give to me from him. That’s why he gave it back to her and said, I’m getting her gifts myself, so stop doing that. She’s done this before, but it was a while ago and for something a lot less significant than our one year anniversary.
I know I’m just being silly, but I can totally see her buying something and giving it to him to give to me so he won’t give me a ring for our anniversary. haha. I’m glad he gave it back to her. I was also worried that she would go with him and tell him what ring to get, and now this seems less likely.