- 7 years ago
- Wedding: November 2012
… He asked me to find out my ring size
This is by far the most dramatic and direct verbalisation from him that my wait is nearly over.
Our timeline is officially up at the end of June (our 3 year Anniversary) and last week he said “well with only 7 weeks to go I’m going to need to find out your ring size!” eeeek!
He’s still adament that he wants to do the ring choosing all by himself so he told me to go and find out from the jewellers myself.
So this weekend I set off into town on my merry way and actually felt nervous going in to the shop (thought I’d be laughted out of there for not being with my partner!)
The sales chap was young and when I said I needed to find out my ring size he said “is it for an engagement ring?” and I actually stumbled on the words to say yes it is. Clearly still new to all this! He was so sweet and said, “congratulations” while I tried to make the hanger-in-my-mouth smile disappear!
He must have read my mind (I’ve never tried on e-rings before but really hoped I might get a chance to try some on) and thankfully he very kindly offered to show me some different styles and talked me through a short education on diamonds and e-rings. I was there for about half hour trying on some rocks!!
When I got home I told my SO my size and he just said “ok” in the tone as if I’d just asked him if he wanted a cup of tea. Which threw me a bit, I don’t know what I was expecting but I thought it might start another engagement conversation but then I realised that I’ve noticed he won’t discuss engagement/wedding related stuff with me in any depth.
He’ll discuss it in a group, he’s quite open about when our friends are talking about weddings etc and saying things like “when I go on my stag…When we get married it would be lovely in the summer” and he is more likely than me to say “oh, there’s a new episode of Four Wedding on TV tonight, we should watch that!”
So on some level he’s teasing me by being so blase about it all but his little wedding related slips are setting my waiting radar bells off the scale! 7/8 weeks! Jeez that is going to drag!