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Does He Stand Up to the Quiz?


He’s on bended knee before you and the stars in the night sky are sparkling, and he’s giving you his beautiful interpretation of “I want to spend the rest of my life with you,” and everything is phenomenal and romantic . . .

And then he opens the pretty little box with the most exquisite diamond engagement ring you’ve ever seen, and you can’t think of one reason why you wouldn’t say yes to his wedding proposal.

Here’s a thought: whether you’ve already said yes, or you think your relationship is moving toward a wedding proposal, before you glide down that aisle toward nuptial bliss, ask yourself these questions from iVillage’s “Is He the One?” article written by Susan Swimmer. It can’t hurt to take an objective look at your relationship before you decide to make such a huge life change, right? This insightful article can help reaffirm that you’ve found what you’ve been looking for, or help you come to the conclusion that it may be time to move on.

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Your Diamond Personality

Ahhhhhhhhhhhh, yes, ladies. The beloved diamond engagement ring. The starting point for the transition from the boyfriend/girlfriend journey to marital bliss.

Let’s face it – we’ve been admiring the beauty and brilliance of diamonds since we were little girls. But do you know your diamond personality? Given that you’re going to be wearing this ring for the rest of your life, you want to be careful about what type of ring your request from your beau.

In Randi Molofsky’s book, A Girls’ Guide to Buying Diamonds, he offers advice for women on finding the right diamond ring. With the trend of women buying the right-hand diamond ring for themselves, the purchase of the diamond ring is no longer restricted to couples on the road to marriage. His book is a great resource whether you’re buying the ring for yourself, or you’re helping your significant other choose a ring for you.

Check out this article on, “Find the Perfect Diamonds for Your Personality”, that matches personality types with different types of diamonds. As diamonds are a girl’s best friend, you want to make sure that your best friend is one you’ll want to keep around for a lifetime, right? This is a fun article.

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Is It Time to Pop the Question?

You love each other, you depend on each other, and you can’t imagine life without each other. While you may be thinking about making it all official, how do you know he’s thinking the same thing? Does he want to pop the question, but he’s waiting for a sign from you? (Because if he’s even THINKING of popping the question, you want to make sure that he knows what kind of diamond engagement ring you want – after all you’ve gotta wear that thing for the rest of your life!)

While you may be confident that you’re ready for a lifetime commitment with the love of your life, how do you know he’s ready? It’s no secret that women are often ready to stand in front of the altar long before their partners are. Continue reading

After the proposal

Getting engaged is an incredibly exciting time, and you should make an effort to really enjoy it. You and your fiance have made a commitment of love to each other, you have a gorgeous engagement ring as a testament of his love for you, and you are planning a loving future together.

While the official move from girlfriend to fiancee is an unforgettable experience, you may be tempted to hyperventilate when you take a look at the list of everything that needs to be done – the parents meeting if they haven’t met yet; the engagement party; choosing attendants for the wedding; choosing and ordering a dress; finding a venue; the cake – the list goes on and on.

But no need to panic – we have an article that offers an overview to help you begin.

So, take a deep breath, pour yourself a great glass of wine, give this a quick read and enjoy the ride toward wedding bliss.

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Romantic Christmas Gift Ideas She’ll Love

The spirit of the holiday season is a time when we attempt to extend a little more kindness to our fellow man (or woman), create memories with our families and express our love and gratitude through gifts. But finding that one Christmas gift idea for your girlfriend, fiancée or wife can be a daunting task when faced with the incredible number of options out there.

If you’re just stumped and can’t quite decide on what to give her, but you are looking for romantic Christmas gift ideas that will sweep her off of her feet, keep in mind that the best Christmas gift ideas require some time and effort on your part.

Here are some ideas that go beyond the impersonal gift certificate or typical scarf to get you thinking about some alternatives that may put a sparkle in her eye this Christmas.

A Christmas Engagement

There are few romantic Christmas gift ideas that can top getting engaged over the holidays. You are giving her the gift of your love and commitment, and her finger is decorated with a beautiful testament to your feelings for her. Continue reading