The Lovefeed reviews the New York Times article on what happens to the engagement ring when the marriage goes wrong.
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Allison Castillo: The Rules of Engagement. To some a thriller staring Tommy Lee Jones, to others, a set of military guideline and to get others a debate over who gets to keep the ring when the whole thing goes wrong. His disengaging dilemma was explored by the New York Times recently to little avail. Thank you. I‘ll be here next week. In a president’s setting decision, lawyer Joan Roswell won the ruling that the ring should be returned to the donor. Reasoning if there is no fault divorce, there should be no fault engagement. However, exemptions are sometimes made in Texas depending on that very thing. If the man breaks it off, the woman keeps the ring. That’s why all my Exes live in Texas. Etiquette expert, Letitia Baldrige believes whoever breaks it up should make good, but if the ring is a family alum, the woman should return it and the man should buy her another piece of jewelry or give her a credit at a jewelry store because nice people do that. Taking the question if you wanna be nice or sane? Some claim the ring is a gift. I can’t imagine a man asking for a back wondering, whatever happened to chivalry? Chivalry? That went out about the same time texting ca me in.

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