Son And Fiancée Demand Engagement Ring, Call Me Selfish

Alfe Mercado
Engagement Ring
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When my son's fiancée asked for my engagement ring, I said no. Sam and Emily wanted my ring to avoid buying a new one and to make it a family heirloom. But I want to keep wearing it until I'm old. They called me selfish and materialistic. AITA?

Son and fiancée reveal important news after private engagement announcement 💍

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Sam and Emily ask for my engagement ring, call me selfish 😒

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Protecting my precious engagement ring from entitled son and fiancée.

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Grandma refuses to give engagement ring to entitled son and fiancée 💍

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Diamonds scam? Son and fiancée demand ring, call mom selfish 😒

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Son and fiancée demand heirloom ring, leaving me ringless. AITA?

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Husband defends wife against entitled son and fiancée 💍

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Son and fiancée demand engagement ring, causing family feud 👎

A mother's engagement ring holds sentimental value, but her son and his fiancée demand it to avoid debt. Despite explaining her attachment to the ring and offering to pass it on to their future children, the couple calls her selfish and materialistic. The situation has caused a rift in the family, with the woman questioning if she is in the wrong. Many people have strong opinions on the matter, with some suggesting alternatives to traditional diamond rings and others defending the mother's right to keep her ring. Let's dive deeper into the comments and reactions to this controversial family issue.

Son and fiancée demand OP's engagement ring, call her selfish. OP is NTA.

macladybulldog | macladybulldog

NTA: Commenter jokes about keeping the bedroom, hilarious! 😂

KB7470 | KB7470

Skip the diamond and opt for a simple wedding band 💍

sk2sookie | sk2sookie

Don't fall for the manipulation. You're not the a-hole 💍

NachoFurioso | NachoFurioso

Fiancé demands engagement ring from mother-in-law, NTA for refusing 💍

bluep3001 | bluep3001

Son demands mom's engagement ring as a wedding gift. NTA.

dramaandaheadache | dramaandaheadache

Son and fiancée demand inheritance, call mother selfish 🙄

Jujulabee | Jujulabee

Daughter-in-law and fiancée demand mom's ring, OP says no. NTA 💍

ClothDiaperAddicts | ClothDiaperAddicts

Don't let him guilt you into handing over YOUR ring 💍

Misenica | Misenica

Entitled son and fiancée demand ring, called out for manipulation 🚩

IAmGettingThePig | IAmGettingThePig

Fiancée demands ring, commenter says NTA and predicts entitlement.

YouretheAH | YouretheAH

Defend your ring! 💍 NTAs shouldn't surrender heirlooms.

RafRafRafRaf | RafRafRafRaf

Family heirlooms should be passed down, NTA 👍💍

kappyshortsleeve | kappyshortsleeve

Ungrateful son and fiancée demand mom's engagement ring. NTA.

yikesladyy | yikesladyy

Commenter calls out son and fiancée's entitled behavior 👀

starchy2ber | starchy2ber

Don't let them guilt you into giving up your sentimental ring 💍❤️

calling_water | calling_water

Alternative rings are just as beautiful. NTA for setting boundaries.

snap-dazzle-pop | snap-dazzle-pop

NTA, son's SO is materialistic. Emotional value trumps materialism ❤

BrownieZombie1999 | BrownieZombie1999

Buy a less expensive ring. Sentimental value matters more. 💍❤️

PurpleProboscis | PurpleProboscis

Son calls diamonds scam, wants one for fiancée. NTA?

Confusion-Advanced | Confusion-Advanced

You deserve to keep the ring. Don't let them guilt-trip you.

niamhara | niamhara

Save money on a lab-created diamond or sapphire. Be creative 💍

Ebar16 | Ebar16

Not selfish for keeping mother's ring, tradition is for the deceased. 💍

BruceLeeis4Me | BruceLeeis4Me

Son and fiancée demand engagement ring, but commenter says NTA

sldetweiler | sldetweiler

Don't let them guilt-trip you into giving away your ring 💍🚫

pot_and_kettle_meet | pot_and_kettle_meet

Your wedding ring, your memories, your decision. NTA 👏

Sea_Mixture6 | Sea_Mixture6

User warns against giving away sentimental ring to entitled couple.

BatDance3121 | BatDance3121

Keeping her ring causes family drama 💍💔

the-triple-wide | the-triple-wide

Engagement ring drama: Son and fiancée demand ring off finger.

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Ripping off the ring? Don't be selfish, Emily! 💍

Finnegan7921 | Finnegan7921

Don't let them bully you! Consider a cheaper stone option 😊

TheOneAndOnly75 | TheOneAndOnly75

Diamonds aren't forever: NTA, but entitled son and fiancée demand ring.

lovekittn | lovekittn

Buy a similar ring. Set boundaries. Gift them counseling sessions. 🚫💍

cassowary32 | cassowary32

Entitled son and fiancée demand ring, commenters side with OP 🤔

cupcakecounter | cupcakecounter

Keep the ring and stand your ground 💍💪

Formal-Ad-2160 | Formal-Ad-2160

Proposal with mom's ring? Guilt-tripping mom to buy ring? NTA, hilarious.

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Don't let them guilt-trip you, keep your ring and money 💍💰

Boomgtd_ | Boomgtd_

Son and fiancée demand engagement ring, but OP is NTA 🙅‍♀️

QuirkySyrup55947 | QuirkySyrup55947

Entitled couple demands ring, commenter suggests lab grown alternative. 🙄

notyourcoloringbook | notyourcoloringbook

Entitled couple demands extravagant ring, commenter deems NTA.

CarelessCow2599 | CarelessCow2599

Keep the ring! Son and fiancée are being unreasonable 😑

WutheringHamlet | WutheringHamlet

Diamonds are a scam, plain bands for them 🚫💍

intergalacticcircus_ | intergalacticcircus_

Keep your family heirloom safe and tell them to get their own 💍

vodka_philosophy | vodka_philosophy

NTA. Son's entitled fiancée demands ring, calls mom selfish 😒

BeginningReasonable9 | BeginningReasonable9

Diamonds are a scam? Not the a**hole for skipping ring 💍

UncleFredP00P | UncleFredP00P

Commenter calls out absurdity of son and fiancée's demand 💍

Drewherondale | Drewherondale

Diamonds aren't the only option! NTA, stand your ground ✨

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Engagement ring affordability and theft prevention tips. 💍

RebeccaMCullen | RebeccaMCullen

Traditional engagement rings: cost or sentimentality?

CarpeCyprinidae | CarpeCyprinidae

Protect your ring! NTA, they're being selfish and entitled 🙄

ComprehensiveBand586 | ComprehensiveBand586

Woman refuses diamond ring, son calls her selfish. 🙄💍

IAMA_Shark__AMA | IAMA_Shark__AMA

NTA. Demanding your mother's engagement ring? That's creepy 😦

hibbletyjibblety | hibbletyjibblety

Debt-free advice: alternatives to a diamond ring 💍

SimonSpooner | SimonSpooner

Sassy NTA comment shuts down entitled son and fiancée 👋🏼💍

Zestyclose-Gap8621 | Zestyclose-Gap8621

Stand your ground! It's your ring and your decision 💍

coffeebean823113 | coffeebean823113

Passing down rings isn't selfish. NTA for saying no.

Knittingfairy09113 | Knittingfairy09113

Diamonds are a scam. They want a ring. NTA 💍

NotYourMommyDear | NotYourMommyDear

Heirloom ring drama: Son and fiancée demand immediate handover.

Rtarara | Rtarara

Selfish son and fiancée demand engagement ring from deceased mother

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Engagement rings: To pass down or not to pass down?

ChasingPotatoes17 | ChasingPotatoes17

Keep the ring! Your happiness matters too! 😊

wantonwally | wantonwally

Engagement ring is sentimental, son can buy his own. 😂

xmrschaoticx | xmrschaoticx

Son's demand for engagement ring is manipulative, NTA.

PamelaOfMosman | PamelaOfMosman

Your ring, your choice. NTA for not passing it down.

KnotKarma | KnotKarma

Keep your ring and demand respect. Opals are beautiful 💍

Axlsgirl1990 | Axlsgirl1990

Son and fiancée demand engagement ring, but OP stands firm 💪

AsparagusIll8035 | AsparagusIll8035

Fiancé and son demand her engagement ring, call her selfish 😒

Rose717 | Rose717

Let them put a ring on their own finger 💍👋

proknoi | proknoi

Son's entitled fiancée demands ring, commenter says NTA 🚫💍

Fritemare | Fritemare

Materialism at its finest 🙄 Parenting done right, NTA

ImpressiveCollar5811 | ImpressiveCollar5811

Wearing your engagement ring daily? NTA for keeping it back.

monica6d1971 | monica6d1971

🏆 Entitlement of the day award goes to...

SlinkyMalinky20 | SlinkyMalinky20

Debating the value of engagement rings 💍🤔

moosigirl | moosigirl

OP's wedding band is safe! NTA 🙌

KazzaQ66 | KazzaQ66

Curious about what led to entitled behavior. NTA.

FoxUniCarKilo | FoxUniCarKilo

Engagement ring drama solved with ring pops suggestion 🍭💍

particledamage | particledamage

Don't let them pressure you into giving away something precious 💍

CJL2021 | CJL2021

Keep your ring and let them figure it out. 💍

bluemyeyes | bluemyeyes

Son and fiancée demand engagement ring, call me selfish. Commenter calls out entitled behavior. NTA 🚫

quirkyhermit | quirkyhermit