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Ladies, The Wedding Ring. An Achievement?

This post is based solely on the way I see brides and newly engaged women flash their rings. What comes to mind is "YES!!!", like a team that just won the premiership. There's a look of victory on their faces, a medal won, an accomplishment. And I get this just from looking at pictures.

See pictures after the cut.
I notice how the man never holds up his left hand, showing his ring for the world to see. It's usually the lady screaming "look look look!"

The ring becomes somewhat like a badge of honour. Look how Kloe Kardashian holds hers up. 

Nene Leaks unabashedly flaunts hers. Though I sense she also wants you to see just how huge that rock is! I'm getting you Nene. 

Classic bride flashing her ring. Isn't it reminiscent of an athlete who's doggedly run a race and finally gets to the finish line, receiving the gold medal for coming first?

"Yes. That's the sparkler. And it's all mine!" *tongue out*

Gabrielle Union's hot boo proposed about a week ago and we've been shown this ring several times since then.... Not like I mind. 

So with genuine curiosity and confusion, I wonder. Is that the state of mind of a new bride or a recently engaged woman? You know, an "I WON!" state of mind. Is there a sense of achievement or accomplishment that comes with a man "putting a ring on it"?
Engaged and married women in the house, I await your input. 

And how come the groom rarely ever flashes his ring? It's something to be proud of too, no?

Oh well, as usual my wandering mind wonders.... 



  1. Naturally women like showing hair,a job,a BF,new car they will show off right about everything. They are also competitive with other females and the wedding ring/engagement ring is no exception to her showing off thing.

  2. First of all, I love your blog. Its classy.

    Now to the issue. You can't blame the ladies. I know I will flash mine. Lolz. But I wouldn't take it too seriously until we both say I do at the altar of God. That's the real deal dear, not the ring.

  3. It's on the same list you'll place a scholarship, a huge contract or gaining admission. So I'll just say it's a plus. The excitement dwindles along the line but at that moment, your joy is priceless.

    1. You sound like you're speaking from experience. You've given me more clarity. Thanks.

  4. blessings.....
    The man is the achievement, if you have met a man that sees you, hears you, treats you the way you want to be treated and honor you and be faithful then that is the achievement. The ring should be a symbol of all that. The ring cannot mean more than the man, if it is then that woman whomever she is, is in trouble, cause the ring don't keep you warm.

    1. I hear you Rhapsody and I couldn't agree more. If everyone thought/thinks this way the success rate of marriages would be way higher than what we have today.

  5. What most women fail to see is that life just starts after the wedding, some just want to answer Mrs for the sake of it then after the wedding they start complaining about loneliness or being in an unhappy marriage. We should try to be patient and marry the one that deserves us not marry out of peer pressure. Like I always tell my women friends don't marry someone you love more than he loves you, if your man doesn't worship you or feel lucky to have then you're with the wrong man. Some men don't marry out of love and respect, they marry cos they think she'll make a good mother and she won't give wahala so that they can continue with their irresponsible ways.
    Marriage should actually scare you.

  6. Extremely wow collection of wedding rings. They are looking awesome I will make sure to calculate them for my new products once m updating with my current store. So that i can earn more business with the help of jewelry.


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