Date of event

Sunday, March 14, 2010

How we got engaged

After we graduated we each moved home with our parents to save some money (me to Mass and him to NJ). I went to visit him for a few days in March 2010. One night after we ate dinner he asked me to go into his basement with him because he wanted to show me something. I had no clue what he was going on about but I went with him anyway. When we got into his damp, dark basement he turned on a small light on a table. He picked up a piece of wax carved into a circle and a diamond, put the diamond in a small hole in the top of the wax, put in on my finger and asked me to marry him! I was so shocked I couldn't even think straight! but of course I said yes! After hugging and some tears he explained to me that the diamond belonged to his mother, and he had met with a jeweler who gave hm tips on how to carve/design his own engagement ring. So even though the physical proposal was a little strange, I have a completely custom made ring that no one else in the world will ever have.

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