What To Do With Your Engagement Ring Post Break Up

While we all hope that a proposal turns into a beautiful, loving, long-lasting relationship, unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Sometimes, happily ever after takes a few tries to achieve, and that’s okay because what’s meant to be, will be.

Once you’ve had the time to process everything, however, you need to start thinking about what to do with your engagement ring. There are a few options to go with, all you need to do is figure out which one works best for you, and will help you find closure and move on.

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1. Hand It Back

It might be awkward, but it’s important to have a discussion with your ex to decide on who will be able to keep the ring. In some cases, your ex might ask for it back, or you might just not want anything to do with it anyways. If it’s a family heirloom, like his grandmother’s ring, then there’s no doubt that it should be returned.

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2. Repurpose The Diamond

This is a great option for a relationship that ended on good terms. If you and your ex still have fond memories, but for some reason, didn’t work out as husband and wife, then take your engagement ring to a jeweller to have it redesigned into something else, whether that be a pair of earrings or a necklace, so that you’ll always have something to remember your time together by.

In the chance you and your ex-partner share children, we think it’s a wonderful idea to have the diamond ring repurposed into something that can be gifted to your kids, either for your daughter/s to keep, or your son to use when he chooses to propose.

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3. Sell Your Ring

Whether the memories from your past relationship are bad or good, selling your ring is a brilliant way to get rid of it, and get back something better in return. Depending on how much you can get for the ring, go wild with what you choose to buy. Plane tickets sound good, or maybe a new designer bag?

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