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This Woman Bragged About Her $130 Wedding Rings Online For The Best Reason

Diamonds upset me, mainly because they’re not rare or precious stones by any means. Their worth is a direct product of marketing and branding, and diamonds are about as plentiful as quartz. So where does all of their value come from?

From a company who owns a bunch of diamonds basically creating this idea that they’re worth something.

It’d be great if we could start with exorbitantly-priced diamond rings, however. Because having to pay a crap-ton of money to prove you “love” somebody doesn’t really sound much like love at all.

And Ariel Desiree McRae from Tennessee agrees.

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She shared an emotional Facebook post showing off her $130 wedding rings asking, “Why do material possessions equate love?”

Here’s her post in full:

My last share is EXACTLY how I feel.

My husband doesn’t have a lot, neither of us do. We scrape and scrape to pay bills and put food in our bellies, but after almost 2 years of dating we decided that we couldn’t wait anymore, so we didn’t.

I wasn’t even…

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