Katy’s Mailbox

Katy,

I was going through a drawer over the weekend, and accidentally found the engagement ring my boyfriend is planning to give me.

And when I opened the box I was horrified: It was the ugliest thing I’ve ever seen. It’s yellow gold and looks like it came out of a cracker jack box. I would send you a pic, but I don’t want him to KNOW it’s me.

Shouldn’t it bother me he apparently doesn’t know me at all? Is it wrong to have a friend step in and help find something I’d like?

HELP!

-Amber

Amber,

Not really familiar territory for me, but yeah, I’d say have a friend step in. I wouldn’t let it bug you that he didn’t know your style. I hate to reference Sex and the City, but same problem! Guys aren’t good at that sort of thing. It can’t hurt to have someone who knows you just offer a helping hand.

I mean dude – you have to wear that thing all the time, you might as well like it?

Have you ever been here? What would you do?

-Katy