Maybe Diamonds Aren't A Girl's Best Friend After All
Wedding season is upon us and as the shower, bachelorette, and ceremony invites pile up, so too do the dollar signs. Every event carries a hefty price tag, from the bended knee onwards.
It's interesting that we go through these motions without ever questioning them, no matter how outdated and unwelcome they may be. I mean, we moan and complain, but there's no solid debate that leads to change. We follow through with these traditions because they "make mom and dad happy", but none of this was mom and dad's idea to begin with. The diamond ring, for instance, was the idea of De Beers, a seller of…why, what do you know: diamond rings!