Doesn’t Mean A Thing Without The Ring

: The Daily Mail claims some women are buying fake engagement rings in order to avoid the ‘Thanksgiving Third Degree’ from their parents. Heather, a lawyer from New York, bought a $30 ring and says, “I couldn’t take my mom’s nagging anymore,’ she said. ‘I had been dating Tony for two years and it was driving my mother crazy that I was already 30 and we weren’t engaged yet. I knew that if I wasn’t engaged by the time I saw her, it would be a weekend of more nagging hell. I knew that if I wasn’t engaged by the time I saw her, it would be a weekend of more nagging hell. I got a fake ring for 30 bucks just to shut her up. It actually worked and it turned into a really great visit!