Originally Posted by CouttsClient
Would you like a prize?
The fact that you spent basically nothing to mark the day you married your wife doesn't mean you will be married forever.
The 20 year old said something that you should listen to:
I am saying that if you can only afford X out of pocket and your girl is demanding Y, you may have more trouble down the road than you're bargaining for.
My wife doesn't give a shit about big weddings and fancy diamonds, but cleary the ones defending big weddings and fancy diamonds are only doing so, because they are marrying a woman that finds those things to be vastly important for some reason. Because if your wife was fine with a small wedding, you would happily have a small wedding.