Posts tagged "broken engagements"

Kat Von D Got A Tattoo Of Jesse James 5th Grade Yearbook Portrait

  Talk about poorly timed. On a new clip from the upcoming season of "LA Ink," Kat Von D has a special surprise for her fiance, Jesse James. It's a tattoo for him. And no, it's not his initials or even his name. It's a big old portrait. Of his fifth grade yearbook photo. "You're…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 28, 2011

Patti Stanger And 5 Other Famous Ladies Who Kept Their Engagement Rings

"Millionaire Matchmaker" Patti Stanger might have broken off her engagement to Andy Friedman because she decided that she wanted children, but that doesn't mean that she's giving the ring back. "Technically speaking he who breaks up gives it back," she explained to Radar. "But I actually gave him a really expensive watch so if he…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 22, 2010

Judge Rules Woman Must Return Engagement Ring To Ex-Fiancé

When an engagement ends, where the diamond ring goes is a longstanding, complicated question. We had two experts weigh in earlier, and now a broken engagement in New York has forced a judge to rule on the issue. Danielle Cavalieri and John Gunther got engaged in March 2008 with plans to marry on Oct. 2,…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 7, 2010

Does Love Really Make You This Stupid?

Sometimes, I read an advice column and learn something that will help me avoid doing something regrettable. When I read a Social Q's question and answer that will appear in this Sunday's paper, I wondered how a person could be so stupid. J.S. in Brooklyn, NY, bought a woman he had been dating for two…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 10, 2009

Girl Talk: Jilted But Not (Majorly) Bitter

After my engagement ended, my tolerance for weddings was low. Very low. That first week spent on my couch in pure misery saw me turning my eyes away from any and all wedding references. The wedding book I was given by my almost-mother-in-law got hidden in the back of my closet, along with our engagement…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 2, 2009

Dating Amelia: Is My Busted Engagement A Problem For You?

I never thought I would be in the position of dating with a broken engagement under my belt. I hope to never have another. As I've started dating again, I've had to think about how honest I want to be about my prior relationship history. So, how honest do I want to be? Totally. At…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 5, 2009

After A Broken Engagement, Who Keeps The Ring?

Well dang, I never thought I would be so lucky as to personally weigh in on this debate! The Frisky presented both sides to this conundrum way back when, but The New York Times decided to voice their opinion in this weekend's Wedding section (what a downer for all the rejoicing couples whose weddings were…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 6, 2008