The Ring – Part 4: Surrender, responsibility and love
This final article in a 4 part series, The Ring, asks if beyond commercial and emotional interests, does the ring have a true place in a marriage proposal and the rituals of commitment and marriage?
The Ring – Part 3: Wedding proposal fantasies
This third article in a 4 part series, The Ring, explores the fantasies that feed our ideals of the perfect proposal and the prize of a more-expensive-the-better engagement ring at the expense of true intimacy and connection.
The Ring – Part 2: Ideals, profits and pressure
This second article in a 4 part series, The Ring, explores the volatile monetary and emotional value of engagement rings and the sticky obligation and manufactured need behind them.
The Ring – Part 1: Our fascination with weddings and rings
This four part series explores our expensive and cruel fascination with rings, weddings and the pressure, status and emotional security behind the sparkle.