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Guy asks if he's wrong to tell classmate engagement rings costing 3 months salary is 'gold digging.'

Guy asks if he's wrong to tell classmate engagement rings costing 3 months salary is 'gold digging.'

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Weddings are getting pretty over-the-top these days.

Between the dresses, the venues, the bachelorette/bachelor parties, bridal showers, and gifts--everyone has to be prepared to fork over a decent chunk of change whether they're getting married or just attending.

But, it all starts with an engagement ring. While it's traditional to purchase a diamond, many couples choose to use family heirlooms or other gems for their engagement rings. However, it is expected that whomever is proposing spends a significant amount of their income on an engagement ring, and three months salary is usually the amount that is suggested. That's a quarter of someone's yearly income so you better make sure you're prepared to spend the rest of your life with this person. This is a big decision emotionally and financially, and if Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth recent split has taught us anything, a long-lasting marriage is never guaranteed...

So, when a student shared their awkward conversation concerning what is acceptable to spend on an engagement ring on reddit, the internet was ready to discuss.

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