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The History of Wedding Rings – An Anniversary Post

The wedding ring remains one of the most iconic symbols of marriage today. The circle has always represented the unending cycle, an eternity of existence. In love, it symbolizes an endless affection. The symbolism may ring hollow in today’s seemingly impermanence of some marriages as people marry and un-marry as if following a trend, but for many, the ring’s symbolism is still something to aspire and hope for. It still gives meaning to the purpose of unity and endlessness in the love between couples.

There is, however, a segment of people who see the ring as an antiquated symbol of man’s dominance over woman and eschew the use of such a symbol in their relationship. It goes back to the times when women became ‘properties’ of men once the ring is placed on their fingers. Back then, only women wore rings. It is only in recent times that men started wearing rings too.

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Tips for Shopping Online

If you shop online, you are probably already familiar with all the safety precautions as far as guarding your personal information and money. The infographic below is geared for the European market, but some of the advice is universal no matter where you are. Besides shopping only on reliable sites and having the right security software on your computer, I think the biggest advice you should take away from this list is, IF IT’S TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, IT PROBABLY IS!

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