(FOX News) - A Minnesota woman's powerful defense of her "small" engagement ring is now making big headlines.
"You should upgrade your tiny wedding ring so people know how successful you are!" one person told Rachel Pederson.
Since she was often hearing that suggestion from friends and family, Pederson took to Facebook to explain why the size of her ring makes no difference to her.
Pederson wrote in part:
Yes, I know that my wedding ring is small.
Friends and family often ask me when I'm going to have it "upgraded".... After all, it doesn't represent the level of success we are achieving.
I've even had one person say "you could wear a bigger ring for important events, so people don't think you're not successful."
Wait a minute.... Since when did the size of someone's ring become an indication of success?!
For me, the ring is SO much more.
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