Tales Of The Rings

One indirect, yet extremely common roadsign has to do with third-finger-left-hand rings. Almost every man has a “tale of the ring”.

Wedding Rings

When you fall in love with a woman you ply her with gifts, the ultimate being a ring as a pledge of love and loyalty. It is a symbol of commitment. Some time ago, women began to reciprocate; mutual commitment was sealed by an exchange of rings.

When love begins to fail, the ring begins to oppress. It is a chafing reminder of painful moments, unsettled conflicts, the souring dreams, the detour of hope. It is no wonder that a woman – in a love gone wrong – would want to cleanse herself of that peripatetic and constant reminder. What happens most often is that the ring, and its removal, becomes an indirect message, or roadsign, pointing towards the demise of a good relationship.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s