After A Breakup, One Guy Came Up With A Heartwarming Solution For The Engagement Ring

"I’d hate to see a good ring go to waste."

If you're in the market for an engagement ring that doesn't break the bank, don't go to Jared. Go to Steven Crocker. 

The Virginia Beach, Va.-based film producer bought an engagement ring for $1,700, but "never got to use" it due to a recent breakup. Now, he wants to give it to "a guy or girl who is so in love with their significant other and wants to take the next step but cannot afford a ring" for free. 

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"I tried selling this ring to a handful of places and was offered a very depreciated value that I didn't want to take because it's not about the money," Crocker wrote in a Facebook post on March 5. "For me, it's about love, and I'd hate to see a good ring go to waste, so I'm going to give it away." 

While Crocker did acknowledge "the possibility of being scammed for a free ring," like any good romantic, he decided true love was worth the risk. "I'll send [the ring] anywhere in the US where someone is head-over-heels," he continued in the Facebook post. "...It's not the fanciest ring in the world but it can potentially make someone very happy for the rest of their life." 

Those who believe they fit Crocker's description can send a video explaining why they deserve the engagement ring to his email address, stevenmcrocker46@gmail.com. In addition, he encouraged interested lovers to "Show me pictures of you and your significant other, tell me how you fell in love, tell me their favorite color; whatever you think will convince me of sending this ring to you." 

Crocker has already received more than 400 love stories, but he noted in an addendum to his original post that, "I will slowly begin to chip away at them and accept more until I find the one. I won't pick a lucky couple until after I have read all of them and submissions begin to plateau; no telling when that will be." Eventually, Crocker plans to go over the submissions with some friends and choose the lucky couple together. 

A Plus has reached out to Steven Crocker for comment.

Cover image: Andrew Avdeev / UnSplash

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