Pre-engagement ring

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A pre-engagement ring, also known as a promise ring, is a ring given to a romantic partner to signify a commitment to a monogamous relationship, often as a precursor to an engagement ring.[1][2] They can be worn on any finger, but those symbolizing pre-engagement (also known as promise-) rings are generally worn on the left ring finger; sometimes, the left middle finger or right ring finger is used instead to prevent confusion with an actual engagement ring.

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  1. ^ Philip-Phiri, Richard (2009). How to Grow Up the Right Way: Enter and Remain in Marriage. AuthorHouse.
  2. ^ Seleshanko, Kristina (2009). Carry Me Over the Threshold. Zondervan.