Florida Man Proposes to Girlfriend With Stolen Rings | 22 Words

There's something about love. The emotional fanfare of finding someone perfect is aspirational, and in spite of many comments to the contrary, plenty of us still seek out marriage as a confirmation of that commitment. And nowhere is this more highly scrutinized than in the wedding planning process - which starts with the ring.

One man went for a rather unusual proposal this week - and the internet doesn't know what to think...

Finding love is something most of us hope for.


But the searching can make it seem like it's basically an impossibility. It can be a jungle out there, folks!

Dating is no joke.


In fact, romantic life can often just feel like a string of missed opportunities as you search and search for "the one."

Looking for love can be exhausting.


But once you find it, for many of us, it really does make every part of life seem a little bit brighter.

Being in a happy relationship is many people's aim.


Finding the person who's a perfect fit, and that you can stay committed to for a long time, can make it feel like your life is moving in the right direction.

Plus, PDAs are nice.


Having someone to hug and kiss (and who hugs and kisses you right back) is a pretty sweet feeling.

Some couples wish to take their commitment a step further.


Becoming engaged to be married is one way that many choose to express the seriousness of their love for one another.

Many of us have marriage in our life plan.


And for many women in particular, the marriage fantasy starts right at the beginning - with the proposal of their dreams.

Which can put a lot of pressure on the situation.


If the proposal is supposed to set the trend for how the wedding (and even the marriage) will go, many want it to be absolutely perfect.

Proposals have become a pretty big deal.


And that can mean that there seems to be more than just 2 people involved. In fact, getting engaged has become a pretty public event in most people's lives.

And getting the proposal right is a big deal.


In fact, many ascribe it with meaning about the potential future of a relationship and marriage ...

Usually, proposals follow one rather conventional route.


Getting down on one knee, proffering a diamond, you know the drill.

The ring is a big deal.


And one Florida man went for a rather unusual option this week ...

In fact, his proposal led to a warrant for his arrest.


And the internet doesn't know what to make of this bizarre story.

Meet Joseph Davis.

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He hit headlines when his girlfriend reported him to the police.

The reason?

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She'd found out he had another girlfriend who he'd recently proposed to.

And when she saw the Facebook announcement, the rings looked a little too familiar.

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He'd stolen jewellery to the value of $6,270, including a diamond ring belonging to his first girlfriend's grandmother.

The Volusia County Sheriff's department has put a warrant out for his arrest.

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Next time you steal something, maybe don't put it on Facebook?

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