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More women helping pay for own engagement ring

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More and more women are helping pay for their own engagement rings.

A survey from bridal resource found 46 percent of women are willing to help pay some of the cost. 54 percent said "no way."

Possible reasons for the growing trend:

- More couples share bank accounts before getting married
- A lot of women go with their boyfriends to pick out their engagement rings

Some people argue that the break in tradition is a sign that chivalry is dead. Join the debate at

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