The unnamed woman told her partner she would only marry him if he swapped the ring he had bought her with a much more expensive piece.
She said: "He actually looked really proud and said he got it for a huge steal; the jeweler said it was worth $1000 but he got it for $350.
"I told him I appreciated the proposal and I do want to marry him, but I don't really like the ring he picked out, it looks really cheap, it is cheap, and it seems like he didn't really put effort into it.
"He told me I was being materialistic and that he'd be more comfortable saving that money towards a honeymoon or a house.
"He said he will get another ring if I really hate my ring, but spending more than $500 was straight up not happening."