I Am Not a Roses and Diamonds Type of Girl

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    I'm the girl who prefers one rose instead of a

    dozen. I'm the girl who would rather stay in on a Friday night than go to a wild party with random strangers. I'm the girl who wouldn't make you wait on her hand and foot, but would do anything to make you happy. I'm the girl who would enjoy having a movie night rather than...
    chloejune chloejune
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 8, 2014

    Don't take me out to a movie

    and give me flowers, take me to a abandoned place and find something that was left behind, take a walk with me in the pouring rain, don't give me candy and a card, write me a letter at 3am when you can't sleep, give me something to feed my soul, don't tell me all the things...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2016

    I definitely think roses

    and diamonds are overrated.
    Vampyre76 Vampyre76
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jan 12, 2016

    a box of chicken nuggets do me just fine.

    I don't need the finer things to know how you feel I don't like fancy dates, I want movies at home with animal crackers in our PJ's. I actually feel quite awkward when someone spends so much on me.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 14, 2015

    I may look like a princess

    but I'd much rather be listening to country music, drinking a beer and hangin out in the sticks
    missaly missaly
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 22, 2014

    Roses are nice, but I'd

    rather some other type of flower. If you're gonna give a girl flowers, how about a flowering plant? Something that lasts beyond the week or so that cut flowers survive. As far as diamonds go, I just feel bad for the lives of the people working to mine them. I'd love to...
    yourvoluptuousbaby yourvoluptuousbaby
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 2, 2014

    Even though they're nice && I wouldn't mind

    them.... I'm not really a roses && diamonds type girl. It doesn't take much to please me because I usually like the little things in life, write me a love note on a napkin, give me 10,000 kisses under the stars, take me for a walk in the park, we could ride bikes, roller blade...
    Eli122009 Eli122009
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 29, 2015

    I think I could be though.

    I wouldn't object to someone giving me either. It might take some getting used to at first....might shed a few tears and all But roses and diamonds are pretty.
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges
    41-45, F
    Feb 6, 2016

    I'd rather have time

    and attention... the person's heart, to feel that the person was looking forward to seeing me. Ok, I accept sunflowers and tight hugs. :P
    MarcieRachelFCC MarcieRachelFCC
    31-35, F
    Jan 22, 2016
    vf702 vf702
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 17, 2015

    Buy me weed. Or stones

    and crystals.
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 16, 2016

    I'm not a materialistic type of girl,

    I prefer sweet words, big hugs and passionate kisses. A cuddle counts to me more than a necklace, a kiss on my neck stands stronger than a diamond ring, true love is always better than money and the things you can buy with it.
    StevieHailzSatan StevieHailzSatan
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 9, 2014

    I don't need roses, I don't need any flower.

    I don't need diamonds, I don't need any gem. Just show me that you care, and it'll be good enough for me.
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jun 30, 2015

    I don't believe in romance.

    I do believe in love however. Frankly I think the best type of love is the kind with a lot of trials and with minimal bells and whistles. Love that conquers and grows and sometimes hurts-I'd much rather hope for that.
    deleted deleted
    Dec 29, 2015

    But more of a plants,

    herbs, and crystals type of girl ;)
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 15, 2015

    I really don't like when the guys

    who court me or ask me out bring me a bouquet of flowers or a jewelry, etc. All I will accept is his patience, honesty, respect, loyalty, kindness, and for everything he is and nothing materialistic or things that some guys think that will attract me or get my attention. Things...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 20, 2015

    Of course, that might change

    if I actually get either one.
    mickitg mickitg
    46-50, T
    Aug 26, 2015

    I never buy expensive gifts

    for the people I love the most. Instead, I make something for them. I would want someone to do that for me too. I mean , even it didn't come out right, even if you aren't good at craft, even if you aren't creative, at least it was something you made with your own hands with so...
    Nandana96 Nandana96
    18-21, F
    Jan 26, 2016

    I'm more of a tailgate sunset

    or campfire kinda gal. It's beautiful.
    DayDreamingDragon DayDreamingDragon
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 3, 2014

    I am a mixtape and letters type of girl.

    I want to know i inspire you. I want to know what songs make you think of me. I keep all of the little notes, texts, letters, and drawings written or made for me. I dont really do gifts. Anyone can buy me something. I want to know that the things given to me are actually...
    xxladyjadedxx xxladyjadedxx
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jul 9, 2014

    But if you'd like to buy me a vintage car,

    I'm happy to take it.. ;)
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Mar 31, 2014

    Not at all. Bring me food

    and a video game and I am happy
    oathtoorder oathtoorder
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Aug 10, 2014

    I'm really a food and video games kinda girl.

    Roses aren't impressive and diamonds are just expensive clumps of carbon. I'd just prefer to soend the day playing Diablo together and eating junk.
    FatalOrca FatalOrca
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 6, 2016

    lol I am more of a Pizza

    and video games kinda chick.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 18, 2015

    I got flowers today. It wasn't my birthday

    or any other special day. We had our first argument last night, And he said a lot of cruel things that really hurt me. I know he is sorry and didn't mean the things he said Because he sent me flowers today. I got flowers today. It wasn't our anniversary or any other special...
    snowberry75 snowberry75
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Apr 17, 2015

    There's just so much better stuff to spend

    money on: food, electronics, travel, kitchen appliances, cannabis, cars, etc. There's at least 100 things I'd want more than roses or diamonds.
    apresm0i apresm0i
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 24, 2016
    sweetmelissa77 sweetmelissa77
    36-40, F
    Aug 1, 2014

    I love roses, and I love diamonds

    but I am not crazy about them!
    Starz93 Starz93
    22-25, F
    Dec 4, 2015

    What I would really love is a hemp wedding ring.

    .. No sparkles, no gems, just a simple, earthy band. :)
    tryingbutfailing tryingbutfailing
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Nov 13, 2014

    I didn’t design men

    or women so I can’t tell you what a real man or woman is. This is all subject to the culture, society, or part of the world you live in. In fact, if you remove environmental influences from the equation, its also subject to your own personal perspectives, and what you expect...
    khenpal khenpal
    56-60, M
    Dec 21, 2015

    honestly won't ever understand

    why I am attracted to ******* guys and so unattracted to nice ones. Is this a bad thing? I'm worried about what this says about me.
    deleted deleted
    Nov 27, 2015

    be truthful to me and stand by me through thick

    and thin..that's more than enough..now roses and diamonds sound more easy,right?
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2016

    Waste of money in my opinion.

    I would rather spend that money having fun with my significant other. I don't mind roses but jewelry such as rings I can't stand.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 26, 2015

    I don't mind getting flowers now

    and then. It's sweet, but I always feel bad receiving jewelry due to it usually being expensive and I tend to feel bad accepting fancy or expensive gifts. I'm not a high maintenance girlfriend, lol. I prefer to get myself jewelry if I want it so bad. Instead of jewelry, I...
    IsabellaRegaldo IsabellaRegaldo
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 28, 2015

    "You're wearing sneakers with your dress?

    " Damn freaking right I was. It's amazing you even got me in the dress in the first place.
    RealisticSmile RealisticSmile
    16-17, F
    Jul 22, 2015

    Give me chocolate and

    that is all I need.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 29, 2014

    Dude really? Just give me a handful of

    wildflowers you picked out of my front lawn and I'll be okay. I would much rather campout and watch a movie or play soccer in my backyard than go to a fancy date any day! My idea of fancy? Take me swimming at a lake and bring a bag of chips or something! Just don't try to...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 30, 2015

    Give me a Xbox, anime

    and lifelong supply of ice cream And I'm all good :) Who needs roses and diamonds anyway? I mean seriously... You can't eat diamonds and you certainly can't play roses!? 😩
    farahway farahway
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Aug 3, 2014

    I don't want roses or diamonds.

    I want you to speak words that touch my soul, do things that move my spirit, love me with depth and purity, and ultimately give me the things that money can't buy.
    BlackWidowBaby BlackWidowBaby
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2014

    Im a girl that enjoys the simple things in life

    when it comes to a relationship all I ask for is your Love and attention you dont have to buy me off with gifts that wont last forever only a memory of that will live on. I value loyalty and proving your worth more than materialistic crap..
    Haze94 Haze94
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Dec 30, 2015

    Just give me your heart,

    your trust, your faith, and your love. That'll do for me.
    PrezBel PrezBel
    1 Response Aug 27, 2014

    Waste of money in my opinion.

    I would rather spend that money having fun with my significant other. I don't mind roses but jewelry such as rings I can't stand.
    CherBliss CherBliss
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 20, 2015

    I'm a cheesy pickup line,

    handwritten letters, jokes and book kind of girl. Smart, sweet guys are nonexistent where I live. If a guy buys me a book (or hell, even TALKS to me about one) we are getting married post-haste.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 15, 2014

    I love roses, and I love diamonds

    but I am not crazy about them!
    Starz93 Starz93
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 4, 2015

    Nope. There is nothing wrong with roses,

    they are beautiful flowers but it's so cliche, so done! I would love a hand full of wild flowers, maybe some lavender or even daisies. I don't enjoy diamonds either, it looks too flashy on me and I'm a pretty plain and simple giiiirl.
    deleted deleted
    Feb 24, 2016

    i rather wear flowers on my head

    rather than diamonds on my neck. I'd take a walk on the beach then go to the movies.. I'd rather wrote my own songs thing go to a concert..
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jun 4, 2015

    The most romantic thing you could ever do is

    write me something a poem , a story, or even draw something . I think that's more romantic than flowers or jewelry that I'm not going to wear.
    GloryInTheFlower GloryInTheFlower
    16-17, F
    Feb 6, 2016

    I'm an athlete, playing 3 sports.

    A busy girl but to get to my point, I keep on running into the same situation. I play tennis as my fall sport, my coach a young 25 year old, extremely attractive caught my attention. I did tennis last year but did not find him cute in any way. However, this past fall I was so...
    Prettyinpink33 Prettyinpink33
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 15, 2016

    give me time and attention.

    .... things money can't buy.....
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jan 16, 2016

    I never understood why guys give girls flowers.

    Like what does he expect me to do with flowers? Hang them in a vase and stare at them as if I have nothing better to do with my life? Give me chocolate instead, now that's something I could actually put to use to.
    0yhx9f8ujn 0yhx9f8ujn
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 25, 2015

    i am a special hand written note/letter kind of

    girl. Going for a walk, looking up at the stars, laying in a field and naming what clouds look like, rolling down hills just for the fun of it, good laughs, and understanding... that is what type of girl i am. OH yeah, and if you happen to bring chocolate, that is super great...
    lilbit33 lilbit33
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 5, 2014

    Gifts have an ability to get destroyed

    or disappear give me memories and they're everlasting
    micaconamor micaconamor
    22-25, F
    Dec 21, 2015

    I would love someone a lot more

    if instead of giving me roses and diamonds they would order in pizza and we would watch Netflix for 5 straight hours. I still need romance just a different kind.
    OnlySomeSparkle OnlySomeSparkle
    13-15, F
    Jan 20, 2016

    Too many societies have been tricked into

    placing so much value - monetary & emotional - on something so essentially worthless to human existence. My husband knows never to buy me diamonds. I wear only artificial diamonds & don't even have a stone on my wedding band. I am proud of my stance & I am so happy that we have...
    Elayla Elayla
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

    Not because I'm a "keepin' it real" kind of

    girl in a relationship (though I do that, too!), but because both roses and diamonds are extremely over-rated. If a man gave me a bouquet of roses and a diamond necklace then I would certainly appreciate the gesture, but I would love it much more if they gave me either morning...
    WanderingCuriosities WanderingCuriosities
    18-21, F
    Jan 9, 2016
    Mel3210 Mel3210
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Dec 21, 2015
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