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10 reasons why you should sell your diamonds IMMEDIATELY

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All across the country, many people can be found who own diamonds.  Some women wear them on the forth finger of their left hand to indicate that you shouldn’t ask them out; others sport large versions of the stones, hanging from their ears, as an alternative to “spacers”; certain gentlemen, who recite lyrical words for a living into microphones, have diamonds embedded into miniature avatars of themselves that hang from gilded chains around their necks.  Then there are the people that have diamonds hidden in their attics, in tiny treasure chests, saving them in the event of a complete economic breakdown where we must resort back to a pre-civilized barter system.  Of all the multitude of the diamond hoarding human classifications, there is one thing that unites them: they all should sell their diamonds ASAP.

Here’s why:

1 – Walking around with valuable pieces of glittering, sparkling glass fragments on your body is a surefire way to draw the attention of criminals looking to make an easy score.  Just look at what happened to Batman’s parents.  Ditch those pricey pieces post haste, before you become the prime target for a malicious mugging/horrendous hugging.  

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2 – In the same way that you become the pièce d’ résistance for professional bandits, you make yourself ready bait for bothersome relatives and deadbeat friends.  They won’t rob you in quite the exact aggressive manner as the aforementioned gem-snatchers, but they will bombard you with nonstop requests for monetary assistance.  The ugly, glittering truth is that they are not even to blame; by wearing diamonds you turn yourself into a walking billboard for ostentatious luxury and arrogant opulence.   

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3 – You work hard every day at your job.  You put in extra hours, you follow up with all business leads that may benefit the company – you even attend the damnable Holiday Party every year with a warm (however forced and obsequious) grin on your face.  Think you’re due for a raise, right?  NOPE.  Not with that huge rock on your finger/ear/nose.  You look like you have too much money already.  Sorry, you can email HR though – who’ll promptly delete your complaint, for all the same gem encrusted reasons. 

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4 – Diamonds are very hard, and in some cases, very sharp.  Now, what do you think happens when you lose weight?  Your digits shrink and your rings become loose.  The harmless activities of every day life can cause your ring to droop down, and when you go to close your hand around a plump orange or send a hilarious (in your mind) tweet – OW!  Your backwards set diamond has just stabbed ye, and it’s off to the E.R. for an afternoon of agony.  

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5 – Let’s paint a similar scenario: you’ve dropped some pounds and all your clothes are now hanging on you.  You casually attempt to hail a cab and – whoosh – your ring goes flying off your slender finger and into the night.  Oops.  You are not even aware of this until later, when you realize you’ve just lost an item that cost thousands upon thousands of greenbacks.  

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6 – You may be grinning to yourself at this point, thinking “Ha!  I never lose weight – in fact, I’ve been steadily gaining girth for years!”  Well, touché.  Oh, you may want to consider this though; those who have amassed extra poundage and have rings that are now permanently stuck on their fingers are at a great risk of losing circulation entirely and, ultimately, needing to have their finger amputated.    Won’t be so funny anymore, when you’re walking around giving people ‘High Fours.’

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7 – Diamonds are forever.  That is, until you can’t find them anymore.  If you happen to fall into the grouping of people who squirrel away your diamonds in remote corners of your cellar, attic or furnace, there may come a day when you are ready to remove said stones and: WAH?  They’re missing!  From actual squirrels (and other pesky varmints) that just love to burrow into tight places and pilfer shiny things to similarly rodential children and grabby roof shingle repairmen, there’s a whole host of creatures/people who can get to your gems before you do.  Sell those rocks before they get their grubby little mitts on them first.  

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8 – For every old diamond that doesn’t get sold, a “new” diamond must be excavated from the ground to meet diamond consumer demand.  This endless stream of terrestrial destruction has anything but a positive impact on the environment; in fact, it wreaks havoc on certain sensitive ecosystems, which can ultimately lead to the decimation of endangered species and worldwide environmental devastation.  So, essentially, every time you don’t sell your old diamonds, the air we breathe becomes poisonous and a baby seal dies. 

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9 – Owning a diamond engagement ring leads to divorce.  Statistics show that out of all divorced couples, over 80% of them had a diamond engagement ring exchanged (well, this documentation refers to ‘married coules,’ but all divorced couples were married at one time, so whatever).  The numbers don’t lie.  Sell your diamond engagement ring right now, or the chances are highly in favor that you will get divorced.  Already divorced?  Well, there you have it then.  Best to sell any residual diamonds before they can do any more damage.  

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10 – Finally, we have the most substantial (and serious) reason.  While diamond demand has not waned dramatically in the U.S., international diamond prices have seen a significant downward spiral.  This is no passing trend; it’s just the way things are.  Take a gander at what some of these news sources have to say on the matter: Forbes, Time, MarketWatch.  The smartest economic decision you can make in this very moment is to sell your diamonds now, before things get exponentially worse.  The good news here is that at Diamond Lighthouse we can help you recover the absolute highest value for your diamond jewelry (typically any piece that features a diamond 1 carat and higher).  Our unrivaled open bidding platform will get you the best price for your diamond, every single time.  Find out more, right…NOW!  

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-Joe Leone

Keys to a Pain Free Break-up

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We’ve all been there.  Your once dynamic and fun relationship has faded to a dull, listless obligatory chore.  Whether you both are aware of the inevitable and impending split or if your partner is calmly rowing down a river in Egypt, it’s time to get this done.  But how do you sever ties without crushing your once-beloved?  There is no easy answer, but here we have collected a few of the more tried and true methods for separating with mutual respect and consideration.

Location & Date (…to no longer Date)

Choose the right locale and time.  This may seem fairly obvious, but some individuals may become angered and, in the heat of the moment, break up with someone during an important time/date in their partner’s life.  Clearly birthdays, major holidays and other key life events are taboo.  You don’t want your future ex dredging up the awful memory of your break-up every time they see a plump and delicious Thanksgiving turkey, do you?  While not wanting to pick the wrong time to break things off can be an invaluable tool for chronic break-up-procrastinators, there will always be appropriate windows to choose from.  Just pick the right time and strike with precision.

By the same token, you don’t want to do it in a place that they associate with something special or positive (their parent’s home, their place of worship, their favorite Chuck E. Cheese, etc.)  Just choose a nice, neutral, bland spot and get it over with.  Hopefully this will help make the event as non-memorable as humanly possible.

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Some Privacy, Please

While it may be all too tempting to want to execute the break up in a public place, with the goal of mitigating the emotional outpouring of the break-up-ee, this is a bad idea.  Trying to control their emotional state by enforcing societal restrictions on them may only make matters worse; meaning, they could become even more upset and make a real scene (screaming, glass throwing, hair pulling/extraction).  Just find a simple, quiet, private place and deliver the bad news.  This way they can express their feelings honestly without having to worry about looking like a fool to others or having to try to suppress their sadness.

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Face to face

Surely your once-adored sweetie deserves some face time (and no, not the “Face Time” app) for this occasion.  Be a grown-up, look them in the eyes and give it to ‘em straight.  This actually helps give both of you some closure.  If your relationship is still on the very green side, then a heartfelt phone call may suffice (but never, ever, ever a text – this is the message delivery equivalent of saying “You’re as valuable to me as a tweet about Trump.”)

The Truth Hurts…but is appreciated.

In trying to spare someone’s feelings, the go-to move is to concoct a host of reasons why the relationship failed that you personally deem ‘not that damaging.’  While certain hurtful things are unnecessary and can be omitted (“It’s true: you really did look fat in those pants”), the crux of your decision to break-up with them must be plainly shared.  If you come up with some elaborate lie about how you need to move to Iceland, the truth will inevitably come back to them, and subsequently you.  You’re not sparing them anything by fibbing; you’re only causing them to question things that are difficult or impossible to comprehend.  If you are honest, then they can assess the situation for what it really is, and this will help them (and you) move on in a mature and healthy way.

Poker Face (no, don’t ‘poke her/his face,’ just remain calm)

A common reaction people undergo when being broken up with is not only sadness but unbridled anger.  If this should be the scenario you find yourself in, just keep your own emotions in check.  Don’t fight back, just try to really listen to them.  Let them get whatever is driving them mad in the moment off their chest.  They will eventually lose steam and the storm will pass.  If you stay sympathetic during this period, the end result can be that you may actually part civilly.  However, don’t try to push for an immediate friendship (if that’s not coming organically).  Obviously many people need a healing/adjustment period if this is ever going to be the case.

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-Joe Leone 

How to Rekindle your Relationship with Your Diamond

10 Fun Things to Do with Your Diamond

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You and your diamond have had quite the run, haven’t you?  It’s stayed on your left ring finger, around your neck, on your nose or belly button, or some other place we won’t discuss right now, for a nice long while.  You’ve seen various parts of this great country of ours together; heck, you’ve maybe even crossed seas and gazed upon grandiose iconic worldly sights as one.

But, like all relationships, things can eventually turn stale.

It doesn’t seem to sparkle as brightly when you glance at it now – or maybe you’re just not appreciating it the way you once did.  Well, the only solution is to jump start your once powerful bond and leave the stagnant waters of complacency behind.  Here are ten fun things you can do with your diamond to bring the luster back into your brilliantly shared life.

1) Wear your engagement ring to a Singles Night.

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Look, everybody loves attention; your diamond is definitely no exception.  When you proudly don your diamond engagement ring to a singles night, numerous potential suitors (and even a few curious ladies) will inquire about what you are doing there/why are you wearing the ring/can they possibly join you in a polygamous union?  As you flirtatiously flaunt your diamond around and talk all about it, the two of you will feel a renewed kinship and complicit affinity for one another.

2) Bring it to a basket/foot/baseball game and when the Kiss Cam gets to you, shove your loved one out of the way and kiss your diamond instead.

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What better way to make the whole world jealous than to project your love onto the jumbo-tron?  With that beautifully cheesy heart graphic superimposed around you two, your friends at home watching ESPN will be simultaneously jealous…and baffled.  Your diamond will be eternally grateful for the unbridled outburst of affection.

3) Take it to a Natural History Museum and show your diamond its roots.

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Have you ever taken the time to let your diamond really reminisce about where it comes from?  Hit the Geology wing of any reputable museum and let your diamond stroll down memory lane as it recounts its time as a young, wide-eyed piece of carbon, hanging with its friends deep beneath the earth’s crust.  Let it regale you with the enthralling tale of how it shot up on the Kimberlite express to the planet’s surface, eventually making its way to your finger; and into your heart.

4) Hang around a section of a jewelry store where the diamonds showcased are all of a smaller size and/or inferior quality.

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Nothing boosts your diamond’s spirits like letting it feel superior to others.  Let’s face it, the diamond world is a highly competitive one; each stone is precisely measured and evaluated, and microscopic flaws can have a dramatic impact on its desirability.  When you compare your diamond to a bunch of less attractive stones, it will feel like a million bucks.  Add to this tantalizing tableau a bunch of onlookers, shopping for their own diamond, who can only gaze at yours in envy.  The perfect jolt to your team-self-esteem.

5) Attend a lecture on a serious topic of some sort; use your diamond to reflect light into the presenter/orator’s eye.

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Executing wacky pranks with your loved stone instantly interjects a little joy back into your waning relationship.  Utilizing your diamond’s primary strength (that of reflecting/refracting light – in this case, into the ocular region of some boring person), will have the two of you giggling with glee.  Well, you at least (the diamond has no mouth).

6) On the night of the first snowfall of the year, throw your diamond into the pristine white blanket of snow – then find it.

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Toss that cherished stone directly into the awaiting ivory mounds.  Wait a minute.  Then begin your quest.

As you frantically paw at the accumulated snow, freezing your little digits off, you will feel a growing sense of urgency and reinvigorated passion for your diamond.  The thought that you will never find it crosses your mind, and you even panic a bit.  Once you see that tiny sparkle amongst the fallen flakes, you will breathe a sigh of relief like no other.  Reunited with your diamond, you’ll see how much it truly means to you.  From your diamond’s perspective, it’s quite the adventure as well; surrounded by millions of snow flakes (which are all singular and unique, just like every diamond) it can undergo a humbling experience too.

7)  Watch any of these films about diamond heists together.

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Have your very own “Netflix and chill” session with your diamond.  The two of you will unconsciously feel the need to cuddle close together as onscreen gems are stolen from their rightful owners.  You will clutch your diamond ever so tightly, reassured that the two of you truly belong together for eternity.

8)  Have a spa/pamper day-cum-ring cleaning.

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Get your hair, nails and face did – all while your diamond looks on.  Take it to the jeweler for its own cleansing and you’ll have quite the rewarding reciprocal endeavor.

9)  Create an instagram account that is soley selfies of you and your diamond.

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After your friends and loved ones see the glorious series of shots of just the two of you together, all you need to tell them is this: don’t be #jelly.

10)  Etch your love to the world.

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That’s right; it’s time for some good ole fashioned graffiti.  Using your diamond’s unfathomably hard edges, scratch you and your diamond’s initials (encircled in a big heart) all over town (*if you do not know your diamond’s initials, feel free to just inscribe its GIA certification number).  Into the town’s oldest oak tree, the huge bay window at the mall, your annoying neighbor’s car; there’s literally no surface you can’t use to espouse you and your diamond’s undying love.  Seeing your mutual affection indelibly raked into the canvases of everyday life, you will once again feel in your heart that the two of you are made for each other (…one of you made by other humans, the other made by heat, pressure and dirt).

Hopefully, after employing these delightful techniques, you and your diamond will fully appreciate each other once again.  If these methods just dont do the trick, alas, it is sad to say that all hope may be lost for you and your little gem friend.  If this is the case, it probably is time to part ways and move on in a sensitive, mature and morally conscientious way.  Why not let someone else enjoy your diamond?  You both will be able to reach your full potential then.  Check out diamondlighthouse.com.  We will find a good home for your diamond, and you will be compensated for the highest amount possible.   Please, do the right thing; for you and your diamond.

-Joe Leone 

Top Up & Coming Jewelry Designers

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We recently took a look at the world’s highest rated designers/design conglomerates, and their heart-stopping pieces.  This week, we turn focus to some of the most promising and stylishly precocious young designers in the land.  Here are ten of the most gifted and inspiring originators currently rocking the American jewelry scene.

Sophie Monet – This designer embodies several quite enviable traits.  She not only comes up with innovative designs on the reg, she often crafts them out of totally sustainable materials too.  Her interest in textured wood and its interplay with alternative gemstones and metals has fostered one incredibly unique, sophisticated and highly wearable collection.  Anyone who fancies natural substances in their jewelry will love this crafty Californian’s brilliant conceptions.

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one standout piece:   THE HOWLITE CUFF

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via SophieMonetJewelry.com

 

Rhianna Cooper – Our next rising star got her start selling her winsome wares on the endlessly colorful and vibrant Boardwalk of Venice Beach, CA.  She states that her pieces are inspired by “Indian, Ancient Egyptian, and Native American culture,” and one can truly see the internationally zesty melange of time tested styles mingling with entirely modern, ground breaking and fun concepts.  Her brand is named Vida Kush (translated to “Live Gold” in Spanish/Ancient Egyptian, obviously) and her bold gold aesthetic is truly transcendental.

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one standout piece:  Rose Quartz Body Choker

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Jennie Kwon – Trying to pin down the exact definition of a 21st Century Renaissance Woman?  Look no further than Jennie Kwon, a virtuoso violinist turned shrewd corporate lawyer turned loving mother (of twins!) turned dynamic designer of elegant and endlessly classy pieces.  Her style is simultaneously simple and gallantly defined.  She utilizes clean lines and diminutives gems in a way that makes each piece pop in an utterly refined yet daring way.  She also doesn’t shy away from getting creatively cute at times.

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one standout piece:  GRAY DIAMOND DROP NECKLACE

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Scosha Woolridge – Hailing from the land down under, this dashing designer navigated the better part of the globe before finding an inspiring nest in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg.  The Scocha brand is actually quite established (with locations in high end stores all around the world), but still makes this list as visionary creator Woolridge seamlessly blends the beautiful with the thought-provoking, in a manner that is entirely fresh and new.  Each of her pieces is a singular work of art, often encapsulating ruggedly asymmetrical precious metals and imaginatively structured gemstones.

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one standout piece:  LOLLI STUDS WITH MIXED STONES

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Haim Medine – With roots firmly grounded in the upscale jewelry industry (his NYC based family is entrenched in the business), Haim desperately needed to break free and let his own ingeniously different ideas flourish.  His jewelry focuses on gold items, fashioned primarily to represent the everyday turned magical.  His pieces make you look at things with a wide-eyed perspective; a youthful eye.  He deemed his line “Khai Khai,” which was his childhood nickname and symbolizes the nascent wonder inherent in his work.

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one standout piece:  Starsplosion Ring

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Julia Kharitonova – No jewelry artist out there is able to meld sheer imagination, the natural world and the spiritual realm like Kharitonova.  Another designer that draws inspiration from all corners of the planet; her work is bolstered by recent soul expanding trips to India, the splendorous opulence of her native Russia’s Moscow, and the pulsing heart of New York City.  Her line “Queensbee” unabashedly showcases an incredibly vast array of eye catching items, which include the brazenly colorful and sensationally sparkling to the subtler, more muted and naturally derived.  The internationally diverse Queensbee certainly accommodates all manner of existing tastes, and can awaken you to entirely new ones.

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one standout piece:  KALI EARRINGS

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Eddie Borgo – Post-modern; skeletal; fascinating; irresistibly magnetic; these are just some of the words that spring to mind when viewing one of Borgo’s creations.  He describes his delightfully outré collection as a “study in geometric classicism,” and his knowledge of architectural design is evidently deep.  His jagged, beautifully bleak pieces can somehow be ethereal and fundamentally grounded at the same time.  The sleek and shimmering outlines of a megalopolis meet the savagely sensual contours of a rose’s thorn; Borgo is nothing if not a fecund master of the obscurely original.

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one standout piece:  FROND CUFF

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Madyha Farooqui – When someone has a true, heartfelt appreciation for the natural beauty intrinsic to gemstones, you can vividly see it in their work.  New York based Farooqui is the perfect example of just such an individual.  Many of her designs intentionally take second fiddle to the precious stones featured, in a deliberate attempt to let the gems’ resplendency take center stage.  That’s not to say that this designer isn’t exquisitely capable of conjuring up some highly inventive and whimsical creations.  Her starkly fabulous Art Deco themed Chrysler building ring and her Olive Branch knuckle ring (which literally extends the olive branch along one’s finger) are objects of sublime invention.

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one standout piece: NOLITA COCKTAIL RING

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Barbara Campbell – Certain creators are blessed with an insurmountable entrepreneurial spirt that works in tandem with an overflowing portmanteau of talent.  This is precisely the case with Campbell, whose stunning collection of exclusively hand-made jewelry just begs to be worn.  A true Brooklyn-ophile in every respect, her design studio (which is accessible to the public at select times via reservation) is a Crown Heights mainstay, giving a lucky few a first-hand look into the inner workings of an agilely creative mind.  Her jewelry incorporates a lot of gold and black mixtures, which can range from classically sophisticated to trail-blazingly rock ’n roll.  Oh, by the way, she also produces “Accessories, Handbags, Clothing, Hair Accessories, Beauty Designs and Products,” as if running a highly successful jewelry line wasn’t enough.

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one standout piece: Organic Luna Bracelet

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Jennifer Fisher – Having a signature look can be the defining factor that separates you from your peers, and Jenna Fisher is certainly no stranger to this concept.  Having originally conceived ‘golden dog tags’ (with her son’s name on them, specifically intended for her own use; a creation that actually helped launch her into the design business), she promptly found her niche.  Jewelry which clearly spells out messages is simply her thing.  Her other key items are gold cuffs with diamonds inlaid that proudly broadcast dates, names and witticisms to the world.  Add to this a fervent assemblage of gold skulls, safety pins and a host of wildly inspired accruements and you’ve uncovered the alluring essence that is Fisher’s trademark.

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one standout piece:  CUFF WITH 4 SLAY FONT BURNISH LETTERS

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-Joe Leone 

After a Break-Up …How to Make Your Ex Jealous

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There is undoubtedly a plethora of articles out there (on the wild wild web) which give solid and sound advice on how to cope with break-ups and move on in a mature and emotionally sound manner.

This is not one of those articles.

While some people may tell you to ‘think about the future,’ about ‘what’s next,’ who’s to say that it’s not just as ‘healthy’ (…or morbidly satisfying) to dwell on the past, to really luxuriate in every painful, heart-wrenching moment, and to dream up new ways to make your ex-partner seethe with jealousy?  Here is a fairly thorough list of marvelous methods and spurious schemes that you can employ to pull your former flame into a web of personal turmoil and regret.

(If you have any other inventively insidious ideas, please comment!)

Photo Fun Bonanza

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So, we’ve finally identified the real purpose of social media.  It is the perfect outlet to post pictures of yourself having SO much fun, with all manner of cool, exhilarating (and possibly new) “friends”/potential lovers.  The goal is that your ex then views these titillating pics and feels instantly envious of your exciting experiences while they sit home alone in their underwear gorging themselves on Cheetos and Haagen Dazs, whist “marathoning” some insipid Netflix show.  Make sure your photos always showcase you with a radiant smile on your face, in as many electrifying places as you can drum up.  That said, you don’t want to have pics where you are aggressively making out with some sexy stranger, though; that just comes off as ostentatiously sad.  Just the hint of a new beau, vaguely situated somewhere in the photo (or, the insinuation that this person is the one taking the picture) will do the trick.  The unknown is always more frightening (and annoying) than facing full-on reality.

The Glorious Grapevine

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Simply hearing about how splendrous your post-them life is will really irk your ex.  If you have mutual friends (who are more in your corner than your ex’s) that can relay messages of your newfound liberation, happiness and utter love of existence (even if none of these things are actually occurring) to your preterite sweetie, then this step will be a piece of cake.  The challenge comes when you no longer have a direct or even tangential line of communication to your ex.  How in the heck are you going to rub it in their faces that you are more jovial than you’ve ever been?  Easy.  You just need to start a blog.  Similar to an Instagram account stuffed with joyous pictures, a blog is another great way to relate your new tales of wonder and bliss, but now with ever so potent words.  The best part?  You can make it all up!  While a picture usually needs some semblance of truth to convey your glee (unless you are a master at staging faux gaiety), a well crafted blog post can express sundry magical journeys and emotions like no other medium.  Or, if you’re fairly adept with a video camera, combine both methods of voicing your exultation into one: a vibrant and secretly villainous vlog.

C’mon, Get Healthy 

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What’s the one thing you want to do after you get dumped?  Why, eat a eat Krispy Kremes until you can’t buckle your pants anymore.  Most counselors would tell you that this is not a good way to approach emotional recovery; that you should take care of your physical health in order to benefit your mental health.  Well, they are right, but for the wrong reasons.  Now is the time to shun all fat, carbs, gluten or anything else that tastes good and attack the gym like Rocky did in every single Rocky movie (except Rocky 3, that was just awful).  You must shed any extra poundage and get yourself in ship-shape condition.  Next, it’s off to the most expensive salons you can unearth, for a full body everything.  You need to look your absolute BEST, so the next time your ex encounters you (or even a grainy tagged photo of you), you look so stunning that they all but weep, throw themselves to the filthy sidewalk and beg forgiveness for their foolhardy ways.  Truly much more satisfying than any Snickers bar.

The Ring’s the Thing 

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Now, this one requires a bit of patience.  Timing truly is everything here; if you show up too soon with a colossal rock or gleaming gold band on that deliciously conspicuous left ring finger, you’re going to look desperate and weird.  Wait about ten months (this way it won’t look like you did it in order to supersede any sort of illegitimate pregnancy), and then don that symbolic ring of beautiful betrothal with flare!  Once you do this, you won’t even need to force this information on your ex – news of it will just spread like wildfire.  The best part of this maneuver?  That’s right, you guessed it: you don’t even need to be dating anyone.  The ring alone conveys volumes of devastatingly delectable information.

(*Once this diamond ring has worn out it’s usefulness, rather than toss it into the recycling bin, feel free to let diamondlighthouse.com recover the highest amount of cash for it, for you.  This further explained here.)

Ok…  Perhaps some of these measures seem a tad extreme.  Ultimately, it’s up to you exactly how you want to make you ex jealous, envious or agitated.  The most important thing to realize is that your happiness is of ut most importance, whether it’s genuine or simply fabricated for the sake of a Pinterest post.

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-Joe Leone