Hello Wendy, it is always devastating when you lose someone you love and I'm sure there are many people who have experienced this, but this doesn't make it any easier for you and know how heartbreaking it is for you.
One option is to try and change your lifestyle, because if you continue on doing exactly what you had when you were with him, then you will become stumped on trying to relate what you and he would do, rather than what you want to do by yourself.
If this can be done, then there is no discussion, perhaps no disagreement in a situation that could be difficult, it's a choice you make on your own.
Those friends who are swapping rings is always lovely to see but they have their own life together and could be completely different to how yours could have been and you can't compare them to how you feel because they have their own individual personalities.
I know it still makes it come back to your situation and I'm really sorry, but you don't know who has been watching you in the background, only wanting for this to happen and hopefully you may get a lovely surprise.
If you do what the two of you had been doing, then you won't be able to move forward, so try and change your pattern.
Please get back to us at anytime, we only want to help you.