Hello all! I’m not sure if this is the proper group for this discussion. However, I wanted to know if you ladies and/or gents wear your engagement rings all the time. Recently, I was made to feel bad, perhaps unintentionally but perhaps not, about not wearing my engagement ring 24/7. My FHs family...
I’m not sure if this is the proper group for this discussion. However, I wanted to know if you ladies and/or gents wear your engagement rings all the time.
Recently, I was made to feel bad, perhaps unintentionally but perhaps not, about not wearing my engagement ring 24/7. My FHs family and I were talking about planning and my rings and such. When a member of his family said that an engagement ring should be worn at ALL times and never taken off, with quite the attitude. As if she judging me for taking it off. Mind you, I take it off right when I get home, and put it right back on when I go out anywhere. I don’t want to get it dirty, damaged, or lose its shine while I am doing my everyday tasks at home.
So tell me, what do you do? Do you wear it at all times, without taking it off? Or do you take it off for certain tasks?
I take mine off to wash my hands, cook, clean, do dishes, take a shower, exercise, work outside, before bed; etc. It's not good for the ring to do those things while wearing it. Soaps and lotions can form a film on the ring and anything laborious could damage the setting.. Depending on what the rings made out of of course.
Don't let anyone make you feel bad because you took your ring off for a second.
I keep my ring on majority of the time. I take it off when I do things in the kitchen (cook, clean) or when lm shampooing my hair or put lotion on. Basically when I'm using any chemicals. I love to wear mine but there are people who don't wear it as much and I don't see a problem in it. I feel you are considerate to make sure you aren't harming it.
I wear it all the time except for working or doing things with my hands since I'm a bartender and can easily fall inside someone's drink, but I always have a necklace on so I use that as a remedy to hang my ring while I work. I think it's more of a personal decision honestly. My mom for example, stopped wearing it a month before getting married so the feeling of having the ring put on during the ceremony by her spouse would be more special. My aunt took it off just a week before but because she needed to shine it and wore it again after the ceremony, the whole set but I know that if the ring didn't need shining, she would've worn it every.single.day. If your FH doesn't mind, you shouldn't mind what his family tells you... It's your FH and your wedding, not theirs. If you guys feel comfortable without wearing it, do so. If you feel comfortable wearing it even bathing, do so. If you want to take it off to the bathroom, work, or just because your finger hurts you should also be able to do so. A ring isn't a prison, it's something meaninful to the person who gave it to you besides obviously yourself. If you feel it, you wear it. If not, don't but at least always having in mind how he would feel about you wearing it or not during that ocassion. But bottom point here, if both of you don't mind or mind, it's your problem, not anyone else's. Best of luck and wishes! 💕
I literally wear it ALL THE TIME but I need to stop. I do so much work with my hands and it's gotten dirty. I have to get it cleaned before the wedding next week. Honestly I just want to get one of those silicon bands after the wedding. I love my engagement ring but I'm an engineer and my hands are literally in messes all the time. I like wearing it all the time, because if it's not on me I know something's wrong haha. I'm planning on finding a sacred spot to keep it and make a habit of only putting it in that place. I just don't want to lose it but it really doesn't need to be worn all the time. It's not like you're taking it off to go to the bar lol. His family needs to chill.
I do wear my ring 24/7. I only take it off for when I am showering, doing dishes, or swimming. I have a horrible habit for forgetting where I put things and as someone who always wore rings, it drove my family nuts that they’d find my rings everywhere. So, now I just wear my engagement ring ALL the time. I don’t really do much anyway so I never have a problem with it! My FH also wears his ring 24/7, only takes it off the same ways I do. It just depends I guess! We’re a forgetful duo, can’t help it in the end!
I take mine off for dishes, shower, deep cleaning, outside work and cooking (some times). I also take it off when I sleep. I leave it at home if we go hiking, kayaking, fishing or anything like that. I have a silicone ring I like to wear out when doing stuff, but if you don’t want to wear it when you get home it’s none of their business. If you wanna lock that sucker up and only bring it out once a year, that’s your choice. No one should have anything to say about when you need to wear your ring. Shoot if you don’t even want to wear it on your wedding day it’s your choice. I’d just ignore them and you do you! 😊😊
I take mine off for my second job where I use my hands a ton and have actually already damaged it once (and had to get it fixed), I take it off when I go to the gym and wear a silicone one. I also take it off at night a couple hours before bed just because. Don't let anyone tell you what to do!
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Enzo has great silicone rings in all different styles! Fh and I purchased one each for our honeymoon
Some people hate jewelry especially on their hands. You can’t tell someone they have to wear their ring all the time. I think it’s up to the person and their preferences. Just make sure your partner is okay with your choice. I personally only wear my engagement ring when I go to work, run errands thru the day, family dinners and special occasions. Reason for that is my ring costs a lot and I don’t want to risk damaging it or having a stone fall out or what not. I always take it off at home because I’m usually cooking and cleaning