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rlands July 1st, 2013 7:49pm

Ladies: would you be offended if your husband didn't always wear his wedding ring? (Guys: do you/would you always wear yours?)

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gwabby am i solids or stripes
07/02/13 2:38 pm

We both get calluses when we play golf, so we take them off occasionally. It doesn't bother me at all! We trust each other and that's all that matters.

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dedutchy Somewhere else
07/02/13 12:45 pm

When I work it gets hung up on stuff.

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bs75758 Michigan
07/02/13 4:35 am

I take mine off when I workout.

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sunsweet Sweet yet blunt
07/01/13 9:28 pm

I would say yes I would mind but he's never liked to take it off. He had to recently because of weight loss so he doesn't loose it. That's an ok reason to me. We will be having it resized soon.

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Happy Hong Kong
07/01/13 9:26 pm

For those people who can't wear rings at work; have you ever considered wearing it on a necklace a la Frodo Bagging?

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Happy Hong Kong
07/01/13 9:27 pm

Silly autocorrect. That should read "Baggins".

sarahgc58
07/01/13 9:03 pm

If he had a good. reason, no. If it was 'just because', then yes.

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77giggles
07/01/13 7:11 pm

We don't remove ours. However, he's a commercial electrician and there are times he should remove it for his safety.

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77giggles
07/01/13 7:13 pm

My first husband took his on and off if he was mad at me. I finally removed mine and never put it back on. He put his back on thinking I would too. Took forever to divorce that idiot.

rlands
07/01/13 7:14 pm

Sorry to hear that :( I personally think him taking it on and off was disrespectful. Even when he's mad at you he should still respect you as his wife.

webbseng
07/01/13 5:32 pm

Well my husband and I work around food. So if his gets moisture trapped (from washing hands) he's gets an allergic reaction. I just have bad eczema. We frequently don't wear ours. But I think for the most part we do wear them out...

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webbseng
07/01/13 5:33 pm

Also I don't really like to wear jewelry all the time....

deathvalley Chicago native
07/01/13 5:08 pm

My bf does construction so if we ever get married he cant wear it... Plus him and jewelry would look ridiculous.

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MissN The Experiment
07/01/13 4:56 pm

It could be taken off when it's just us, along with everything else. Why wouldn't you want to wear it in public? Sure, there might be times when there's a good reason, but shouldn't they want to show it off. I sometimes wear a ring to appear taken.

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Minyanko Tumblr
07/01/13 4:25 pm

It's not much to ask, but is be fine with him not wearing it all the time. I have to say: Wear it a lot though because those things cost some bucks.

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Diogenes FreeMeBe
07/01/13 4:25 pm

If I ever took it off, the blinding white tan line would still be there.

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PeanutButterJulie Cincinnati
07/01/13 3:43 pm

Unless his occupation keeps him from wearing it, I would otherwise expect him to. It's not too much to ask him to wear a little gold band. I don't understand why you wouldn't want to wear it.

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PeanutButterJulie Cincinnati
07/01/13 5:23 pm

I would love to wear mine. I want a guy that is proud to be married to me. If there are so many excuses over something so small, that would raise a red flag for me.

Marley17 or is it just me...
07/01/13 3:10 pm

I wouldn't care, the ring isn't what matters in a marriage, the actual marriage / relationship is. And jewelry isn't most men's thing.

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rlands
07/01/13 3:25 pm

I figured that's why a bunch of guys wouldn't.

bstokosa Connecticut
07/01/13 3:06 pm

Exhusband rarely wore his wedding band. He gave me some excuse about it getting caught on stuff at work. He's a Manufacturing engineer ... Working 98% of the time on computer. I was born at night just not last night. :)

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Kay41 the Midwest
07/01/13 2:22 pm

We both always wear ours and rarely take them off.

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FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
07/01/13 2:14 pm

I don't have a ring yet! :D

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rlands
07/01/13 2:17 pm

Well when/if you do would you expect you or your wife to wear it most of the time?

canecorso Las Vegas Nv
07/01/13 1:55 pm

My husband wears his most of the time. He takes it off if he's doing some yard work, when he lifts weights or cooks.

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inge MIA
07/01/13 1:53 pm

I wore my ring everyday of my marriage. It hurt when he didn't wear his, but that was because he was being deceitful. I wonder if in a future marriage it will set off a red flag if he doesn't wear his.

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EarlyBird Portland
07/01/13 3:40 pm

Make your next one get a ring tat. No taking it off :-)

inge MIA
07/01/13 3:53 pm

Maybe a tattoo on his forehead "inge's bi***" :D

EarlyBird Portland
07/01/13 1:52 pm

I never even bought him one. I knew he wouldn't wear it because of his line of work.

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BeachSt Coastal Virginia
07/01/13 2:08 pm

What's that????

EarlyBird Portland
07/01/13 2:36 pm

He had a business in the construction field.

laratewks Nebraska
07/01/13 3:13 pm

My husband doesn't wear a ring either. It doesn't bother me at all because we don't define our marriage by material symbolism.

suppressedID That is my secret Cap
07/01/13 1:46 pm

It's the ONE ring to rule than all.

My precious ...my precious....

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LochnessMonster Milky way
07/01/13 1:41 pm

I always wear mine. I'm not supposed to at work but I do anyway because its my way of showing that I love my wife and I think of her every time I see it.

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Keldeo Laverre City
07/01/13 1:39 pm

I thought you were never supposed to do it.

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rlands
07/01/13 1:54 pm

Never supposed to wear it? Well of course it's a personal choice but it appears as if most do.

Keldeo Laverre City
07/01/13 1:59 pm

Never supposed to take it off.

rlands
07/01/13 2:00 pm

Oh ok. Yeah, traditionally it's always worn. But not I think it's become even more of a personal preference/decision of the couple.

jmw7477 Indiana
07/01/13 1:33 pm

My husband does appliance repair. He was always getting his ring caught while he was working. So we got our wedding bands tattooed on a few years ago.

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Ariella LovePeaceNHappiness
07/01/13 1:29 pm

I probably would be. I would think my husband would be happy to be married to me. I would ask him why before I jump to conclusions, though.

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dahawwl Texas
07/01/13 1:26 pm

My ex never wore one. If I can't trust him, I don't want him.

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XercesBlue ...
07/01/13 1:24 pm

I think I would have negative emotion towards it, but at the same time, my current and past bf's have worked in jobs that may not be the best suited for rings and I can understand not wearing them.

I would have an issue if I felt they were trying

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XercesBlue ...
07/01/13 1:25 pm

To be deceitful. I don't really believe in marriage, so I don't know why it would be a big deal, but I get emotional and irrational.

Mooo42Q Thats Nucking Futs
07/01/13 1:22 pm

Doesnt bother me. Bothers him a bit.

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Mooo42Q Thats Nucking Futs
07/01/13 1:22 pm

He likes having his territory marked. Im surprised he hasn't pissed in my leg yet lol

rlands
07/01/13 1:16 pm

I'm impressed at the gender consistency so far. Based on my experiences I would've expected it to be wildly uneven.

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Angela12 Anyang, South Korea
07/01/13 1:13 pm

I take off all my jewelry for bed and bathing, wouldn't bother me if he did the same.

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ksalt Tucson, AZ
07/01/13 1:11 pm

I can't wear it at work, so I generally keep it off all the time.

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TopsQueen Oregon Coast
07/01/13 1:10 pm

I don't have a clue where his wedding ring is. He teaches welding and that's not safe to wear a wedding ring. I don't have one either.

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Melon No Ducklips
07/01/13 1:07 pm

Always. I'm proud that I'm married. Especially to such an amazing woman.

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rlands
07/01/13 1:07 pm

Aww very sweet :)

JackTorS Clap you stupid bastards
07/01/13 1:02 pm

I used to wear it until a hand injury at work. Now I wear it when we go out, events, occasions, days off, etc...

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uglyfemme Colorado Springs
07/01/13 12:55 pm

I'm not into rings so I wouldn't be offended. Though it is a nice gesture if he did wear it all the time.

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Wink
07/01/13 12:55 pm

My husband always wears his (like I do mine), so if he stopped wearing it, I'd wonder why.

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MrLucchese If curious, ask.
07/01/13 12:53 pm

I would wear it all the time if my wife wants me to. If she doesn't care, I would still always wear it out in public.

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rlands
07/01/13 12:57 pm

And why is that? Cause on the other poll you said "a wedding ring means nothing"...

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
07/01/13 1:00 pm

It means nothing, but if my wife thought it did, I would wear it. And I would wear it in public for the sole reason that it prevents needless temptation from others. :)

rlands
07/01/13 1:03 pm

Makes sense!

Happy Hong Kong
07/01/13 12:52 pm

I always wear mine, but if my job required me to remove it I would. I don't think that a surgeon's wife would mind if he took off his ring before an operation.

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rlands
07/01/13 12:53 pm

That's true, I'm sure there are exceptions. Understandable.

TempName14 Everywhere but nowhere
07/01/13 12:52 pm

Mine never leaves my finger.

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swjboucher Just Run
07/01/13 12:56 pm

It's that whole Semper Fi.

TempName14 Everywhere but nowhere
07/01/13 12:56 pm

Semper Fi to you too teufel hunden.

rlands
07/01/13 12:57 pm

Very cool for both of you. I know a lot of men that don't wear theirs but their wives do. I was wondering if that was a general trend.

TempName14 Everywhere but nowhere
07/01/13 12:59 pm

Some men work in jobs where their finger could be lost by wearing a ring. Maybe that's their explanation?

rlands
07/01/13 1:02 pm

Possibly. I know there are some who think jewelry is too much of a feminine thing, even though I don't consider a wedding ring as jewelry per se...

Melon No Ducklips
07/01/13 1:09 pm

I once jumped off the side of a truck at my workplace and my ring got caught. When I hit the ground I gasped in amazement that my finger was still attached. The ring bent into an oval and I had to squeeze it with pliers to get it off. Scared me...

rlands
07/01/13 1:12 pm

Whoa that's intense. I'd imagine it'd be much easier to always wear your ring if you just had an office job...

Melon No Ducklips
07/01/13 1:16 pm

I have an office job now. So you're exactly right! +1

swjboucher Just Run
07/01/13 12:51 pm

Have not taken it off in 26 years.

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Melon No Ducklips
07/01/13 1:10 pm

Cheers!!!!