Did you wear your rings?

posted 2 years ago in Honeymoons
  • poll: Did you wear your e-ring/wedding band on honeymoon?
    Yes, I wore both : (23 votes)
    58 %
    No, I wore neither : (4 votes)
    10 %
    Yes, but just my wedding band : (4 votes)
    10 %
    Yes, but just my e-ring : (0 votes)
    No, I wore a stand-in ring (different ring on my ring finger) : (9 votes)
    23 %
  • Post # 2
    Hostess
    24457 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I’m not typical but I don’t wear my rings on vacation.  I’m too afraid of them falling off or getting lost (I take my rings off often at home too).

    Post # 3
    Member
    6525 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    _blackbird_:  we went to Paris & Barcelona for our honeymoon, and I only brough my wedding band. DH working in insurance so he is always worried about me getting mugged LoL and we are in another country, so anything could happen. If i was going to the caribbean, I wouldn’t take it. 

    Post # 4
    Member
    2428 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I wore both, but we only went to Catalina (not sketchy or far from home). I did/do take it off for underwater things, and I don’t wear them when I shower or wash dishes or do anything that requires my hands to get dirty.

    Post # 6
    Member
    809 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2014 - Catal Restaurant

    We did our honeymoon before the wedding. We went to brazil during the world cup and we were there to party so I didnt want to take the chance of anything happening to my e-ring. My fiance thought it was best for me to leave it home too. I just wore the watch he gave me for my birthday the whole time.

    Post # 7
    Member
    8720 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    _blackbird_:  I wore both of my rings to 3 different countries and into the water all the time when we went on our honeymoon. My husband wore his band with no issues also. 

    Also, my mom has worn both her rings for over 38 years on every possible trip and never had an issue. My friends wear their rings also with no problems. 

    Post # 8
    Member
    544 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    I wore both mainly because I had a DW and didn’t want to get married without my real rings.  We discussed getting fakes but in the end I just took my rings.   I’m glad I did.  My rings do swing around and the only time they felt loose was in the ocean and I clasped my fingers together.  My husband took his off to go swim with whale sharks in the ocean.  We did take then off and put them in the safe during our massage. The pools have been fine. 

    I figure the rings are meant to be worn and it was such a special holiday for us.   FYI, my ring set cost about $15k and I have also felt really safe wearing it around at the resort and tourist excursions in Mexico.   

    i did leave my heirloom diamond RHR in the safety deposit box at home.  

    Post # 9
    Member
    13003 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    _blackbird_:  If it’s fitted properly, it should not fall off just because you’re in the water.  I’ve gone scuba diving, snorkeling, beaches, pools, etc with my rings on and they are still on my finger today.  As long as you can’t fling your ring off your hands if you shake vigously, it’s most likely not going anywhere.  If you’re super paraniod and in the better safe then sorry camp though, it would probably be best to leave them at home (hidden/in a safe/at someone else’s house, I’m paraniod bout that since being broken into) and ease your mind.

    Post # 11
    Member
    6000 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2013

     

    We went to the mountains and I wore both my rings except for when we went 4wheeling. I just wore my band for that. I would just wear the band during water activities if you’re worried about it.

    Post # 12
    Member
    2675 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014 - Madison, WI

    I wore mine but we didn’t go anywhere exotic or even out of the state. So, I guess I had no reason to worry about it. However, we went camping over the 4th of July and I left them at home and wore a stand in wedding band.

    Post # 13
    Member
    5421 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2014

    _blackbird_:  I’ll be wearing mine, with the exception of any snorkelling/diving we do (which won’t be much). I wear mine all the time at home Inc swimming so see no real need not to wear it. 

    Post # 14
    Member
    3119 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    We went to Africa for our honeymoon and I just felt safer not wearing my real wedding rings. I bought a cheap silver stand-in ring and wore that. 

    Post # 15
    Member
    1769 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    We’re going to Brazil.  My husband will wear his because it doesn’t look like any kind of expensive metal.  I’m not taking my engagement ring, but will probably take at least one of my bands.  I purposely got my tri-color bands as just plain metal, no stones, for trips like this.  I’ve been told by a Brazilian gf not to even wear a metal watch or any jewelry at all, just to avoid attacting any attention.

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