(Closed) Rude to wear your e-ring to a wedding when you're not yet married?

posted 6 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: Is it rude to wear your e-ring to a wedding if you're not yet married
    Yes, it's rude. : (1 votes)
    0 %
    It's only rude if your diamond is noticeably larger than the bride's : (0 votes)
    It's not rude at all. : (607 votes)
    100 %
  • Post # 3
    9618 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2019

    your e-ring is the symbol of being engaged, you don’t have to be married to wear your e-ring! it is not rude at all!

    Post # 4
    1629 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    No, it’s not. You’re fine.

    Post # 5
    61 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Never heard of such a thing.

    Post # 6
    325 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I don’t understand what the problem is, honestly. At least in the US I don’t think an e-ring signifies you’re married, it signifies you’re engaged. Which you are. It would be a little odd to wear your wedding band either alone or with the e-ring to the wedding (or anywhere) if you’re not married, but I wouldn’t call it rude. Just unusual. But to be upset that someone’s wearing an e-ring because they’re engaged? No, that’s fine. Attending a wedding has nothing to do with it.

    Post # 7
    9824 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    Huh? Of course you can wear your engagement ring, you’re engaged.

    Post # 8
    4464 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    *blink blink* I am so confused as to why someone would tell you that. From the moment I got engaged I have worn my ring every single day. I have no idea why I would take it off if I’m going to an event, wedding, regardless. 

    Post # 9
    665 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I’ve never heard this before and I can’t imagine this being rude at all. I think it would be rude to your SO if you didn’t wear it. But I’m no etiquette expert so I could be wrong. Hope other bees have an answer for you.

    Post # 10
    9955 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Lol, your friend is dillusional !!

    There is no such Rule of Etiquette (and I am a certifed Etiquette Snob)

    And trust me, your wearing an E-Ring will not detract from any of the spotlight that will be on the Bride & Groom (Marriage out-trumps Engagement every time… especially when the marriage is the reason everyone is in the same room to begin with)

    Really, I have no idea where people get these wacky ideas (read here awhile ago on WBee that a Bride had asked her Bridesmaids not to wear their Wedding Rings… ) NUTS quite frankly !!

    Bridezilla-ism is waaay out of hand !!



    Post # 11
    1319 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2012

    I wonder if the bride voiced the “stealing thunder” concern to this friend, and they told you it was rude to help her out. It’s totally not true. It’s your status, not a brag. Wear the ring.

    Post # 12
    2556 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    That’s crazy. Why would anyone think that???

    Post # 13
    1319 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2012

    Might I add, people really shouldn’t keep track of how big everyone else’s rings are. For that to be an etiquette fact, every engaged wedding guest would be expected to know how big the bride’s diamond is, and compare their own.

    Post # 14
    5428 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I don’t even see what “rude” has to do with it? You are engaged, it’s engagement ring…. if people are married, they will wear their wedding rings to the wedding…. so you wear your ring too. Maybe a little bridezilla jealousy here…. LOL

    Post # 15
    1868 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    Sorry, but whoever told you that is an idiot. Flaunt your ring girl. 

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