(Closed) Do you get hit on less now that you're wearing a ring?

posted 5 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Do you get hit on less now that you're wearing a ring?
    Yes, most people see my ring and respect that. : (56 votes)
    33 %
    Yes, but only after I got married and started wearing my band. : (2 votes)
    1 %
    No, I usually have to TELL people I'm engaged/married. : (48 votes)
    28 %
    No, I don't think people care. : (63 votes)
    37 %
  • Post # 3
    240 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Guys hit on me just the same.  However, once i wave my left hand around most guys get the hint, freak out and run away.  Laughing

    Post # 4
    105 posts
    Blushing bee

    If I sense the convo is going in a flirty direction, I usually wave my hand around so the guy can see my ring. Guys seem to notice the ring pretty quickly and back off.

    Post # 5
    8695 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Nope not in NYC….they don’t seem to care

    Post # 6
    6355 posts
    Bee Keeper

    No real diff, seems to me that single guys don’t seem to really recognize that an engagement ring is not just some random ring.

    Post # 7
    1497 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Guys are usually oblivious; they don’t check hands before starting their “moves.” But all I have to do is nonchalantly brush my hair out of my eyes with my left hand, and it works – sometimes they even stop in mid-sentence!

    Post # 10
    338 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I seriously feel like I’ve been hit on more since I’ve had my ring. My mom said the same happened to her when she got engaged too. I think some guys see it as some sort of a challenge.

    Post # 11
    210 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    Yep, i found guys just dont notice at all, or maybe see the ring, but just dont realise.

    Post # 12
    1218 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I think I get hit on MORE now that I’m engaged/in a relationship. I swear, when I was single I couldn’t get a guy to look at me twice. Maybe it’s a confidence thing – as in, now I’m not interested in picking up when I go out, so I project a different sort of vibe.

    Post # 13
    293 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    These days guys just don’t really seem to care LOL…..I get hit on the same amount with or without my ring. When I had my ring I literally had a guy hit on me and I said I’m engaged and he was like yeah right! and I was like yeah I am….and he goes you could just be wearing that ring to throw me off LOL….funny because I did have a friend that did that 

    Post # 14
    1670 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    They don’t care at all…It’s stupid. GUYS are guys.

    Post # 15
    458 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I work in a male-dominated field, and I find that guys seem more comfortable with me now that I’m decidedly “taken.” I feel like especially other married guys are totally comfortable talking with me because we both know the other isn’t trying to hit on us. It’s definitely made networking a lot easier for me.

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