(Closed) Has anyone ever asked to try on your ring?

posted 6 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
136 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

I work at a boarding school with teenagers and they often ask and try it on, but I’ve known most of these kids for 4+ years, so I know they aren’t going to bolt! 

I would have reacted in the exact same way as you if it were somebody I didn’t know well though. I always find it really annoying when people touch the top of my ring as well – I have a halo type design, and people are always making it filthy with fingerprints haha. Sounds so ridiculous, but it drives me nuts!

Post # 4
786 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

Nope – and I think that’s super weird and I also would’ve given her a stunned look or just would have said “no, I don’t take my engagement ring off, sorry”.

The only person who has asked to try on my ring is my mom, and I was happy to oblige, obviously. But if it were anyone but like my mom or my sister, it would be weird.

Post # 5
1994 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

That is so bizarre! It’s a good thing that you didn’t let her try it on, because if you did I’m pretty sure that I’d be reading an entirely different kind of post right now. I think she was trying to mug you!

Post # 7
10714 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2012

I’ve had this happen too. I usually know the people a little though lol.

Post # 8
23 posts
  • Wedding: June 2013

yes, but only by close friends and family. my ring is a 4.5 size, so they cant get it onto anything but a pinky anyways. i always let them.

Post # 9
4352 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I had a coworker try it on the other day. She asked and before I could process the question I just said sure and handed it over. We’ve been working together for a year, but only a couple hours a week. It was weird, but fine, and I know she is obsessed with my ring. Anyways the following week she asked again, and I figured I couldn’t say no after I had said yes before. This time she complained that she couldn’t fit it over her knuckle (last time she tried it on her pinky) and also took a picture with her phone. The whole thing was weird. But whatever. As long as the picture doesn’t end up on facebook theres no permanent damage.

Post # 10
955 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

Woah that lady was 100% out of line!!

Post # 11
330 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

only my bestest of friends have asked and only two of them I have allowed to try it on…but I guess I would let a co-worker. I think it is weird but it is because they think it is so pretty so it is kind of flattering

Post # 12
774 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

 I dont even know what I would say!! The only people who tried mine on was my little sister/MOH and my mom (but I’ve tried on my moms hundreds of times!). I’ve had people grab my hand pretty hard, but I would tell them NO!

Post # 13
227 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

my husband will try to put mine on whenever I take it off. Its a little frustrating for him since I’m a size 3 and he’s a size 8, he likes to marvel at how tiny I am. I did let my sister try it on since she got engaged about 6 months after myself, she wanted a princess cut too so she wanted to see how the cut looked on her.

Post # 14
875 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

No, but maybe because my rings are so small! =] It would be strange and I would decline. Lol

Post # 15
598 posts
Busy bee

Yipes, I didn’t realize this was odd. After I got engaged, I gave it to everyone to try on and look at closely. It just feels weird showing them your hand…

Post # 16
3227 posts
Sugar bee

@SweetHoneyBee:  Yes an old co-worker I didn’t know well asked me to try it on. When I told her I never take it off because my husband is the one who has to put it back on for me she looked at me like I was crazy.. 

Some people just aren’t sentimental about those things.. she in particular did not have a close bond with her boyfriend and she actually turned out to be a not so nice person so that says a lot. 

It’s like when strange people or people I didn’t care for asked to touch my belly when I was pregnant.. heck some people didn’t even ask and just start touching it UH!

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