Opinions on not wearing e-ring after wedding; Opinions on wedding ring selected

posted 2 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Do you/do you plan to wear your e-ring after you are married?
    I wear both my e-ring and wedding ring (or plan to). : (134 votes)
    84 %
    I only wear a wedding ring. : (11 votes)
    7 %
    I wear my e-ring on special occasions only : (15 votes)
    9 %
    I wear my e-ring as a RHR : (0 votes)
  • Post # 2
    Member
    1257 posts
    Bumble bee

    I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do – I was debating just wearing a band on it’s own. But when I went to the jewellers and found what I’ve now chosen as my wedding ring, the two go so nicely together that I plan to wear both together.

    That band isn’t to my taste personally, but I can see that it would look nice on it’s own.

    Post # 3
    Member
    9718 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2016

    I wear my engagement ring and wedding band. I love the way they look together and I absolutely adore my engagement ring and it means so much to mean that I can’t imagine putting it away in a drawer. But not everyone is as sentimental about thier ring as I am. It doesn’t really matter what others think about what you do with your engagement ring after the wedding.

    I think the band you posted is pretty.

    Post # 4
    Member
    6835 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2016

    I had my rings soldered together and I wear it every single day (except now my hands are swollen as I’m 9 months pregnant so instead I wear them around my neck). 

    For me, it means so much to me to look down at the ring my hubby picked each and every day and be reminded of our love and what a great guy he is. Also…it’s not like it was cheap! I have no idea what your ring cost but I know if I was planning on not wearing my e-ring after marriage I probably would’ve told my husband ahead of time so he didn’t spend much (or got me something different altogether). 

    Post # 5
    Member
    383 posts
    Helper bee

    I wear both and sometimes I stack a different band with my ering just for fun. sometimes I do just the bands but most times its both rings.

    Post # 6
    Member
    1846 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2015

    I love that ring.  It is so pretty.

      I initially stacked my rings.  Then, I got pregnant and got too puffy to wear them both together.  At first I wore my band alone, then my narrower ering alone, then no ring.  Then I had the baby and eventually could wear ering alone, then band alone.  I can wear them both together again, but now I usually wear just the band unless I am dressing up to go out on a date or to a family gathering.  Then I wear both.  It is easier and more comfortable to wear just the band (especially when changing diapers etc.), but I know my husband spent a lot of time and money to get me my beautiful ering, so I like to show it off sometimes too.

    Post # 8
    Hostess
    3967 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: December 2016

    jellybeanjean :  I have 5 different rings I trade out depending on the day and what I’m doing. I always wear my engraved rose gold wedding band, and then I switch out my e-ring and a yellow gold spacer, and an 11 stone turquoise band and a 7 stone blue sapphire band. I am not comfortable wearing my big e-ring to work because I get dirty and there is always a possiblity that I might have to dig in the dirt or do something crazy and I don’t want to hurt my preeeeeecious. The only ring it is always important for me to wear is my simple wedding band. But I love changing out other blingy bands with it! I would say the ring you chose is beautiful, but will you want to always have it on? 

    Post # 9
    Member
    1104 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2017 - A vineyard

    There’s nothing wrong with just wearing your wedding ring if that’s what you want to do. Both my husband’s married sisters do just that. 

    Until we got my wedding ring yesterday I only wore my engagement ring unless I had to do something physical and then I went and wore just my skinny tungsten band 🙂 I prefer to wear 2 to 3 bands but you don’t have to if you don’t want to. Definitely no rules on how many rings you have to wear 🙂

    Post # 10
    Member
    9926 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: City, State

    You didn’t include an option that fits me, I only wear my e-ring and no band.

    Post # 11
    Member
    12208 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper

    You can always wear the wedding band on the left hand and switch the engagement ring to the right if you don’t care for them together. 

    Personally, I always wear my engagement ring. I have a sentimental attachment to it and enjoy wearing it. There is no law that says you have to wear it, of course. Do what makes you happy. 

    Post # 12
    Member
    1129 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I only wear my wedding band 95% of the time. I teach yoga and I’m very hard on my hands, plus I’m a mom. I found, for myself, that my e ring was too pokey and scratchy, changing diapers and that kind of thing. I made sure to purchase a band I was happy to wear on its own (the Blue Nile version of the platinum Etoile ring) and it’s so comfy I barely notice I have it on. It fits my lifestyle perfectly. It just depends on your individual circumstance 🙂 I like the ring above as well, it’s very pretty!

    Post # 13
    Member
    704 posts
    Busy bee

    I only plan on wearing my band once married. To be honest I find rings with stones incredibly annoying. I work with animals so my e-ring is always getting in the way. I usually dont even wear my e-ring at work and would actually love to never wear it. However, my engagement is relatively short. Exactly one year to the day – so I figured i could be annoyed for a year. 

    Post # 14
    Member
    1042 posts
    Bumble bee

    This is my opinion and I mean no disrespect but I don’t see the point of buying any ring, engagement or not, if I won’t wear it. So I wear both me ering and wedding band. 

    Post # 15
    Member
    6782 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    I usually wear both, but I also dont like how my wedding band looks alone. That said, I have a few other rings that I will wear instead if I dont feel like wearing my set. 

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