Poll: did your husband wear a ring during your engagement?

posted 1 year ago in Traditions
  • poll: Did/will your husband wear a ring during your engagement?

    Yes!

    Nope. Not until our wedding day.

    He/we don't wear rings.

    Something else?

  • Post # 31
    Member
    695 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2018

    I proposed to him and he wore his ring almost every day. It was an oxidised silver band with gold inlay, now he wears his hammered gold band every day, same as me.

    Post # 32
    Member
    666 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2017

    Its actually a tradition in my husbands family to have an “engagement” ring for the men and he told me he wanted to keep up the tradition. I had an inkling he was going to propose so I went out and bought him a simple yellow gold band. After he proposed to me, I told him I had a surprise for him and gave it to him. It was nice to both have something to wear. We did however get him a different wedding band that is more flashy (2 tone band). He swaps between the 2 sometimes. Very happy we did it that way 🙂 

    Post # 33
    Member
    937 posts
    Busy bee

    We had a mutual proposal, so I bought my fiance an engagement ring. Unfortunately it’s little big and not resizeable (despite the fact that he tried it on within the exchange window but he told me it fit fine *eyeroll* lol). It’s steel, wood and deer antler, so while it looks great I don’t see it lasting decades so I think we’ll buy something else for him as a wedding band. 

    Post # 34
    Member
    192 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2019 - Green Bay, WI

    My husband asked to go pick out his band right after he proposed. He said if I got to wear mine then he wanted his, lol! He’s worn it every day since he picked it up at the store last July and we just got married a few weeks ago.

    His brother did almost the same thing. They both got excited to pick one out and wore it right away—through the entire engagement—and only took it off to be put back on at the wedding ceremony.

    Post # 35
    Member
    1681 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2019

    I think it’s sweet when guys do, but nope, mine doesn’t wear one. He’s so anti-jewelry that I’m frankly surprised he didn’t say no to a wedding band. He did a trial run with his wedding band (wore it for 12 hours while cooking/sleeping/exercising) to make sure it fit right and was comfortable, and intends to wear it once we’re married, but no engagement ring. 

    Post # 36
    Member
    89 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: August 2019

    Yes, he was very keen to wear a ring and to ‘show off’ his engagement. His actually arrived before mine so he has worn it for longer than me 😅 he’s not getting another ring, his engagement ring is also his wedding ring. I’m getting a wedding band additional to my engagement ring though 😍

    Post # 37
    Member
    3007 posts
    Sugar bee

    My DH got a tattoo so he waited until the wedding day to get the tattoo. 

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