(Closed) When do you NOT wear your engagement ring?

posted 7 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
369 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Only time I take my rings off are to shower and when I’m cleaning with chemicals.  Other than that my rings are on my finger at all times.

Post # 4
5107 posts
Bee Keeper

Congrats on your engagement! I never EVER take mine off. I read a story on here where she took her ring off to put lotion on in the park, and left it on the bench. Gone forever!!! Since then, it never ever comes off. Shower, working out, nothing.

Post # 5
389 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

  • Eating (cupcake disaster 1st day I had my ring)
  • Showering/makeup/hair
  • Cleaning
  • While working (1/2 of the time)
  • In high crime areas
  • Sleeping

Post # 6
4643 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

i wear it all the time except for when i’m sleeping, cooking, cleaning or showering.

Post # 7
88 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

just to shower or go into the pool/ocean. we have insurance on the ring but i still dont want to lose it or damage it. it has too much sentimental value included in the monetary value that the insurance just couldnt cover…. ive only had it a few days but i probably would take it off to do dishes.. or cooking with dough… or things of that nature where it might get something sticky/dirty on it.

Post # 8
389 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

But I always carry my ring box with me to have a safe place to store it. It always goes back in  my purse never on a table or a bench!

Post # 9
3771 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

When I’m cleaning, ocean/lake/river/pool, also for like 2 seconds while I put lotion on my face in the mornings. Other than that it’s always on!

Post # 10
1040 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I have had my ring for over three months and I wear it all the time, including when showering, sleeping and washing up!

The only time I will take it off is if my hands are going to get extremely messy with food preparation or if I go swimming. I also have a home clearner for it that I use maybe once or twice a month.

If I am in a somewhat dodgy area, I twist it on my finger so it only looks like a plain band.

Post # 11
3077 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

The only time I take it off is when I have clients (I’m a massage thearpist, I don’t think they want to be jabbed/scraped by my ring)

Post # 12
4045 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I only wear mine when I leave the house. I’m afraid of taking ot off somewhere in the house and losing it, or having it go down the drain. I also don’t wear it to the gym or to do yardwork. And if I quick run out to the store or something I might not wear it either.

Post # 13
1769 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I’m newly engaged, too (just two weeks or so), but I take mine off at night (I don’t want it to fall off in my sleep or have the prongs catch on the sheets and get damaged), when I shower, when I work out (I swell really bad), when I put lotion on, when cleaning/using nail polish remover and when dealing with goopy things (making hamburgers, rolling out cookie dough)….I think tht’s it 🙂



Post # 14
4886 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I take both my rings off when I’m:

  • handling raw meat or messy foods or mixing with my hands
  • planting stuff/mulching/doing yard work
  • getting super messy at work – I make candles for a living

I will not be wearing my engagement ring on our intercontinental honeymoon next week.  I love my ring and it is insured, but I’d prefer to have just my low-profile wedding band for the trip.

Post # 15
366 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

I take mine off to shoeer, sleep, when I’m cooking something messy, when I put on lotion, and when I go to the gym. The weights were scratching my band and when I get hot and sweaty my fingers get hot and feel swollen around my ring.

Post # 16
922 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2015



Cleaning with chemicals


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