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When does the wedding ring come off?

  • PetalsInTheWind
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04 Jul 12 #341148 by PetalsInTheWind
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Mine came off after I met with my barrister to draw up divorce petition. After telling her the story of my marriage she looked at my hand and said "It might be an idea to think about getting rid of some of the jewelry"
The rings had become symbolic of me being tied to a man that had caused me horrendous pain and suffering for many years. Taking them off was symbolic of me moving forward without him.
I put them away in the safe as I have no idea what to do with them in the future. I can''t deny my past so I think I might keep them. When I put them on they meant something to me and when I removed them they meant something to me. My children were borne of the marriage and they mean the world to me. Each of us will take them off when we are ready and will do what is right for us. I don''t think there is a ''right'' time to do it. Just a right time for you.
Take care

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04 Jul 12 #341158 by Margot123
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I noticed my husband didn’t have his anymore about 7/8 years ago, apparently he had lost it whilst taking off some gloves.... I took mine off soon after....I only used to put it back on when visiting his family...

Actually seeing this thread make me realise/remember that it is still in my jewellery box, along with the engagement ring....I have no clue as to what I am going to do with it...

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04 Jul 12 #341161 by Lostboy67
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Still got mine on....not that I am in denial. Although apparently meaningless I am still married for the time being.
Its quite useful for discouraging the army of ladies who want to lead me astray :dry:


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04 Jul 12 #341163 by Furball
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LB that made me smile :)

Mine came off the day after I told him this time it was divorce. I still have the indent and I still have a nervous habit of trying to roll the non existent rings with my thumb when I am thinking. I too thought about buying another ring but my thoughts were along the lines of a Masonic Victorian mourning ring.

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04 Jul 12 #341167 by livinginhope
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LB you post struck a chord with me.I took my rings off after D Nisi and then had unwanted advances made to me so put them back on again.However they are now back off again as I''ve learned to say p*** off and mean it !
And to think I though no one could possibly be interested in me ever again:laugh:

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04 Jul 12 #341172 by stukadivebomber
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Not until I received the DA :(

It''s the law! :evil:

no idea where I''ve put, it''s "resting"around here someplace:S

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04 Jul 12 #341178 by BaronMitford
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Don''t know how relevant this is, since we are currently "still together" but ....

I took my ring off after the honeymoon, but wore it around my neck on a chain. Simply because my work involved me ''mixing'' with electrickery. Not a good mixture, lots of volts and a metal ring.

I removed it when we talked about divorce around 12 years ago.

My wife took hers off after we talked about divorce and it has never re-appeared since.

Perhaps symptomatic (both of us) of the fact that we''ve just really been marking time !

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