My wedding ring will soon be 30 years old and needs prog replacement. As far as how long you should wear your wedding rings, well I think thats up to each person. I too am contimplating moving it to the other hand. My wife died suddenly 4 weeks ago. We were married for 5 years and known each other for 18 years. Connect with Ellen on Facebook at for daily relationship tips and on for inspirational coping with grief thoughts.
I too am still wearing my wedding rings and at this point have no intention of taking them off. Love After Loss is a blueprint on how to use her successful method to redesign your life to include a new love connection after the loss of a partner. You may now person your carriage. They felt foreign to me, and I no longer felt married. I thank Him for the 31+ years we were together.
I feel betraying her soul if I take it off. I will keep my ring and give it to my daughter when she marries. Here are some tips for commenting: Remember to click the Publish button when you're done. In the end I took it to a jeweler and made two pendants out of them— one for me and one for our daughter. Bless her journeys as she prepares for this haired casual. However, I prefer saving the band for grandson should he want it. Talk with other widows about what they found helpful to do with their wedding rings.
I didn't take off my wedding rings til the day Steve proposed to me. Her patience and experience are very helpful to grieving people who don't know how to live with this new status and life. Michael wold want me to move on also. I wanted 3 of something to signify my past, my present and my future. I had our rings made into a beautiful necklace about 18 months after my husband passed away. As I fervent before, it is bursting to make a good decision, and, like me, it may take many minutes to decide on the contact superstar of your minutes.
I think that removing the rings should be a matter of heart not time. I took off my ring after 7 years. My husband had my engagement ring especially designed for me, and he was very proud of it, so I am not sure I am ready to have a new ring or other jewelry made from it yet. My husband died from a workplace accident in October 2013. Thank you all for a wonderful site. As an heirloom, your ring will not only be the symbol of your own happy relationship, but will anchor many happy relationships through future generations. As we grieve, life continues on around us; we need to make adjustments and function inspite of our struggles.
In any case, it's important to listen to your own sense of timing about what feels right for you. I couldn't - they put too much to me and I never yield 'single. I still wear my rings and am not ready to remove them yet. We put ourselves through a lot of emotions when we are grieving. It might just be my head playing with me but I can still see the ring mark on my hand. He moved back to Kentucky from Hawaii and we married. Let your husband know your preference.
I couldn't see a reason to keep wearing it - I'm not married, so why should I wear the ring? Shekhinah, please browse all of these trends as a advantage into Your hands. My mother was very upset and had a hard time taking the big step of taking off her ring. He made sure that the main diamond in my engagement ring was flawless when he purchased it 24 years ago so I just can't stop wearing it or can imagine having the ring altered, but I guess I don't know yet how I will feel in a few more years. Yet I didn't like the thought of my wedding ring just sitting in the jewelry box. If you want cremation, your ashes may be present at a home funeral where a memorial service celebrates your life. If you wear a simple gold ring then you cann … ot wear it backwards, whether there are inscriptions on the inner side of the ring or not.
Still he wore it always and to me it was symbolic of him and the strength of his feelings about our marriage. None of those ideas sat quite right. Also that you are now a single person. Shortly afterwards I removed them and put them with his in a small box. There may be other considerations regarding your ring.