Do married woman wear any proof for got married ?Do married men wear any proof?

Bangalore, India
August 2, 2009 7:02am CST
In Indian tradition at the time of marriage the groom will tie the knot. In that knotting thread there will be a "Mangal sutra". In some parts it is known as 'Tali'or 'dog collar'. Most of the women after marriage wear a toe ring. I think all these are proof of got married . Is it a tradition in your country to wear such things . What it is called. Why men is not wearing such things ?
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• United States
2 Aug 09
I am in the US, and when we marry it is traditional to exchange rings, man and woman both get a wedding band to wear on their finger. Before marriage, it is traditional for the man to give a woman an engagement ring. Most married ladies here wear both their wedding band and engagements ring. My husband has a wedding band, but he is a mechanic so wearing his ring to work would result in a ruined ring and he could also get seriously injured if the ring caught on something so he doesn't wear his. Wearing rings is not mandatory here, but the tradition is observed by most.
• Bangalore, India
2 Aug 09
Hi....Angry Thank you for your response and sharing about the traditions on engagement and wedding. So wearing the proof of marriage is not mandatory in US. In India women should wear it permanently
• United States
2 Aug 09
No, rings are not compulsory. If I am not wearing my rings, which I do not at home since my hands are washing dishes, preparing food and changing baby diapers and I don't want to mess my rings up, I am still married, I have a document that says so called a "Marriage license" or certificate of marriage. In a formal situation I am addressed as Mrs. instead of Miss (but we have the option of being called Ms. whether married or not) - I waited a long time for my man to marry me, I feel as if I earned the right to be called Mrs. LOL. The proof that I am married exists whether I wear my rings or not, I am legally married and it is documented. I wear my rings when I go out because I love my rings, and I am proud to be my husband's wife.
• Bangalore, India
6 Aug 09
Hi...Angry Once again thank you to respond and clarify about the proof of marriage. It is interesting to know that you will get a certificate of marriage or " Licence" immediately after marriage. Here we will get one if we apply for that. I appreciate your positive menatality and the pride you have that you are the wife of your husband . I am happy to mark your response as the best one in this discussion. Wish you and your family great days ahead
@kprofgames (3018)
• United States
2 Aug 09
Yes, here in the US we wear wedding rings on your finger. Not everyone wears them because it can be dangerous depending on what kind of job they have.
• Bangalore, India
2 Aug 09
Hi...kprofgames Thank you for your participation . So in U.S. it is not compulsory to wear permanently. In Indian custom the women should wear it permanently as a proof
• United States
2 Aug 09
Yes. Due to some work careers wearing a wedding ring can be dangerous because if the ring gets caught in equipment then it can take the finger off. There are other people that I know that don't feel the need to wear them but only special occasions like to got out for the evening. They keep it put away to keep it clean or wear it like they would other jewlery.
@Galena (9123)
2 Aug 09
in the UK, most men and women wear wedding rings. some people don't, and some people choose other ways to show they are married, like a different item of jewellery, or a tattoo.
• Bangalore, India
2 Aug 09
Hi..Galena Thank you for particiapting in this topic . So I can undestand from your post that there is a proof of marriage is necessary in U.K also .. Have a great day
@Galena (9123)
4 Aug 09
it's not compulsory. but most people choose to wear some visible marker.
@surfermac (466)
• India
2 Aug 09
ya india do have its tradition of women wearing mangal sutra and christians do wear the rings both men and women
• Bangalore, India
2 Aug 09
Hi..sufermac Thank you for your quick response.I agree with you that christians both men and women wear the wedding rings. It is not compulsory to wear a wedding ring. Christians will also wear "Tali". For Christian men it is not compulsory to wear the wedding ring permanently. But Mangalsutr or Tali should wear permanently as a proof. Happy mylotting