When you’re married but don’t wear a ring, people assume you’re a spinster of the highest order. Over 30, sad, desperate, pathetic, aging, an old maid. I’m talking Jane-Austen-style. If you casually mention your cat even once, it’s all over. Death could not be more bitter.
– Blisstree Editor-in-Chief Christine Egan on choosing not to wear a wedding band from her post The Wedding Ring Thing