american for the arts Today, wedding bands are worn by men and women. It is considered as the symbol of love and commitment to each other. The history in men?s wedding band is not as old since the women?s ring. During World War II, men was required to leave their wife and turn into away from them inside the battle fields for very long time. In order to keep the sweet memory of their wife with these, men started wearing rings. Later, the exchange of ring during marriage ceremony was introduced. And it is practiced till today. Men and women both wear rings nowadays.