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Should men also wear a mangalsutra? [duplicate]

Should men also wear a mangalsutra? I could not find any good points on the web and I have to prepare a debate on this topic so I need to know what you people think.
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Do I need to tie mangalasutra with exact 3 knots?

In Telugu language, I often hear this words: "Moodu Mullu" means three knots of mangalasutra. What happens if I tie with 2 knots instead of 3 knots?
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Why the Mangalsutra thread should not be changed during the period of pregnancy?

In Hindu religion after marriage Mangalsutra thread is worn by the ladies. They will change the threads after some days/months. However, during the period when the woman is pregnant, she is not ...
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What's the origin of the verse "Mangalyam tantunanena mama jeevana hetuna...?"

In many South Indian marriages while the groom is tying the maṅgalasūtra to the bride, the priest usually chants the following verse. Mangalyam tantunanena mama jeevana hetuna: kanthe badhnami ...
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Did Sītā and Draupadi wear maṅgalasūtra (मङ्गलसूत्र)? What's the origin of wearing maṅgalasūtra and toe rings?

Did Sītā and Draupadi wear maṅgalasūtra (मङ्गलसूत्र) and toe rings (पादाङ्गुलीयक)? What's the origin of the practice of a married woman wearing a maṅgalasūtra around her neck? Also, what about ...
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