Post # 1
I totally thought I’d have some. I did a lot of things wrong:
I asked my bridal party a year and a half before the wedding date, I have EIGHT bridesmaids, I asked Future Sister-In-Law to be a Bridesmaid or Best Man even though we aren’t particularly close. We get along, but we don’t hang out often.
I see posts almost every.single.day about how BMs turn into flighty friends, friendships change or completely break down through the wedding planning process, and a litany of other issues. It made me really scared- there is no way in HELL 8 women of different styles, ages, backgrounds, interests, and personalities are going to get along!
I’m incredibly happy to report: THEY DO! And- only one of them hasn’t ordered their dress yet. I sent out a quick message that we have 4 months til the wedding, and some of the dress styles take 12 weeks to come in. Within ONE WEEK, 7 of my ladies have made the time, saved the money, and gone in to try on dresses and order them.
I absolutely could not be any happier with my wonderful friends. I am so lucky! Anyone else been pleasantly surprised by their supportive bridesmaids?
Post # 3
@DaneLady: I was. My bridal party was wonderful. I had 8 at first but two had to drop out due to financial reasons. They were in the room with me when I got dressed. My BMs gave me a fun shower, gave me a fun bach party, and were wonderful all around to me.
Post # 4
That was such a nice post to read!! Yes, there are definitely tons of drama-filled bridesmaids stories here. I’m having a very good time with my BMs too! I’ve got 3 BMs. They’ve been the ones to keep me motivated. They were the ones to ask when we were going dress shopping, because I have a tiny tendency to procrastinate! I really didn’t want a bridal shower and they were very respectful of my wishes. I love them and can’t wait for the big day because I know we’re going to have such a good time!!!
Post # 5
Nice post! Im having some drama myself with one of my BMs, but Im trying not to let it bother me and to stay cheery 🙂
Post # 6
Yay!! I’m glad to see a good sotry about bridesmaids!!! 🙂
Post # 6
DaneLady: You are soo lucky my lady! I have seven! One is my sister and another is a cousin … Both of whom are toooo dramatic and it stresses it out!