Choosing bridal party.. HELP!! Warning: long post!

posted 3 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: Should we have everyone or keep it small?
    Leave it at 3 bridesmaid's + 3 groomsman, everyone else will eventually understand! : (4 votes)
    33 %
    why not have everyone, it'll be fun! : (8 votes)
    67 %
  • Post # 3
    3394 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    @kayjay612:  I say have everyone. Family is family and if you know they’ll be expecting it…and you also shouldn’t have to leave out your friends because of it. 

    Post # 4
    45 posts
    • Wedding: November 2014

    I think you should definitely have your two best friends. And if you then want to have your SIL to avoid a drama, do that. I don’t think it matters that the numbers are uneven, and I think it will be kinda fun having such a big bridal party, and really it’s only your SIL that you’re umming and ahhing about. If she ends up being difficult, just don’t involve her in the details, you’ll have 5 other supportive BM’s to help you as needed.

    Post # 5
    7289 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    Pick who you want to have stand up with you. Once you start picking out of obligation is when trouble seems to happen.

    Post # 7
    36 posts
    • Wedding: July 2014

    I’m not sure what to do about who to specifically invite but from experience i can say to you, do your best to keep it small.  I wish I had done so. More people has just equalled more drama and stress for me and less enjoyment of the process.

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