Post # 1
hi bees. i have a wonderful relationship with my brother and he is one of my best friends. i want him to be in the bridal party but SO and I are not putting each others siblings on our side, which i am fine with. i’m not very traditional and would love for him to just stand on my side but my brother is a bit more traditional and thinks it would be weird and does not want to do that. that’s totally fine by me but now i’d like to think of where i could put him to show how special he is to me. i don’t want him just to do a reading or be an usher. i’d like something to show how special he is. any thoughts?
Post # 3
I think if he can’t be a groomsmen, a reading would be very nice.
Post # 4
Maybe MC? Or give a speech at the reception.
Post # 5
@bunnybunny: What about a brother sister dance? Or maybe he could walk you up the aisle with your father, and sitting down before your father gives your hand to FI?
Post # 6
Have him stand on your side. My BFF had her brother be her man of honor. She also had a maid of honor since she knew her brother wouldn’t want to be planning things. Maybe you could do that?
Post # 7
MC is definitely a good idea, this is what I’m thinking of doing (except my brothers are twins so we’ll see). Or he could walk your mother down to her seat as your father will be with you (if you’re doing it traditionally)
Post # 8
I say go with your gut. If it means that much to you he should stand by your side. I’ve got two dudes on my side and Fi has a girl on his. They are important to us regardless of their gender.
Post # 9
thanks ladies! such wonderful ideas that i will run by my brother. keep them coming if you have more!