Is having two Maid Of Honors alright? Debate

posted 2 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: Would you be ok being a co-maid of honor?
    Maybe : (5 votes)
    6 %
    Yes, of coarse : (70 votes)
    90 %
    No way : (3 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 2
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    I have two Maids of Honor and as far as I can tell no one’s feelings were hurt.  I have two fantastic friendships with two fantastic people and I didn’t want to pick one over the other.  I could have had 2 bridesmaids and no MOH instead, they’re just titles given to people you want to stand beside you while you get married.  My FI has a Best Man and a Best Woman (brother and sister).  Do whatever makes sense to you 2.  I’m sure your friends will just be happy to be a part of it.

    Post # 3
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Now days. . .anything is ok.  You can do whatever you want.  It’s your wedding.  I think you should do it for sure! 

    Post # 4
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    Newbee

    I’m having 4 maid of honors there was no way I could choose between my three sisters and didn’t want to leave future sister in law out. I love that they are going to stand out amongst my bridal party and do not regret my decision. It’s your wedding do what feels right. 

    Post # 5
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I’m a “co” matron of honor and it hasn’t bothered me at all that I’m sharing the title.

    Post # 6
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I was in a bridal party with 2 MoH and it was just annoying, and overly complicated.

    Post # 7
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I had two out of 7 girls.  It was no issue. I’m pretty sure both of them were relieved to share the responsibility, actually.  

    Post # 8
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2014 - Turf Valley

    Yep.  I have a Matron of Honor and Maid of Honor.  

    Post # 9
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    Personally I don’t see the point in having two maids/matrons of honor – ultimately your MOH is one of the two witnesses to your marriage, and signs your marriage license. You’ll have to pick one to do the signing, to stand next to you, etc.

    <br />That being said, it’s purely a personal thing. I never look down on/think bad for people who have co-MOHs, and would totally be a co-MOH if asked.

    Post # 10
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2016 - Whitetail Ridge

    My sister had 2; myself as her maid of honor, and her best friend as her matron of honor. I will also have 2, mys sister and my best friend. There will also be 2 best men.

     

    It worked out fine for us, do what works best for you!

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 6 months ago by  CEM16.
    Post # 11
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    My 2 sisters were my Maids of Honor and my best friend was my Matron of Honor.  It worked out great… they shared duties equally and everyone was happy.  Do what you want!

    Post # 12
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    To me it seems silly. There’s only one person who can stand closest to the bride. That person from a guest perspective is MOH.

    Post # 13
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    30 posts
    Newbee

    I’m doing a maid of honor and a matron of honor.  I think it’s totally fine and haven’t run into any issues.

    Post # 14
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    308 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    I am having two MOHs as well. At first I felt my long time BFF deserved it, but I have another best friend who is just as deserving.

    They were both completely understanding and supportive. I am having my long time BFF as my main MOH though, and talked to her about it before I made any decisions and she said it perfectly…”this is your big day. I am honored to even be a part of it. I will do whatever you want and am always here to support your decisions.” (This is why she is my best friend) And when I told my other best friend she was just as awesome about my decision. Without me knowing, she even messaged my long time BFF and thanked her for agreeing to the two MOHs idea and allowing her to be one.

    If they are truly your friends, they will support whatever you decide.

    Post # 15
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Yes, you can do whatever the ferk you want, it’s your wedding! I had three girls, one was my Matron because she is married and has a baby, the other two were my Maids of Honor. It worked out because my sister was in school out of state so she couldn’t really help out much, but I still think she deserved that title. And no one’s feelings were hurt.

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