Tell me about your multiple MOHs please!! :)

posted 3 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I had 3 BM’s because I couldn’t pick a MOH without causing hurt feelings and such. So each had MOH duties, but no one got the “title”

BM1 – walked last down the aisle with the best man, stood next to me, held my bouquet

BM2 – was our officaly witness – inthe UK the signing of hte paperwork is part of the ceremony, so she came forward, signed the paperwork, etc.

BM3 – was in charge of the bachlorette, did the “MOH” speech

each had a specific responsibility, but no one was left out.

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

@Glasgowbound:  I like what you did there! I hadn’t even thought about that! I know so many people who say they dont want a MOH but one of them has to stand in front and your guests will assume that person is your MOH. I like the idea of having someone besides the first in line give the speech and so on.

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I had two maids of honor & no bridesmaids. They are my best friends & there is no way I can choose (they are best friends too, so it’s always been the three of us together).

It worked out really well! They walked down the aisle with my husband’s two best men 🙂

Here’s a pic of us & the wole party 🙂

Post # 7
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Bumble bee

i’m waiting til a year out to ask my girls (that’ll be in march) and i have 4 extremely close friends. 2 i’ve been MOH for, and the other 2 i think are going to ask me to be MOH as well!! I’m thinking of making them all co-MOH’s. And i love how @glasgowbound gave different MOH duties to each one… thats a real good plan!!!

Post # 8
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I had two MOHs – my sister and my SIL.  At the time, my SIL and I were very close, and my sister lived really far away, so it was hard to choose between them.  Instead of doing that, I picked both.  I honestly recommend against doing this.  I had one girl who did everything (literally, everything), and another who told me that my wedding was an inconvenience to her.  After she failed to do almost everything related to being a MOH (while jumping on the bandwagon for what the other MOH planned and hosted), I honestly felt guilty using the title for her on the program.  

I’d recommend having no titles for anyone if you can’t pick between them. 

Post # 9
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@FutureMrsT1221:  I knew I’d divide up duties before I asked them, but they got input into what they did. BM1 was actually MOH for her sister 3 months prior. She DID NOT want to do another speech, so she didn’t 🙂

Post # 12
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

@FutureMrsT1221:  I have 1 BM and 2 MOH. My sisters are the matron and maid of honor. If I were you, I’d suggest having no MOH or having a non-relative (BFF) be the MOH. The MOH, in my opinion, is just an honorary title. All of the maids can pitch in and help/participate equally. This might be the best way to avoid hurt feelings.

Post # 14
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Hi there. No, the experience so far is good. I guess I couldn’t imagine if I had 3 sisters to make them all MOHs. I would probably just make everyone a BM and have no MOH. The truth is, there are no “rules” in this wedding stuff so if you’d like 3 MOHs, do it! 🙂

Post # 15
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Newbee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I have 2 sisters, and it worked out well to give them each a title, because my older sister is married, and thus my Matron of Honor, and my little sis is my Maid!

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