Post # 1
I really thought Mr.Tal and I had put the bridal party to rest, but it seems not to be so. I thought it was too easy anyway really! 🙂 It turns out that he would like to ask another friend to be a groomsmen for him, which would give him 4 groomsmen. I have 3 bridesmaids and was pretty content with that, until he said he’d like to have a 4th in his party. I’ll admit, I’m a little obsessive about even-ness, I know our bridal party doesn’t need to be even but I want it to be. So Mr.Tal suggested I ask his SIL, who I’ve spent a little time with, but not much. She’s already put it out there that she would love to help with any DIY projects I have, she’s very nice, and I like her a lot, but we don’t know each other very well. I’m seriously considering it, because I think it would be a bonding experience and a nice gesture, however, I’m a little on the fence because we don’t know each other very well. What’s a girl to do? Any advice bees?
Post # 3
I personally don’t mind the uneven numbers. We have 6 and 4. Think of your SIL as being someone that you will have in your life for years to come. You probably will become really close. Good luck
Post # 4
- Wedding: August 2018 - Oakland Manor
I’d just ask her. Apparently it’s a cultural thing to do in England (ask your FSIL…though I’d never met her when we got engaged…) and I found later that people had thought I would do it. You’re likely to become close in the future, she’s nice, I’d just ask her 🙂 This could be your way to get to know her better.
Post # 5
I say ask definately-I understand the need to keep it even-I feel the same way. Ask her-it will be fun!!
Post # 6
Yeah, I would too. Of course I’m into even BPs too. But she seems to be ready, willing, and able to be a good helper. And you will probably see her for many events in the future.
Post # 7
I’d ask her too! It sounds like even though you don’t know her that well, she’s excited and ready to help. 2 very good qualities for a bridesmaid.