What are your thoughts on a bridesMAN?

posted 3 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I think you can do it. If my fiancé couldn’t fit my brother in, I would hav put him in my bridal party. 

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 1996

I think you should do it. Don’t even tell people that’s your plan if you’ll feel bad if they question it. My SIL had her brother as her “Man of Honor” and it was great.

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I had my three brothers as bridesmen!  I loved that I had them on my side.  I had them coordinate with the groomsmen.

Post # 7
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

I would say go for it. I wouldn’t mention that it wasn’t the first choice, just say that’s your choice and everyone will have to get over it Laughing

Post # 8
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

I’ve always found the bridesman/groomsmaid thing weird.  A friend of mine had his sisters stand with him and it just seemed weird to me.  I understand why people want to do it but I personally don’t like it.

Post # 9
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

Not my thing 

Post # 10
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I say go for it!  It’s your wedding and you should be standing up there with the people who love you most and who you love most!

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I think you should go for it! Wedding parties are about who is important to you, not about gender 🙂

Post # 12
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

Do it, and have him wear a suit that’s the same color as your bridesmaids so he’ll match. Because that would be awesome. Or silly. You probably shouldn’t take my advice on that part lol

Post # 13
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

I had a man of honor, so I don’t see why not.

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

I think having a bridesman is a really cool idea.

Post # 15
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

I will be having a bridesman. My SO thinks it’s odd though, so he’ll be standing with the groomsmen.

Post # 16
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

Do it! It’s becoming more common now. If the bridesmaid side of my wedding didn’t already have more than the groomsmen, my best male friend would be up there with me too.

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