(Closed) A Matron AND a Maid of Honor? Acceptable?

posted 8 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: How do you feel about having a Matron AND a Maid of Honor?

    Sounds fine to me!

    Meh...that's a little weird.

    No way! Terrible idea!

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  • Post # 3
    4996 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    Totally fine. 

    Post # 4
    1184 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I’ve seen it done without issue at a few weddings but I knew nothing of the ‘behind the scenes’ drama. Go for it if it works for your situation! 🙂

    Post # 5
    216 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    You can have 5 Maid/Matron of Honor if you want! As long as they’ll “play nice” and do all the “jobs” for you well together! You can do it however you want! In this case I think it’s more than appropriate to have 2!

    Post # 6
    1264 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: City, State

    I have 2 Matron on Honors. One is my sister. The other is my best friend. There is no way I could choose between them. 

    Post # 7
    542 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    I’m having 2 maids of honor (my sisters), so I think it’s fine! Especially since you’re technically giving them separate titles. Just think about what duties/responsibilites you want each of them to take on. For example, I’m having my younger sister be our witness and sign the marriage certificate and asking my older sister to do the speech, since my younger sister is super shy anyway.

    Post # 8
    1908 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2014 - Madison, WI

    I am having a maid and matron of honor. It’s working out just fine, no drama 🙂 Plus I have three additional bridesmaids. My maid of honor is my cousin who I knew would be thrilled about it and she is the best at planning parties etc..My matron of honor is my best friend from college.

    Post # 9
    325 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I’m having a maid and a matron of honor as well. One lives out of state, but even if she didn’t I couldn’t imagine choosing between the two of them.

    Since both of your girls are friends, I think it will be even better!

    Post # 10
    33 posts
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I had a matron of honor – my best friend from high school/college – and a maid of honor – my sister.

    My matron of honor planned my bridal shower, signed the marriage certificate, and gave a speech at the reception.  My sister planned my bachelorette party, stood next to me at the ceremony, and sat next to me at the head table during the reception.

    Post # 11
    8700 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I think that sounds great!

    Post # 12
    2247 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    Two of my besties will be my Matron (she just got married on the 12th) of Honor and my Maid of Honor. They both deserve the title, they’ll both have the title.

    Post # 13
    198 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    @mrand2008:  I have both!. My two cousins are like my bestfriends and sisteres. So one just got married and one is not. So I have both and qwould not change a thing!

    Post # 14
    58 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    Sounds fine to me! 🙂

    Post # 15
    826 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I say do what you like… I had one maid of honor and no brides mades but my hubby had two best men… and nobody said a word nor did it look odd.. Do what makes you guys happy.

    Post # 16
    173 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    @mrand2008:  OMG SO FINE! I am only having 2 girls in my bridal party – my sisters. 20 & 32 years old. One married, one not. So Maid of Honor AND Matron of honor!

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