(Closed) Adding 2 More BM's and GM

posted 5 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
3277 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

We’re actually thinking about doing the same, but we currently have 6 BMs and Groomsmen. One has literally begged to be a bridesmaid so she doesn’t care when I ask and the other probably wouldn’t mind either. I’d just say you wanted a good time to ask them, they’re important to you, etc. If they didn’t want to be in it since they were asked later than that’s their choice, but hopefully they would be excited regardless. 

Post # 4
1088 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

This happened to me!  I was in a friend’s wedding, and was the last one asked and it was far into the process.  She simply said that she was sorry she hadn’t been able to originally ask me (go ahead and acknowledge it, they will know) but that she would be thrilled to have me in her party.  That’s all I needed!  I didn’t feel bad, I knew they had constraints to begin with, and I had a blast!

Nothing wrong with being invited late into the game 🙂

Post # 5
336 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

@mrsdfarrar6714:  I was the last Bridesmaid or Best Man asked by one of my girlfriends.  We’d had a falling out a couple months before she got engaged, and she asked her Bridesmaid or Best Man like 5 mins after she got the ring.  A couple of months after she got engaged we picked back up where we left off and I didn’t really think anything about not being in ther bridal party (had we not had a falling out, no question I would have been there from the get go).  But another few months passed and she asked me if I would be a Bridesmaid or Best Man and I was totally fine with being asked later than the rest.  I guess the situation is a little different, but hopefully they won’t view it as an insult and rather an honour.  And if they do feel it’s an insult, then hopefully they respectfully decline – you don’t want any drama.  But the fact that you want to include them and the way you mention them in your post, they probably would be honoured!  I say go for it!

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