(Closed) broke college friends ASKED to be my bridesmaids…

posted 8 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
1222 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Is your issue that you’re having two girls in your wedding that you didn’t want? Or is it a money issue?

I would sit them down and explain that you’re concerned for them about the financial aspects of being a part of the wedding. Let them know they will be expected to pay for their own dresses and shoes, hair and make-up and nails (if they choose to do these things), shoes, etc. And then also let them know that you’ve already discussed (not sure if this is true or not) shower and bachelorette plans w/ Maid/Matron of Honor and she already has in mind what each girl is expected to contribute.

Make sure you don’t sound like you want them out, sound like you’re concerned for them. Tell them you understand if they’re not able to make such a big commitment right now, but you’d be happy to have them help in other aspects of the wedding (passing out programs, readings, guestbook, etc).

Hopefully after they see what a commitment being in a wedding is they’ll quickly change their minds. But also be sure that they have a way out (see above paragraph). Hope that helps 🙂 Good luck!

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