(Closed) Choosing Bridesmaids. . .

posted 6 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
6892 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

Yikes. That is no fun. I would have been really ticked at Darling Husband if he hadn’t wanted to include my brothers. But they all get along great and he’s like a big brother to them. I guess every relationship is different?

It all comes down to whether or not you want to make a big deal about it. What are your thoughts on having your brothers on YOUR side? I considered that as well, in the event that Darling Husband didn’t want my brothers on his side. I know it’s non-traditional, but just an idea. 🙂

Also, the sides don’t have to be even. Don’t feel like you have to search for people to “fill” your side. I ended up with 3 on my side and he had 4. It was okay. 🙂

Good luck!

Post # 5
6892 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

@madteaparty:  How many are we talking here? Also…is there any reason he doesn’t want them on his side? Just wondering.

Post # 7
11270 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

@madteaparty:  if you are close with your brothers then i would add them to your side.  if not, perhaps your brothers can be ushers at your wedding.  they will still have a part but not stand up with you.  you still have a few months to make your decision.

Post # 8
4352 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Why not make your brothers ushers?

Post # 10
1790 posts
Buzzing bee

Why not have your brothers do readings at the ceremony, and do toasts at the reception?

Keep it with those 2 girls, have the girls walk down themselves, the guys already at the alter when the ceremony starts

Post # 11
7560 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

Why don’t you talk to your brothers and see how they feel? You can explain your delimma and ask their advice. 

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