(Closed) I’m thinking about asking FI’s sister as a bridesmaid

posted 10 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
6571 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2010

I think it’s a good idea, you’ll have lots of prewedding activities which will get you a chance to get closer.

My hubby doesn’t have a sister, but I was in my brother’s wedding. She was actually my friend first and met my brother through me, so it made sense that I would be in it. It was a lot of fun to be in their wedding, and meant a lot to me that she asked.

Post # 4
597 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

My fiance’s little sister will be my bridesmaid…its good:) I’m not asking her to do much though, because she’s only 14! I find her really nice to talk to and a supportive person, so I can’t imagine my day without her! 🙂

Post # 5
249 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

i am having my FH’s sister as one of my bridesmaids. he has no other siblings and wanted his sister included in the party and me and his sister get along really well so it was natural that should would be in my bridal party

Post # 6
80 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

My FI’s sister is one of my bridesmaids and my little brother is one of his groomsmen. I think it’s a nice gesture to include them and, to me, it sets a nice family-oriented tone. You’re marrying into the family as well, so you might as well have them surrounding you!

Post # 7
1066 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I agree, I think you should definitely do this, you will be family after all, and no better to have in your bridal party than family 🙂  I think she would really appreciate it too and it will bring you all closer.

Post # 8
9053 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

I had my husband’s sister as a bridesmaid.  I didn’t know her that well before we got engaged and it was a good chance to get to know her. 

I wrote in her thankyou card that having her be a bridesmaid is a great way to start off a lifetime of being a part of eachother’s big moments.  I think it’s just a good way to show that you’ll come together as a family. 

Barring any major reason NOT to invite a Future Sister-In-Law, I say go for it.

Post # 9
103 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: February 2011

If you want her to, I think that’s awesome, but if you see it more as a “nice thing to do” or an obligation, why not just encourage your Fiance to have her as a groomsmaid or some such?

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