(Closed) is it strange to have just one maid of honour and no brides maids??

posted 6 years ago in September 2013
Post # 3
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

We haven’t had the wedding yet, but I’m only having two MOHs and he’s having a Bridesmaid or Best Man and a Groomswoman. And that’s it.

Good luck to you!

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

I’m having a wedding with about 30-40 people, having a bunch of bridesmaids makes no sense (plus in my culture, about 3 is average). It seemed logical to have only one bridesmaid!

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

I don’t see anything wrong with it, especially if your wedding is small. Maybe she is shy and she don’t want to be the only one standing up there…..lol.

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I was in a wedding where I was the Maid/Matron of Honor, and there were no other bridesmaids.  It wasn’t wierd at all!

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I was maid of honor in my sister’s wedding. They only had a Maid/Matron of Honor and best man. It isn’t what I prefer, but it was very fitting for my sister and her husband. 

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011 - Bent Creek Winery (Livermore, California); Reception: Family Residence (San Ramon, California)

We had only a maid of honor and best man – nothing strange about it at all!

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

My wedding will be one Maid/Matron of Honor and one Bridesmaid or Best Man. I have lots of friends, but none of them compare to the relationship I have with my Maid/Matron of Honor. Likewise with Fiance and his Bridesmaid or Best Man.

Post # 10
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

We each only had one attendant.  Nothing weird about it.

Post # 11
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

I was once a Maid/Matron of Honor with no bridesmaids. It worked.

Post # 12
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

I am just having my sister and Fiance is having his brother.  I think it will be fine, I’m not worried about it.

Post # 13
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

My sister was my moh, I had no bm’s. 

Post # 14
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

We are planning just a Maid/Matron of Honor and Best Man, no extra bridal party. Our guest list is only 70 as well, I think it’s the perfect setup.

Post # 15
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

We’re planning on having an Maid/Matron of Honor and a best man. Neither of us have many friends and our wedding won’t be very big. 

Post # 16
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

That’s not weird at all and most likely what I will end up having. I just don’t have any friends close enough to ask and it seems like asking for trouble if you just have people up there for the sake of having more people.

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