Post # 1
Right away, I wanted my best childhood friend (Clare) as my Maid/Matron of Honor, and my Fiance chose his best childhood friend (Matt) as his best man. We didn’t think much of it because both friends are extremely close and cherished to both of us. It didn’t even dawn on me until recently how jealous my friend’s boyfriend is of the best man. Clare and Matt used to hang out with us before either of them were in a relationship, but it was the beginning of high school. I’m not sure how old we were, but I know it was before any of us even had a driver’s lisense. Basically, we were young and there was never more than a bit of harmless flirtation between them. Never a kiss or even a minute alone without Fiance and I. But for some reason, Clare’s boyfriend is so hung up on this that I know he will have a big issue with her walking down the isle with Matt. I’m not sure what to do to fix this. I want my wedding perfect, but I don’t want to jeopardize my friend’s relationship. I think if I asked her about it she would brush it off and feel bad because it’s my wedding but I don’t want to do that to her. Any ideas?
Post # 3
@Anoush: you don’t do anything to ‘fix’ this. He grows up and you two have an amazing wedding. Nothing is jeopardizing their relationship and Clare can decide for herself to talk to him. Stay out of it, sister, you’re just borrowing trouble and making it bigger than it needs to be!
Post # 4
Maybe you need to talk to clare about this. B/F’s hangups are kind of childish to be honest. You are a few years out (if your date is right) who knows he may not even be around.
Post # 5
@HisIrishPrincess: word. If he is this juvenile they might not last that long anyway. I certainly would have a hard time dating someone so petty. /-:
Post # 6
- Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry
Agree with PPs… if your friend’s relationship with her Boyfriend or Best Friend could be damaged because she walks down the aisle with another guy whom she’s never been involved with, good riddance!
Post # 7
- Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort
He needs to grow up and you don’t even need to think about it. She will be walking down an aisle with him for about 25 seconds. I probably wouldn’t have a bridal party dance, though, where you ask the attendants to dance with their fellow attendant.