(Closed) Mother as MOH and divorced, Maid or Matron?

posted 12 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

You know my old best friend wanted her mom to be her matron of honor and i was going to be the maid of honor.  However, her mom thought it was more of an honor for her to be the mother of the bride…not that she wasn’t appreciative to asked to stand up there with her.  What did your mother say about being up there with you?

I would think that she would be a “maid of honor” since she isn’t married

Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

What about having your mom be “Lady of Honor” instead?

 

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2010 - The Tower Club

If you’re being traditional about it, then I vote for matron; maid implies never-married status. Maid, as in, “maiden.”

However, my two best friends are married and I still refer to them as “Maids of Honor.”

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Hey, “Mother of Honor” sounds good to me!

 

That’s a good idea.

Post # 8
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2010 - The Tower Club

I think “mother of honor” sounds nice! 🙂

Post # 9
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

I think you should ask her which she prefers.

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

She’s not married so she can’t be a matron, regardless of her age. She will be your maid of honor.

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