(Closed) You want me to be a bridesmaid?

posted 9 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
309 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

I think your response was wonderful and very appropriate. You’re right — sometimes people’s relationships change (esp if the relationship is newer). However, if she does ask you when she’s formally engaged you’ll have to be ready to give her an answer. I wouldn’t see any issue with being someone’s bridesmaid — if she asked you it was obviously for a reason (and if she asks you again, it seems like she has made up her mind). Hee hee, maybe you can help her pick out a gorgeous Bridesmaid or Best Man dress. 🙂

Post # 4
107 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I agree with DC Anna…Ms Bunny you are a very supportive friend already just by letting your new friend know she’s under no obligation right now!  A perfectly appropriate response…she’s a lucky gal to have a supportive and wise friend like you. 

Post # 5
990 posts
Busy bee

It definitely sounds to me like you’re ready to support this girl and be there for her – and you know, sometimes, you can learn a WHOLE lot about a person in a short time! Your answer was definitely appropriate – but I wouldn’t worry about it ruining the friendship, truly – I would just try to gather what it is she wants out of you being her bridesmaid and try to just go along with that … if anything I really do believe your friendship could strengthen because of this!

Post # 6
2681 posts
Sugar bee

I think your response was perfect as well, she can change her mind once she gets engaged but hopefully she wont.  I asked my *now* best friend to be a Bridesmaid or Best Man when I had only known her only 8 months.  Im so glad I did because we are best friends now and I couldnt have imagined my wedding without her! 

Post # 7
407 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I think your response was perfect. If she does go through with it, think about how this will strengthen and deepen your friendship!

Post # 8
4567 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Your response was wonderfully thoughtful and didn’t pressure her in any direction… perfect!

Post # 9
296 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

Great response in case she chooses to revaluate her plans.  3 of my bridesmaids have been my friends for years, but another bridesmaid has only been my friend for a year. It’s worked out great.  She is a great Bridesmaid or Best Man and friend, we take everyday

Post # 10
35 posts
  • Wedding: April 2010

Giving her the out was great!  🙂  Less pressure for her I suppose.  (It might be harder if you want to back out!)  Hopefully as things finalize she’ll be able to decide for certain and go forward with plans!  It’s nice that you can just support her through it all  🙂

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