You may have spent years dreaming about your wedding day, but now that there is a beautiful engagement ring on your left ring finger, are you feeling a bit overwhelmed with the specifics of wedding planning? In fact, are you stressed by one decision, in particular, namely who to make your maid of honor? It can be difficult deciding who will stand by your side on the biggest day of your life. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be too stressful, especially with our advice.
You Don’t Have to Pick Just One!
Whether you are torn between two friends, or a sibling and a friend, etc., keep in mind that you don’t have to pick just one maid of honor. Many brides have a maid of honor and a matron of honor, but there is no rule against having two of either.
Sure, if you make everyone in your bridal party a maid of honor, it starts to lose its significance. But if you are especially and equally close to two women, don’t waste time stressing about whom to choose. Instead, ask each of them to share the honor! You can even help divide MOH responsibilities equally between the two of them, or divvy up taks based on their interests and availability. For instance, you could ask your classy bestie to throw your bridal shower, and your super fun but kind of crazy little sister to host your bachelorette party!
Friend or Family, Make Sure She Understands the Role She’ll Play
With this in mind, whoever (or even however many) you choose, just be sure your MOH understands the important role she’ll be playing, not just on your wedding day, but leading up to it, as well.
In general, your MOH should be someone you can trust with a great many tasks as you plan your wedding, from moral support while dress shopping, to having your back if your mother-in-law is getting too pushy. Just make sure the MOH you choose is up to the task and has the time.