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Historically, a bridesmaid was used as purely a witness for the marriage, as an audience of more than 10 people was thought to warn away bad spirits. However, later on in history a large group of bridesmaids provided an opportunity for showing off the family's social status and wealth. Today, the number of bridesmaids in a wedding party is dependent on many variables, including a bride's preferences, the size of her family, and the number of attendants her partner would like to have as well. They are used today to generally assist the Bride, making sure the day runs smoothly and possibly to help in the preparation and organisation of the wedding.
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An honorary bridesmaid is listed on the program but does not stand near the bride during the ceremony.
Answer Of course. In some instances the Best Man and Matron of Honor are a married couple. Same can be true for the rest of the attendants, except for the childr…en, of course.
Bowing Out of Being a Bridesmaid Our users share their opinions: You could always be a lady and go to the bride and tell her for personal reasons you can't be a bridesmaid for… her. And that she had better ask someone else. Don't delay this so that she has to do this at the last moment, but do it now before she finds herself stuck. Honesty is always nice. So is sticking to your word whenever possible.
More than that, a bridesmaid and/or maid-of-honor serves a practical purpose. During the hectic time of planning a wedding, she is a confidant, advice. A bridesmaid's duties …might include:helping the bride shop for her dress and bridesmaids' dresseswhen asked, giving advice on decorations, favors, music, and morehelping the maid of honor to plan a bridal shower, and, if appropriate, chipping in for the costs of food, decorations, or venuehelping to plan a bachelorette party (this the bridesmaids may pay for or split the cost with the other attendees)helping the bride dress (and stay calm) before the ceremonyproviding moral support at all timestelling others where the couple is registered and other details, such as when they will return from their honeymoon, where to send gifts, and any name changes.being useful at the wedding reception. The couple may ask you to help direct guests to the guestbook, assist with a special moment, make sure that vendors have arrived, or do crisis management. You might also want to stick around after the reception and make sure things are cleaned up and wedding presents secured.being social. Be sure to talk to as many guests as you can, making them feel warmly welcomed. If there's a dance floor, help get the party going!consider throwing (or helping to pitch in for) a day-after brunch. These events are great to help the couple catch up with out-of-town guests, and have a more relaxed environment to socialize in.
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organising hen do welcome guests on the big day! help the bride with invitations organise venue make sure the brides outfit is okay
Usually someone younger than the rest of the bridal party (such as a pre-teen or young teen sister or cousin), but someone who is too old to be a flower girl or miniature brid…e.
Bridesmaids are dont have to be married.They can, though. But, Bridesmadens, are married. And so are Madens of Honor.
With modern weddings of today yes, your daughter could not only be one of your bridesmaids, but your Maid of Honor if you so decided. What a lovely thought and congratulation…s!
The plural of bridesmaids is a flock.
Actually, I think it is rated R, and it is because there is quite a lot of swearing and there are a couple of sex scenes.
Bridesmaids (2011) is rated R for strong sexuality and language.
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You can dry some if you want to preserve the memories, or you can just throw them away.
A bridesmaid has many responsibilities that may include but are not limited to: -help organize, fund, decorate and attend the bridal shower -attend the rehearsal dinner -poss…ibly attend and help fund a bachelorette party -pay for and wear bridesmaid dress and possibly shoes and accessories -stand at the alter -attend and participate in activities/dances during the reception -emotionally support the bride