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Savvy September 2017

Don't want bridesmaids

Nicole, on September 18, 2016 at 7:40 PM

Posted in Etiquette and Advice 22

Does anyone else feel that they don't want bridesmaids? My FH wants groomsmen (about 4) because he has grown up with a close group of guys since childhood. I only have a handful of semi-close girlfriends and they are scattered throughout the country and don't know each other at all. I also feel like...

Does anyone else feel that they don't want bridesmaids? My FH wants groomsmen (about 4) because he has grown up with a close group of guys since childhood. I only have a handful of semi-close girlfriends and they are scattered throughout the country and don't know each other at all. I also feel like all the traditions that go along with having a wedding party (i.e. bachelor/bachelorette parties) are so cheesy and unnecessary. Im not having a bridal shower. In addition, having a bridal party is expensive. Not sure what to think and have to make decisions soon. Thoughts?

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  • MrsSki
    Master April 2017
    MrsSki ·
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    You could skip the BP and have his four friends help escort guests to their seats! It's a common GM job and they can still do the bachelor party for him if they'd like, but then you don't have an group of guys standing up front with you without any BM

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  • BoozyBaker
    Master January 2017
    BoozyBaker ·
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    I'm not doing any of that wedding stuff (bridal party, showers, bachs, etc.). He can have groomsmen, the parties don't need to be equal.

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