One of the fun part of your wedding day is having your close friends beside you as bridesmaids and groomsmen, ready to support you and make your big day worthy and special as planned.
Just like your bridesmaids, choosing your groomsmen comes with proper consideration. You have to choose those you know that will fit perfectly into your wedding party.
Those that can fit as your groomsmen are such as your cousins, your high school friends, college roommates, brothers or closest friends, This is why you have to choose the right ones carefully.
The tips below will guide you in choosing your groomsmen.
- The Siblings
Your siblings should be the first priority when choosing the groomsmen.
However, if they are younger than your age, they may serve as ushers or junior attendant.
- Make a Joint Decision
You should speak to the bride and look at the expectations for the bridesmaids and groomsmen. This will ensure that you share the same view.
- Choose Reliable Ones
Your groomsmen should be those that you can count on. Choose those that are very reliable; those that keep to time, that can be trusted and that can be sought for wedding planning advice and assistance.
- The Budget
Being a groomsmen can be really expensive. You’ll pay for some aspects of the wedding for them but there are things that they just have to cover by themselves.
If you know that some friends with financial challenges, you should inform them honestly that you’d have love to include them but you cannot because of the budget.
- You Can’t Please Everyone!
Once you get that registered at the back of your head, you’ll start to feel less concerned about satisfying everyone.
You might have a long list of amazing family members and friends but you cannot include everyone as part of your bridal party.
Everyone cannot be your groomsmen. Choose that you think will make an amazing team without fear or not choosing the rest.
Victoria is a seasoned journalist and blogger. Her articles and stories have appeared in New York Times, Huffington Post and Slate. When she’s not about town checking out weddings, she enjoys her life as a happy wife and mother.
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