When you choose the maid of honor for your big day, it’s important to make the choice based not only on who you’re closest to, but also who will be able to carry out the maid of honor duties the best. Lots of factors will influence your decision, and some of them will cause complications you might not want to think about. Friends, future family and current family members all want to be there for you.

1. You’re Not Solving A Math Problem

Whomever you choose to be your maid of honor, it shouldn’t be because they ended up being the answer to some incredibly complex computation. Your wedding party should be made up of those closest to you; those without whom you cannot imagine your wedding day. Whether your best friend, your sister or someone else close to you, when you choose your maid of honor, it should be because that’s who you want standing by your side and helping you through the wedding preparations. Your maid of honor should be someone whose presence is soothing and supportive.


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