Wedding Attendants: Groom Wants Bride to Include His Sisters as Bridesmaids

A groom-to-be insists his bride include his three sisters as bridesmaids — even though it’ll cost her family extra (and she doesn’t know them). What should she do?



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Some brides and grooms are fortunate in that when they marry, they gain new family. Your wedding is a wonderful place to set the tone for your relationships with the members of your new, extended family. Still, there can be complications...

Dear Wedding Guru: “My daughter’s fiancé wants his three sisters to be her bridesmaids. Neither I nor my daughter knows any of them, so including them as attendants would be awkward and an additional expense that we’re not willing to pay! What should we do?”

(Our answer on next page)

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Tying the knot shouldn't put knots in your stomach, so whether you're the blushing bride, hubby-to-be, or even a wedding guest, The Wedding Guru Judy Lewis can answer all of your wedding-related questions.

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