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Treating Your Bridesmaids Right

Treating Your Bridesmaids Right

Yes, the bride is traditionally the star of the show. But that ring on your finger doesn’t give you license to treat your wedding party like your personal minions.

Many women in their twenties and thirties have a “bridesmaid horror story” to share. Here’s how to avoid becoming the next one.

Pick the right people.

The ladies standing by you at the altar should be your nearest and dearest, so choose them wisely.

Depending on the length of your engagement, a bridesmaid commitment could be a year or longer. Lots of life changes can happen in a short amount of time. If a potential bridesmaid is planning a wedding herself, lives far away, hopes to...