Pick Your Number
There is no rule about how many groomsmen you can have at your wedding, but it’s best to have a number in mind before you begin. A good rule of thumb is to have one groomsman for every 50 guests. Another way to choose a final number is to have one groomsman for every bridesmaid at the wedding.
Consider Your Family
This doesn’t just mean your existing family. Walking down the aisle means you’re about to get a whole lot more family than ever before. Perhaps you could make members of your old and new family your groomsmen? Your partner may appreciate your effort to get their family involved with your half of the wedding.
Think About Your Best Man
Before you decide on the rest of your groomsmen, have you decided on the best man? This can be anyone from your brother to your best friend. You just need to make sure they are reliable and trustworthy as they will have the most responsibility out of all of your groomsmen.
Remember Group Dynamics
Group dynamics can play a significant part when deciding on your groomsmen. It’s vital to ensure you are still close to everyone on your potential list. You might also want to ensure that all of your groomsmen get along before being introduced as official parts of the wedding.
Learning how to decide on your groomsmen can help to make that aspect of your wedding planning go a lot smoother. Once you have the final list, it’s time to get to the fun part of asking them all if they would like to be a part of the big day.