This touching post shows us how a simple gesture of kindness from a maid of honor can make a huge difference on the big day.
Editor's note: This article was originally published on March 31, 2023. It has since been updated.
The role of a maid of honor is a crucial one in any wedding. She is the person who the bride relies on for support, advice, and encouragement throughout the planning process and on the big day itself. It is not just about standing up next to the bride during the ceremony or giving a speech at the reception. It is about being there for her friend during one of the most important times in her life.
A Reddit post has captured the hearts of many as it showcased a heartwarming moment between a bride and her maid of honor. The video is captioned "It's the little gestures that matter" and has gained over 35k upvotes. The video features the two women sitting together, with the maid of honor holding a paper fan and using it to comfort the bride. The bride looks up at her friend with a big smile on her face, clearly appreciative of the gesture.
This simple gesture of using a paper fan to cool the bride down shows just how much the maid of honor cares for her friend. In the midst of all the chaos and stress of wedding planning, it is easy to forget about the small things that can make a big difference. But the maid of honor in this scenario shows us that a little bit of kindness and thoughtfulness can go a long way.
Many people reacted to this video, Inevitable_Thing_270, saying, "That smile and short laugh from the bride is “Of course, you have a fan. What should I have expected!?” "My best friend is about to get married and I'm watching this for ideas!" says, ManyTry5376.
"I think we all do sweet things without a thought and don’t even realize… it was this post that reminded me suddenly… otherwise I probably would have not remembered. And now I miss my fan! Lol" says, daniesza. Another user lisabryan, says "Sweet. My sister is like that it’s like her pocketbook contains a Jeanie Whatever you need she whips it out My grandma was the same she had a ziplock bag of everything lol." "I'd like someone like her to be my partner. So thoughtful with such presence of mind." says, 1ajsharm144
The video really hit home for a lot of folks! People are commenting left and right about how heartwarming the moment is and how it is a good reminder that it is the small gestures that count. Plus, it shows just how strong the bond of friendship can be between two people who have been through it all. Moreover, being a good maid of honor is not just about planning the perfect bachelorette party or giving a great speech at the wedding. It is about being there for your friend in any way you can, no matter how big or small the gesture may be.