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In a civil ceremony do both men have a best man?

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IAmReallyFabNow Fri 24-Dec-10 17:28:01


DrSeuss Sat 25-Dec-10 11:33:54

I don't see why not, if they want to. It's your (?) wedding, your day, your marriage, (I refuse to use the words civil partnership as they imply that this is a lesser ceremony than any other, which I don't believe.) Do what you want. Won't both parties need witnesses, so they can be male, female or TG? Good luck! Be happy!

Spatz Sat 25-Dec-10 11:35:48

I've been best woman!

Pantofino Sat 25-Dec-10 11:36:06

I'm guessing that it isn't Fab who is getting wed wink

IAmReallyFabNow Sat 25-Dec-10 11:38:58

You are right, Pantofino grin.

onimolap Sat 25-Dec-10 11:40:56

I was chatting the other day about a term to cover both marriage and legal partnerships - ie a generic term for becoming legally tied to someone.

The best we managed was "bondage ceremony".

It's not going to catch on, is it?

DrSeuss Sat 25-Dec-10 11:46:45

Now the dress code for that would be something to behold!
And now a little festive music...

Pantofino Sat 25-Dec-10 13:01:53

LOL at bondage ceremony!

MegBusset Sat 25-Dec-10 13:41:35

My friends had one best man and two maids of honour (one of which was me) but the beauty of a civil ceremony is you can pretty much do what you want.

Beasknees Wed 05-Jan-11 21:20:54

the ones i've been to have had either 2 best men or one best man one best women.

And i managed to go on my first ever stag do with a very mixed bag of people - it was great.

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