8 Ways to Tell If Your Maid-of-Honour is Your Soulmate
By Daphnie Loong
Choosing a friend to become your MOH can be a strenuous task but at the same time, it is a no-brainer if you listen to your heart. If you have a friend that you have no doubt is your best friend and knows every crevice of your life, that person should be your MOH. Being an MOH is no easy job, you need someone who is willing to make sacrifices for you and to want the perfect wedding for you. If a name popped up as you read this, you can be certain that you have found your MOH.
If you need more confirmation, here are 8 ways to tell if your MOH is your soulmate:
1. They get you
You may have many close friends but your MOH is always that one person that you know will understand your needs. Sometimes you even find yourself not having to say it and they just “get” it. They know what you want and what you need before you even say it and they are always one step ahead of you. No words necessary for your friendship – telepathy comes as no surprise!
2. They are honest with you
It doesn’t matter how long you and your MOH have been friends but you always know they are a good pal because of how honest they are with you. When you messed up that one time, they were there to tell you your mistakes and if your dress is ugly, they will tell you what flatters you. It is friends like that that assures you they know what’s best for you.
3. They are your pillar of support
Through the ups and downs in your life leading to this point, your MOH has always been there for you. They never fail to lend an ear or a shoulder when you need them to and they are almost always willing to take you out for cakes when you are depressed. Wedding preparations can be hectic and stressful but with them around, you know you can count on them to support you. Always.
4. They make you laugh
In stressful and difficult times, your MOH has always been there to turn the frown upside down. You have NO idea how they do it but they never fail to crack a joke and ease you back into a positive mood. The magic is in the closeness of your friendship – knowing that whatever they say and whatever they do is only for the benefit of one another.
5. They have always been there for you
You cannot recall a time where you didn’t run to them for advice even for the dumbest of things – only to be accepted and entertained with open arms. They know your secrets at the back of their hands and they keep them safe for you. They don’t judge you for your bad decisions but are just simply there because they can and because they care.
6. They know your weaknesses
You know your MOH is your soulmate when they can recite to you what your strengths and weaknesses are. They are so aware of what you are bad at that they are able to adapt and compensate for what you lack. Somehow, you always find balance in your friendship and make the best out of every situation together.
7. They finish your sentences
When someone finishes your sentences, you know you have reached a high level of friendship. It is an amazing skill that you can only pick up when you know each other so well. It shows just how alike you two are and just alike your thoughts are which makes your life a little easier during your busy wedding planning.
8. They stand up for you
The most important part of every friendship is knowing when your friend is being attacked and exploited. It is knowing their body language and their unhappiness and picking up these signs and acting on it. You know your MOH is your soulmate when they will fight for you and sometimes even stand up against you. They are willing to risk your friendship in order for you to realize what’s wrong.
You can count yourself lucky to have found a friend that you can call your spirit animal – someone who totally gets what you are saying and what you need. Your MOH is going to be a special person to you for a long time and what better way to show their significance in your friendship than to have them alongside your big day?