Let's face it - wedding planning is (generally) a feat conquered by the bride-to-be and her cohort of bridesmaid companions. That's why the maid of honor should be the bride's go-to confidant when it come to all things stress-related. Brides has shared some insight as to what the maid of honor should never, ever do, both leading up to big day and at the wedding itself.
It's quite a compliment to be chosen as the maid of honor (MOH) for a friend's or relative's wedding. The decision can be a very difficult one for the bride, but along with the honor comes obligations. Being MOH is more than holding the bride's bouquet during the ring exchange and being the last one to walk down the aisle. It also means you're responsible for sticking with her the entire day, helping her manage her gown, and troubleshooting any little stressors that come her way on the big day. And it means you need to avoid doing the following things, lest you make yourself or the bridal party look bad:
Don't be bossy.
Being a leader is a good thing, but not when you use it against the bride. Whether it's while bridesmaid dress shopping or requesting a time change during the reception to fit your schedule, you're there to be the bride's advocate - not undermine or override her wishes.