Being a maid of honor is, pardon the pun, quite an honor. There is only one maid of honor in most wedding parties, so being a maid of honor requires holding a singular position.
Being a maid of honor requires carrying out duties and responsibilities unique to the job, and roughly equal to the job of best man which is reserved for the groom’s best friend. In fact, it is understood that being a maid of honor means being the closest female friend of the bride, and is often reserved for the bride’s sister for a best friend of many years standing.
Being a maid of honor means putting in as much time in wedding preparations and planning as the bride puts in.
Being a maid of honor means expenses, because the maid of honor usually has a very nice, and very at times expensive gown to buy and wear in the wedding.
Being a maid of honor means being an essential part of the wedding party. The party will also consist of the best man, one or more groomsmen, and one or more bridesmaids, but the maid of honor is kind of the head bridesmaid, and being a maid of honor means accepting this responsibility and carrying out duties seriously.
Being a maid of honor is an honor that someone should strive to be worthy of.
Finally, being a maid of honor means honoring the bride and groom in their new relationship, bearing witness to their wedding and wishing them the best for their new lives together. Being a maid of honor means being a friend to the happy couple.