Planning tips for the groom:
First, tell family and friends about your engagement. Discuss wedding styles with your fiancée, and set the date, time and place. Develop a budget with your fiancée and parents, and decide who will pay for what. Help to determine the guest list, and assist with invitations. Select your best man and groomsmen. Choose men’s attire and make arrangements for fittings. Be sure to get your fiancée’s approval! Visit clergy with your fiancée and schedule pre-marital counseling. Attend bridal events with your fiancée and participate in wedding planning. Discuss and arrange for the honeymoon. Purchase a wedding band to complement the engagement ring. You and your fiancée may want to consider matching bands. Procure attendants’ and bride’s wedding day gifts. Arrange transportation and accommodations for out-of-town guests. Apply for the marriage license – in the Carolinas the bride and groom must apply together. Get to the church on time!
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