Prospective grooms may be wondering whether they should ask for their girlfriend's father for permission to have his daughter's "hand in marriage" before popping the question. Permission, of course, is perhaps not the right word - but whether it be asking for his blessing or begging, tradition dictates that something must done. In a modern marriage, should grooms also be seeking the blessing of their future mother-in-law, as well? Read up, fearless groom-to-be!
If you're a groom getting married in 2011, check out this article about your responsibilities leading up to wedding day. The groom has to do more than make a marriage proposal, but fortunately some of the wedding planning is a blast. This article and the video inside cover all the bases.
If you're a groom, read up on the best man's responsibilities. If you're a best man, read up on planning an awesome bachelor party and everything else you're in charge of (and how much it'll cost you!)
There's only a few things that you'll need to know about hosting a wedding reception, and yes, the groom is just as much a host as his bride. Plan a bit and you'll have a blast at your wedding reception.
Phyllis Bergman is President of Mercury Ring Corporation and a jewelry industry expert
Engagement rings and wedding bands are usually done in 14 karat gold, 18 karat gold, and platinum, or combinations of these metals. Lately a new metal has been added to the mix: palladium. All the metals are extremely durable. The difference between the metals is their purity and their rarity. Platinum and palladium are the purist of the metals since they are 95% pure with 5% alloy. 18 karat is next, followed by 14 karat.
The Wedding Chick is the real deal - and she answers any question a groom-to-be wants to ask - from groomsmen gifts,men's wedding rings, to wedding attire. Most recently, a groom asks her about his bride getting cold feet.
Wedding season is around the corner. If you're a groom getting married in 2012, this article gives some quick tips on how to get fit before wedding day, from Mike Ryan, our expert on fitness, from our partner, Gold's Gym. It's not too late to lose the spare tire.
Grooms can do the world some good and create a charity wedding registry. Get the best man to choose nonprofits of their choosing to create a cool wedding registry. Read more about one nonprofit that is connecting weddding guests to charities and making wedding registries a way for the grom and bride to learn about each other.