Wedding planning is easy compared to dealing with sensitive subjects, such as your bride-to-be and the subject of the "name change." We're in a new era from our parents; you probably met your wife in a college class you were taking together (and she got a better grade), or at work (doing the exact same job). Women are attached to their names - afterall, a whole lifetime of accomplishments as "Ms. Smith" may seem to dissappear when she changes her name to yours. Here are some considerations on how the groom can handle this sensitive wedding related subject. Read the comments and have your say.
Grooms have lots to do other than buying a diamond engagement ring and popping the question. Think rehearsal dinner, honeymoon and wedding speech. Read this article about how to be a prepared groom and watch a short video for the groom.
Can your sister be a groomsman? A female 'groomswoman' is not as rare as you might think. Wedding traditions are being tossed out left and right. If you're a prospective groom, read this article on choosing your sister!
Michael Mantegna is owner of top New York City custom tailor boutique, Michael Andrews Bespoke
Generally speaking, I don't think a groom should wear a rented tuxedo. One's wedding day is too important to settle for an ill-fitting tux, and unlike a wedding dress, the groom can wear his tux again for years to come.
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.