Table of contents for The everything groom book / Shelly Hagen.


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Chapter 1: Please Marry Me!
Ring Buying 101
Two MonthsÆ Salary? Really?
Getting the Timing Right
Asking Her Dad
How to Ask Her
How Not to Ask Her
Chapter 2: She Said Yes! Now What?
Announcing It to the Families
Setting the Date
Beware: Wedding Emotions Ahead
Planning the Wedding Finances
Planners and Consultants
The Pros and Cons of Eloping
Chapter 3: Engagement Duties
Party!
ôWeÆre Getting Married, World!ö
The Art of Compromise
Premarital Counseling
Chapter 4: The GroomÆs Responsibilities 
The Budget
Divvying Up the Duties
Give Me a Ring-a-Ling
The Guest List
Flowers
You Want Her? Pay Up!
Wedding Night
Honeymoon
The BrideÆs Gift
Being the Rock
Chapter 5: The Bigger Picture
The Church
Before You Go Any Further . . . 
Receiving Your Guests . . . Somewhere
Entertainment
The Photographer
Transportation
BuyerÆs Remorse?
Chapter 6: Men in Penguin Suits
Choosing Your Attendants
WhoÆs the Man?
Ringbearers and Junior Groomsmen
AttendantsÆ Gifts
What to Wear
Tux Shop Hunting
Tux-less weddings
Chapter 7: The Mother(s) of All Headaches
Your Mother-in-Law
Let it Slide
Mother-Bride Tension
Your Sweet Mother
Mom vs. Mom
Stepmothers
Mingling the Families Before the Big Day
Chapter 8: Honeymoon Preparations
Picking the Place
Covering the Bases
All-Inclusives
Cruises
Europe
Into the Wild
Hit Me Again!
Long Trip or Short Trip?
Honeymoon Help
Tourist Tips
Perfection Guaranteed?
Chapter 9: Bachelor Party!
The Balancing Act
Planning
The ôInö Crowd
Fun Is a Funny Word
Setting Limits
Groomsmen or Scapegoats?
Alternatives to the Traditional Stag
Chapter 10: Super GroomÆs Final Checklist
Preparations for the Ceremony
The Rehearsal
Wedding Gift for Your Honey
Wedding Eve
Honeymoon
The Checklist
Chapter 11: Ding Dong! Your WeddingÆs Here!
Nerves, Schmerves
Passing Time 
The Wedding Day Schedule
Getting to the Church
(Candle) Lights, Camera . . . 
The Reception 
Wedding Traditions
Your New Mrs.
Chapter 12: The Happily Ever After Part
Thank You, Thank You
WhatÆs Her Name?
MovinÆ In
Divide and Conquer the Household
The Budget
Husband of the Year
Appendix A: Invitation Wording
Appendix B: Registry Guide
Appendix C: Tipping Guide




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Weddings Planning, Wedding etiquette, Bridegrooms