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[TOC] Introduction Chapter 1: No Stress, No Hassles Your Real Wedding Persona Fewer Details to Contend With On Your Timetable The Spotlight Is Off Breaking Traditions Religious Issues Is There Anything More Romantic? Chapter 2: Not Everythingís Relative Mama Mia! Step Problems Two Families to Deal With The Whole Familyís Here Attendants from Hell Best of the Best Chapter 3: Financial Considerations A Word on Budgeting He Just Hired a Helicopter Limo! Talking Turkeyóand All the Rest Your Economic Status Start Off on the Right Foot Plan for a Big Future Itís Your Money, So Keep It Chapter 4: Reasons to Reconsider Marry Me Nowóor Never Eloping on Military Time Itís a Matter of Trust Family Troubles I Just Want to Be a Bride Not Without My Family So Whatís Your Final Answer? Chapter 5: Get Cracking! A Planned Elopement Whittling Down the Possibilities Getting Creative Wedding Wear Whoís in on This? Dealing with Snags and Delays Chapter 6: Easy Escapes Popular Destinations Off the Beaten Path Consider the Details Thereís a Place for You Weekend Getaways Simple Civil Ceremonies Chapter 7: Elopement Fundamentals Marriage License Other Requirements Marriage Overseas Finding the Officiant Donít Forget the Rings Honeymoon Plans Chapter 8: Personalizing Your Elopement Wedding Vows Sticking with Tradition Including a Few VIPs Wedding Mementos Creative Keepsakes Special Sites Chapter 9: Coming Home Married We Have Something to Tell You Informing Your Estranged Family Your New In-Laws Smoothing Things Over Getting over Wedding Fantasies One Big Happy Family Family Problems Solved Chapter 10: Making Post-Elopement Rounds Wedding Announcements A Post-Wedding Reception I Do, Redux Look on the Bright Side What about Gifts? Drawing the Line Chapter 11: Quieting the Naysayers Initial Reactions Wild Accusations Handling the Negativity Friends Behaving Badly Lingering Negative Vibes United You Stand Chapter 12: Happily Ever After Back to Normal Life Family Finances On the Home Front Newlywed Trials What Have I Gotten Myself Into? When Itís Time for Counseling Appendix A: Helpful Web Sites Appendix B: Further Reading Appendix C: Tipping Guide
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Weddings Planning, Elopement