get the groom involved with wedding planning

How to get the groom involved with wedding planning

Reassure him and encourage him to take an active interest in getting everything prepared.
Dec. 9, 2013 | By: The idoo.ca staff

Planning a wedding is a busy time, as there is so much to think about. With each aspect that gets planned, another factor becomes apparent and so it can seem like the planning will never end. During this time the bride-to-be can feel overwhelmed, so it can be a good idea to come up with a few aspects that the groom can sort out to take some of the weight off her shoulders.

Although all men are different, there is often the common view that they will be less adept at the high-end planning such as sorting out a venue or selecting the colour scheme. A great idea, instead of burdening the groom with these stressful tasks is to allow him to use his creativity on the table favors or the DJ playlist. Each task that he can complete will be one less thing for the bride to think about, and picking the elements that are supposed to have the personal touch to say something about the couple will work perfectly.

The groom can sometimes be led to believe that the bride wants to plan everything herself. If this is not the case, then it does not hurt to reassure him and encourage him to take an active interest in getting everything prepared. Making the wedding into a couple’s activity is often the spark needed to get his imagination ignited. Some couples have the right idea by splitting the decisions between them, so that one person chooses the colours and the other designs the theme. This can also have the benefit of making the planning into something fun and memorable that can be remembered forever. It is, after all, one of the most exciting times in their new life together.

The main thing to remember when talking to the groom about planning the wedding is that he may simply be worried about getting it wrong. This is a natural concern to have, as so much emphasis is put on designing the perfect day, but it should be stressed that the thing that will make it perfect is the union of the couple and the presence of other that matter to them. As long as a wedding is planned from the heart, with love and good intention, it will always be a day that is remembered fondly.

The idoo.ca staff.

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