3 Pre-Wedding Fights All Couples Have (and How to Solve Them)

Pre-Wedding Fights with Groom Solutions

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Planning a wedding can be both tricky and stressful, and multiply those trouble by about a million when you and your groom can't seem to agree on anything. While you might be feeling blindsided the pointless squabbles you and your husband-to-be are having (especially if you rarely fought before) the good news is you're not alone. In fact, it's quite common to bicker over wedding details as you're both feeling the stress of planning your big day. To help you keep the peace (and your sanity!) we're covering the most common bride-and-groom pre-wedding squabbles and how to solve them.

The Problem: He wants to splurge on a band; you want a pricey caterer.
The Solution: See if you can find the budget for both by cutting back in another area you both agree on, like the flowers or the guest list.

The Problem: You love romantic details; he's worried the wedding will look too girly.
The Solution: Start with a modern color palette (say, black and white) and clean-lined décor (think sleek metal tables, not reclaimed wood), then add your pretty flourishes. Voilá: balance!

See More: 5 Ways to Get the Groom Involved That Won't Feel Like Torture

The Problem: You belong to different faiths and each want a religious ceremony.
The Solution: You can hire two officiants for your I do's or have one combine elements from both faiths into your service. If all else fails, you can always have two separate ceremonies (on the same day or not).

Pick up our December 2014/January 2015 issue starring model Elyse Taylor on newsstands today or download it here for more of our guide to the groom!

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