Q: Can I ask a groomsman to remove his facial piercings during the ceremony?

A: It's your fiancé's job to address this prickly issue with his groomsman. It's your job, however, to convince him to have the talk. You could try pointing out that his buddy's piercings will be distracting in the wedding photos. But if he still doesn't care—and doesn't see the need for a chat—you'll have to back down.

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