For grooms, the journey from engagement to "I do" is full of potential mistakes. Here are the wedding-planning missteps to avoid — and what to do instead.

Before it's time to put on your tuxedo, lace up your dress shoes, and stare into the eyes of the love of your life during a wedding ceremony you'll never forget, you may find yourself wondering what your role is as a groom.

Everyone knows that as a groom, you'll be spending a lot of quality time with your groomsmen celebrating and cheersing throughout the wedding adventure, but with the pre-partying fun come a little bit of work and a lot of support for your fiancée.

Whether you're on to get dirty with details or you normally stay in the background, letting your other half take charge and plan away, there are still some responsibilities you should add to your to-do list and make sure you're present for, in order to avoid any added stress or spur-of-the-moment fights with your fiancée during the wedding-planning process.

So after your engagement has set in and before it's time to walk down the aisle, take a look at these common mistakes grooms find themselves making and vow, right here, right now, to not make them before, during, and even after your starring moment as the groom during your wedding.

Photo: Kate Holstein

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