05/19/2014 11:36 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

15 Stages Every Groom Goes Through


By Jessica Testa for

We already told you the 15 stages every bride goes through when planning a wedding, but what about grooms? The whole wedding planning process is hard for them too (sometimes), and they have a totally different way of dealing with it.

1. Right before he proposed:
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2. When you said yes:
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3. When you asked him whether he preferred letterpress or engraved invitations:
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4. When you showed him your wedding planning checklist:
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5. When you asked him whether he wanted formal, black-tie, or semiformal:
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6. When he asked his groomsmen:
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7. When you told him how much the wedding would probably cost:

8. When you went to your first cake tasting:
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9. When you went to your first dance lesson:
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10. When he tried on his tux for the first time:
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11. When you asked him whether he thought you should have menu cards at each place setting:
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12. The morning of the wedding:
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13. At the rehearsal dinner when you introduced him to the aunts and uncles:
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14. When he saw you in your dress for the first time:
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15. Your wedding night:
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