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Q: Wedding Etiquette ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   2 Comments )
Subject: Wedding Etiquette
Category: Relationships and Society > Cultures
Asked by: sirfunkydave-ga
List Price: $20.00
Posted: 18 Sep 2005 19:25 PDT
Expires: 18 Oct 2005 19:25 PDT
Question ID: 569528
I'm trying to find out why wedding etiquette is so important and what
are the consequences of not knowing it and also some helpful sites I
can use to learn more about it.
Subject: Re: Wedding Etiquette
Answered By: tlspiegel-ga on 19 Sep 2005 00:14 PDT
Rated:4 out of 5 stars
Hi sirfunkydave,

Thank you for your question. states:

"So, the most important thing for people to know about wedding
etiquette is that every rule of wedding etiquette can be boiled down
to a very simple concept: Never do anything which has even the
slightest potential to offend, embarrass, or hurt the feelings of a
wedding guest, family member, gift giver, or bridal party attendant.
Conduct yourself with kindness, graciousness, consideration, grace,
and humility, even - or rather especially - during those moments when
circumstances make this most challenging. And finally, avoid any form
of selfish behavior and always be respectful and appreciative of
attendants, helpers, financial contributors, and guests. This is
wedding etiquette in a nutshell; by faithfully following these
guidelines at all times the bride will conduct herself impeccably, and
face little risk of committing an etiquette blunder."


"Planning your wedding there are many things you have to think about.
To follow etiquette is extremely important, you do not want the
biggest day of your life ruined by a mistake that could have been
avoided. Knowing the proper etiquette becomes very important. This
essay tries to take up the more important things to remember."

Engagement and Wedding Etiquette

Scroll the page or click on links on the right side of page for:

The Engagement
Breaking off the engagement
Wedding Preparations
The Wedding Ring
Dressing for the Wedding
The Photographs
Toast and Speeches
The Reception
Wedding Superstitions
Etiquette Q?s and A?s from American magazines

========= has excellent articles:

Click on the links left side of page for:

Commitment Ceremony Etiquette: The Engagement!
Commitment Ceremony Etiquette: Gift Registries 
Q & A: Wedding Attire Etiquette
Q & A: Bridal Party Ages
Q & A: Inviting People You Think Won't Attend
Q & A: To Invite, Or Not To Invite?
Q & A: Bending Tradition
The Etiquette of Wedding Showers
Guidelines For Inviting Children -- Or Not
Q & A: Invitation Wording
Guidelines For Your Bridal Registry
Q & A: Out-of-Town Guests
Out-of-Town Guests
Happily Blending Your Blended Family
Q & A: Your New Name
Guidelines For Selecting Your Attendants
Q & A: Dancing
Q & A: Guest List Etiquette
Alternative Registries
Q & A: Setting A Date
Registry Etiquette
Q & A: Thank You Notes
Q & A: Response Card Round Up And Surprise Guests
Q & A: Receiving Lines
Q & A: Assigned Seating
Seating Family
Guidelines For Gift Giving
Q & A: Wedding Party Roles
The Etiquette of Engagement Parties
The Processional
The Rehearsal Dinner
Top Three Etiquette Dilemmas
Your Wedding Style
Trimming The Guest List
Q & A: Tipping
Q & A: Choosing Your Wedding Party
Q & A: Toasting
Q & A: Announcing Your Engagement
Accommodating Elderly Guests And Guests With Disabilities
Q & A: Seating Parents At The Reception
Including Future In-Laws
Guide To Engagement Etiquette
Q & A: Inviting The Officiant?
Top Honeymoon Tips
The Etiquette of Destination Weddings

========= has a huge list of topics (click on links left side of page)

Ceremony Etiquette
Etiquette Do's and Don'ts
Reception Etiquette


Wedding Etiquette: The Basics

At bottom of page you'll see NEXT PAGE - there are 7 pages to read

In addition, you'll see various links on the right side of the page
for more articles.


Wedding Etiquette Advice


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Best regards,
sirfunkydave-ga rated this answer:4 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $5.00

Subject: Re: Wedding Etiquette
From: myoarin-ga on 19 Sep 2005 04:36 PDT
Somewhere in all that good information probably the following is also mentioned:
a wedding is not only the big event for the couple but also for the
parents, hopefully also grandparents, maybe favorite uncles, aunts and
godparents.  They have their conceptions of how a wedding should be
and may want to play a role, toasting the couple, etc.  Wedding
etiquette has evolved as a way to do this gracefully.  If one is
unfamiliar with more formal events, the etiquette can seem
complicated, but the planning pays off;  everyone has a good time and
feels properly included.

If it going to be your wedding, all the best!
Subject: Re: Wedding Etiquette
From: tlspiegel-ga on 19 Sep 2005 09:52 PDT
Hi sirfunkydave,

Thank you for the generous tip!  :)

Best regards,

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