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There’s nothing like that feeling of having everyone you love in one place to celebrate such a happy occasion. Here’s everything you need to know about the people who make your wedding day special, from your bridesmaids and groomsmen to the family and friends who will be surrounding the altar and filling the dance floor.

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Why Guests Aren’t THAT Psyched for Your Wedding
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Yes, your loved ones want to celebrate with you—but certain aspects of attending a wedding can be super-annoying. Here's how to make it easier.
5 Things Your Parents Shouldn't Help With During Wedding Planning
Relatives
While parents can be a major help in putting together your big day, there are some tasks they shouldn't touch.
How to Tell Your Parents You're Eloping
Relatives
If you're planning to run away and get married, it's important to figure out how to tell your parents you're eloping to keep your family relationship strong.
4 Signs Your Wedding Party is Too Small
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We all know that a wedding party can be too big, but can a wedding party be too small? Here's how to figure it out.
6 Roles You Can Give Loved Ones Not in the Wedding Party
Wedding Party
If you've got a bunch of loved ones who didn't make the cut as bridesmaids or groomsmen, here's a list of wedding roles for friends that will make them feel honored and special.
5 Signs Your Wedding Party is Too Big
Wedding Party
"The more, the merrier" might not be the best motto if you've got a big wedding party. Here's how to figure out the number of bridesmaids, groomsmen, bridesmen, groomswomen, etc. that's best for your special day.
Can I Uninvite a Wedding Guest?
Wedding Guests
If a friend or relative gets on your nerves, it can be so tempting to kick 'em off the guest list. If you're wondering how to uninvite someone to a wedding, check out these common scenarios—and how to handle.
How to Handle Uninvited Wedding Guests Who Show Up on Your Big Day
Family & Friends
When you look out into the crowd on your big day, you want see familiar faces. But what if there are some strangers among your guests? Here's how to handle uninvited wedding guests who may try to get in on the celebration.
The 15 Best Flower Girl Gifts, By Age
Wedding Party
Say thank you to (or bribe?) your youngest attendants with these adorable flower girl gifts, sure to win rave reviews.
What Does the Father of the Bride Wear? The 8 Rules All Dads Should Follow
Relatives
Whether you’re a bride helping her dad or gearing up to walk your daughter down the aisle, it time to answer that time-honored question: What does the father of the bride wear to the wedding?
10 Things to Look for When Choosing Wedding Accommodations for Your Guests
Wedding Guests
When researching wedding accommodations for your guests, be sure to pay attention to these details so that your loved ones find comfortable and convenient hotel options.
How to Make Amends With an In-Law Before the Wedding
Relatives
If you're on the outs with an in-law, here's how to patch things up well in advance of your special day.
6 Reasons to Consider a Small Wedding
Wedding Guests
Bigger isn't always better when it comes to your big day's guest list. Here's why a small wedding can be absolutely amazing.
8 Groomsmaid Gift Ideas for the Gals in Your Crew
Wedding Party
Be sure to thank the ladies in your crew for standing by your side on the big day. These groomsmaid gifts are sure to win rave reviews.
How to Pick Bridesmaids When You Have No Friends
Wedding Party
Is picking bridesmaids a major struggle? If you're worried about how to pick bridesmaids when you have no friends, we're here to help you find your crew of leading ladies.
10 Bridesman Gifts for the Best Guys in Your Life
Wedding Party
Your bridesman has always been there for you, now it's time to show your appreciation. These thoughtful bridesman gifts are an ideal way to say "thank you."