In a Namibian wedding, the bride does all the wedding planning and manning, just like any other wedding. But despite this custom, the groom should always think that everything can’t be done if only one will work. The groom should think that her wife-to-be also needs her maybe not help her in doing things but a simple support would make a great impression to the bride that as a groom you are also interested in what she is doing. This can help boost her confidence which can lead to a stress free wedding planning.
Here are 7 tips for Grooms-to-be!
7. Groom’s Gifts. The Lobola should be prepared earlier. 40 cattles, bags of sugar and flour, omaluvo and a goat that is slaughtered a Namibia wedding celebration will depend on the preparedness of the groom. Marriage between the two symbolizes respect to their ancestors as well as their customs and traditions.
6. Groom’s and Your Groom’s Men. A flowing and embroidered Agbada is what every groom should wear. Some honor their grandfather and wears his Agbada. The Groom’s Wardrobe should at least include the following: Fila or Kufi (a round box hat) Sokoto (slacks that tie at the waist and narrow at the ankle). He must also fell the responsibility on making his men dress according to their motif.
5. Groom’s Registry. Should always be realistic. The major goal in a wedding registry is to alleviate the hassle in choosing a wedding gift. It will make you choose for the gifts that you desired, and makes it easier for the guest to shop for their wedding gift. The groom and bride should think according to their needs and their list on hand. Always wish for the things that is needed and meaningful to both of you.
4. Groom’s Mom’s Wedding Jitters. A normal and healthy part of the wedding, is the felling of stress and tension on this event. Everyone wants a perfect wedding. Sometimes your groom’s mom gives a lot of opinion on your wedding. As the groom and his son let her know that this occasion is for both of you whatever decisions are made should be discussed and acknowledged by both of you.
3. Groom’s Support. Involved in a wedding are the bride and groom. Groom, be sensitive to what your bride needs eventhough she does all the planning it is not good to look at that you just leave her. Support her,let her know that you are there and you are supporting her in what she is doing. Give time for each other to relax, unwind and feel each others arms even in this most stressful event of your lives.
2. Groom’s Opinion. The groom’s opinion is also needed in the planning of your wedding. You also have your own interest and it is also important.But never forget before and after your wedding each other’s opinion is does matter.
1. Groom’s Emotions. Wedding vows are the promises that the bride and groom make to each other while exchanging the wedding rings in a wedding ceremony. Your emotions maybe turned into a wedding vow. A message of love,respect,care and commitment is delivered in a relaxed frame of mind during your wedding. The promises of unconditional love, affection, faithfulness and permanence are witnessed by the people present in the occasion and most specially with God. It is a right time to express your love for your partner it is the pronouncement of your promised to her as his husband and to the world.
- wedding tips for both groom and bride