This fun, witty, self-help book for brides-to-be tells the modern woman the truth about weddings. A Modern Girl's Guide to Getting Hitched gives tips, guidance and case studies on how to plan for your big day, cope with your families and friends, and achieve your own goals. Entertaining and informative, it is aimed at real women and tells the truth about weddings that the magazines don't dare to mention. Topics covered include: Coming to terms with never being able to pull men again! Dealing with the details that will drive you mad - and discovering the available options; Looking like a princess - without having to behave like one; Creating the right service for you; Speeches - choosing the right people for the job and controlling their content; Choosing a bridesmaid without losing all your female friends; Learning how to balance being a wedding bore with a full-time job; Judgement Day - including common disasters and last minute fixes. A Modern Girl's Guide to Getting Hitched is a must-have, light-hearted guide to one of the most unintentionally stressful days of a girl's life.