Q: At the Bride and Groom’s table, where does the Bride sit?
A: The Bride is seated on the Groom’s right.
Q: With divorced parents, who attends the reception?
A: Both may attend if agreeable by all, or separate receptions may be given.
Q: Who reads the congratulatory telegrams aloud?
A: The best man reads any congratulatory telegrams.
Q: Who proposes the first toast?
A: The best man proposes the first toast to the bride and groom.
Q: Who cuts the first piece of cake?
A: The bride, with the groom’s right hand over hers. They break the slice and eat it together. A friend or waiter then takes over the slicing of the cake.
Q: What happens at the reception if other couples start dancing before the bride and groom?
A: When the newlyweds appear, everyone should stop dancing. Then the bride and groom waltz once around the floor solo.
Q: Is the groom obligated to dance with someone besides his bride?
A: Yes, he is obligated to dance with his mother, mother-in-law, and the maid of honor.