A survival guide for husbands-to-be from the authors of Esquire magazine's popular "Things a Man Should Know..." series.
( It's all right to be scared.
( It's not all right to soil your tuxedo.
( Some women may believe expensive diamond rings are silly and excessive. We've not met one.
( She has no right to know what will happen at the bachelor party.
( You'll be better off if you pretend convincingly to care about the selection of china pattern for the registry.
( About the seating chart: employ sadistic pairings judiciously.
( Design your own wedding rings? Sure. If you're a wedding-ring designer.
( Drinking guidelines for the groom: one drink for every two glasses of water.
( On the honeymoon: relax, enjoy everything, roll with problems, don't sweat small things.
( And don't argue on hotel balconies. Just don't.