I was the maid of honor in a wedding a few years ago, a wedding the groom had been planning his whole life. He had a vision, you see, and he wanted it to be perfect. Because the day was so important to him, my friend, his fiancee, shelved her desire to go to court and started planning a wedding.
Now, the groom didn't actually plan anything, but he did override a large amount of my friend's wedding planning including the color of the bridesmaid dresses, the location of the ceremony (it had to be in his church even though she wasn't Catholic), and any objection my friend voiced to his parents' interference. Why she told me all of this and not him is beyond me, but she had a beautiful Catholic ceremony with overpriced dresses and a reception based on her in-laws' desires.
This book reminded me a lot of those wedding conversations, which meant I thought it was pretty funny but also annoying at times.