4. Show him you’re on the same team.
Don’t make the preparations a competition on which family is better or, worse, a battle of the wills. It’s not about seeing who folds first, but rather coming up with a compromise that both parties are satisfied with.
Make your partner feel important by asking for his opinions on every possible topic. Men usually say what they’re interested in, and inversely, which topics they feel the women should take care of completely. If you feel strongly about a certain issue, communicate your troubles with your partner. Once he sees the logic behind your decision, he will stop acting irrationally and support your choice.
Always remember that it takes two people working hand-in-hand to pull off a successful wedding.