Here is an area that nobody knew and realized how important it was till the planning of weddings became a job and career for some people. As weddings grew in popularity, number of guests, and complexity, there became a need to hire professionals to plan a wedding properly.
What was once the task of friends and family to help a bride to be to plan her wedding, with outings planned for the planning, it became apparent that there was not enough time for brides, and their friends, or family, to properly plan the wedding date.
Along came the job of wedding planner. Here was a career or business choice based on helping newly engaged women to plan what many consider one of the most important days of their lives. This job takes the stress off of the bride and her ensemble and places it clearly on the shoulders of the wedding planner.
The best wedding planners are those who are able to handle unexpected changes, let downs, failures, fall downs, drops, miss-planned events, and maintain a calm cool collected composure. Wedding planning is not for everyone, if you have been deemed the wedding planner for a friend it might serve well to hire a wedding planner yourself.