Now don’t get us wrong here, we love wedding magazines too. They’re filled with awesome inspirational photos, countdown checklists and fab beauty tips. But there are also several things that those glossy pages won’t tell you should probably know. And we get it, it’s hard to be blunt to a super happy bride, but these are all tips that will help you prepare for your big day. From ditching traditions if you don’t dig them to being aware that something will go wrong, check out the slideshow above to find out what they are.