Your child is in love and ready to make a commitment — congratulations! It's a big step, and it's also normal if you're a little confused about who pays for what on the big day. You're not alone. The wedding budget can be a source of stress and puzzlement for everyone involved. While some couples pay for their weddings on their own, many rely on their families to help make their dream day a reality. Everyone divvies expenses up the way that works best for them, especially in this modern age filled with innovative ideas. That said, here's a breakdown of the traditional wedding day funding to let you know what you might expect to pay.