Father of the Bride Speech
For many of the fathers it will be their very first attempt in putting together
and delivering a father of the bride wedding speech. And inasmuch it is
both for his daughter and himself as well, a very special occasion, he
wants to give a speech that is entertaining, but also meaningful.
It is great for a father to see his daughter getting married.
A Short Speech is Oke.
To have access to some example speeches would be
a great help in the preparation of a wedding speech.
As a rule the father of the bride is the first speaker.
At least, once you have given your talk, you can relax
and enjoy the rest of the festivities. This is great, but at the same time it is very important that you set the
right mood. You can do this by delivering a speech
that is cheerful, highly entertaining, but also inspiring.
At the same time your wedding speech does not need to be that long.
A heartfelt speech, even if it is short, is always well received.
Humor is an essential Part
Humor in a wedding speech adds greatly to the overall enjoyment, so be sure to include some jokes, a humorous quotation or a funny anecdote. Make sure that your jokes are wholesome. This way you won’t offend anyone.
Of course you have very mixed emotions, your daughter is leaving home, but at the same time you are happy for her, as she starts to make her own way in the world and to start raising her own family.
So this is a tearful, yet an exciting event for the both of you and so there
is no need whatsoever to feel embarrassed if you at some feel emotional.
Make Your Daughter Proud of You.
Make your daughter proud of you as you share your personal message with her and let her feel the great love you have for her. Should you have any advice for her, make it light hearted and make sure to not turn it into a marital life sermon. Some positive statements about marriage are usually ample to remind them of the serious obligation they have to one another.
You can at the beginning or at the end if you like, thank all the guests for coming and make sure to thank your own family members and friends. Also be sure to thank the family of the groom and their friends.
Last, but certainly not least, propose a toast for the bride and groom and wish them the very best for the future.
There is Professional Help Available
There is a great resource available to you where you can find example wedding speeches for the father of the bride. There are also example wedding toasts and there is a guide to help you write your father of the bride speech. There are also hilarious one-liners and an E-Book on how to learn to speak confidently.
This is John Hamilton. He is an expert when it comes to wedding speeches. He has written a speech pack featuring 25 professional father of the bride speeches. Included in the pack are also hilarious one-liners, many funny toasts, a step by step guide on how to write your speech. Use the parts of the examples that you personally identify with, put them in your own speech. Put some jokes and one-liners in there and you are done.
You now have a highly entertaining father of the bride speech.
The included bonus e-book on public speaking will teach you how
to overcome your nervousness and give a confident wedding speech.