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  • Wedding Speech

    The wedding day is one of the most important days in a couple’s life, and to be asked to give a speech by the bride or the groom is the highest honor one can ask for. Whether you are the best man, the maid of honor, the bride’s bratty brother or the chief of the groom’s girl gang, if the responsibility of delivering the wedding speech is on you, you’re likely to face varied emotions. Once the pride of being the chosen one sinks in, it’ll soon be washed with the fear of impressing the crowd (which can be daunting if it’s not an easily pleasable one) with a fresh, original, funny yet heart-touching speech. What’s more? If you’re someone who’s not fond of public speaking, the wedding party may soon feel like an intimidating affair. Anyway, let’s get back to you being the ‘one’ for the couple who found their ‘one’, and how you can deliver the most noteworthy speech of your life!

    Tips to Write a Meaningful Wedding Speech

    The first thing that you need to do as you begin your speech, is to introduce yourself because even though one side of the wedding party may know you well, to the other side you’re the stranger who stole the most-coveted speech of the day. However, don’t go on about yourself, as this day isn’t about you, remember? Opening with a joke is not a bad idea, but read the room, you don’t want to be remembered as the one who cracked an inappropriate joke that made grandma choke. While sharing fond memories of the bride/groom is an absolute must, try not to bring up any embarrassing tales, especially the ones including past relationship fails. The main focus of your speech should be the newlyweds, so wish them all the health, wealth, and prosperity in the world. Last, but not the least important, don’t forget to thank everyone in attendance, and end the speech by raising a toast to the beautiful newlyweds!

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