FIND INSPIRATIONS FOR IDEAS
and write down your
thoughts and feelings. If you are having trouble deciding what to even mention
in your wedding speech
(eg: best man speech
, father of the bride speech
, maid of honor speech
inspiration from outside yourself. There are many different ways to do this.
You can flip through old photo albums, or watch old home videos.
at scrapbooks, or any other items that can help conjure up old memories,
stories, or feelings about your the bride or groom. Ask friends and family members for
their stories and fond memories. Remember that the burden of the wedding speech
is not yours completely.
It is perfectly fine to say, “I was chatting
with Aunt Barb, and she was telling me about the time John, one summer at the
lake, shaved his head with his youngest son. That just reminded me of how
spontaneous and silly he was around his children.”
had many negative qualities. You want to stay away from these and focus on the
good and remember that there is an audience there as well. You are the best
judge of what can be said.
Remember to just be honest, and everyone
will appreciate the wedding speech.