For the father of the groom the speech is going to
hold a little less importance than if you were the father of the bride or if you
are pulling double duty as the best man. If you are simply doing a wedding
speech for the father of the groom, then here are some simple tips and one very
good joke to use in your speech.
What a wedding speech for the father of the groom needs to be: Funny
Wedding speech for the father of the groom needs to be funny. The father of the
bride gets the gushy lovey dovey type speech, but your speech needs to be a mood
lightener. If it is possible, try to give your wedding speech for the father of
the groom before the father of the bride gives his. You are the primer for his
sappiness. If you can keep people laughing ahead of time, then the guests will
be ready for the calming effect of the father of the bride. So make a few good
jokes, there is one provided at the bottom. Keep it funny.
What a wedding speech for the father of the groom needs to be: Complimentary
It is often difficult for fathers to give their sons sincere compliments, but
now is one time when you need to find a few to give. Frequently the wedding day
is all about the bride, but this is your chance with your wedding speech for the
father of the groom to give your son a boost of confidence that lets him know
you are proud of him and that he did a good job. This might be the only piece of
confidence boosting he receives during the wedding hassle.
A good joke to end off your wedding speech for the father of the groom:
Have your son stand up and take his new bride by the hand. Tell him how proud
you are of his good choice in a mate. Have him take her hand and cover her hand
with his. Make sure his hand is on top of hers. Then repeat “Son, this is a new
chapter in your life, I want you to look in the lovely woman’s eyes. Remember
how lucky you are to have her. And savor this moment son. It’s the last time
you’ll ever have the upper hand.”
And thus ends your wedding speech for the father of the groom.