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Wedding Speech for the Maid of Honor


Giving the wedding speech for the maid of honor at the reception can be daunting, but here are some simple tips to help you plan and prepare for your task. Follow this simple model, and you are sure to please!

Tip 1: A good wedding speech for the maid of honor should be....

A little long than the best manís speech. Letís face it ladies, we need a little more talk time. If you are not so confident with speaking publicly, then aim for one or two minutes. If you are feeling brave you might time yourself and go for two or three minutes. Donít get crazy long winded though. If people are standing there is a limit to how long they can stand. There should be a limit to how long a good wedding speech for the maid of honor should be.

Tip 2: A good wedding speech for the maid of honor should have....

Some strong emotions tied to it. Try to bring up old stories from when you were kids. That always sells any mom in the room, and instantly sheís filled with happiness from days gone by. A few funny tales from college will remind you and your bride bestie why youíve been friends so long. The real killer in an emotional speech though is when you express your happiness for your friendís happiness.

Tip 3: A good wedding speech for the maid of honor should give...

You are giving a gift to your dear friend. Remember that when you are writing the wedding speech for the maid of honor. You are giving her a send off in a way. You are one of the first people to wish her and her new husband well in their new life. What a great gift to give. So be generous in your speech. It will be better than any place setting ever could be. So now might not be the best time to jokingly mention that $50 bucks she still owes you, or the fact that you never really liked her new husband, and consider eighty-sixing the jokes about mother-in-laws.

Be kind, be thoughtful, and be generous with your words and with your sincerity.

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