There’s no need to panic if you’ve been asked to hold a speech at your son’s wedding. Occasions like this bring up the best in someone’s life, and a wedding will always be a moment of joy and happiness for the couple that has decided to share their lives.
The father of the groom speech is one of those moments when you are reminded that you are a parent whose son has all grown up and now has decided to enter in a life commitment. The support that you show and the implication of your time, energy and resources will prove to him how much you’ve put in your relationship with him and now in this occasion. So by all means don’t hesitate to let him know how much he means to you.
Many people avoid to speak in public because they are afraid not to say the wrong things, to do something wrong or they are stopped by the fear of not knowing to express what dwells inside them. Of course these are only a few of the important reasons not to do it. But let’s take a look to those that really make a difference when you choose to speak in public.
1.You are a parent
One of the main events in your children’s lives except graduating a college, finding a suitable life and making a career is their decision of finding a partner to share the good and the bad moments that life will take you in. When it comes to your children you’ll always find it nice to re-tell their happy moments that gathered you two together and allowed you to build a strong and deep connection.
Those moments that come from his childhood that made your day are now the best material to use in a wedding speech. You can take those memorable moments and transform them into a story telling that will be appreciated not only by your son but by the audience as well.
Other things that you’ve observed in his life and let you as a proud father and parent can be quickly mentioned in your speech, the difference for a good speech will be seen in your approach and the minutes that you’ve decided to speak about. More