Get Writing! 10 Ideas to Kickstart Your Father of the Bride Speech

If your daughter’s wedding is fast approaching, it won’t have escaped your attention that you’ll be expected to deliver the opening speech.

Traditionally the Father of the Bride Speech is warm and welcoming and includes fond words about her and memories of her growing up.

And while there isn’t the same pressure on you to be as entertaining as, say, the best man, a personal and gently humorous speech will definitely kick things off on the right note.

But what if you’re stuck for ideas? There’s nothing more daunting than a blank page staring back at you. Do not fear…

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How to Outline Your Father of the Bride Speech in Just 5 Minutes

Father of the Bride Speech Outline

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How are you feeling about giving your Father of the Bride Speech?

Excited? Nervous? Stressed out?

Sometimes the hardest thing is just to get started.

You keep putting it off, hoping that inspiration will suddenly strike, but it never does. And all the while the big day draws closer and closer.

If this sounds familiar, creating a basic outline for your speech can really help.

So grab a blank sheet of paper and a pen or pencil. We’re going to outline your Father of the Bride speech in just five minutes.

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Father of the Bride Speech Fail! 5 Great Ways to Really Screw It Up

Father of the Bride Speech Fail

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It’s your daughter’s big day.

You’ve worked hard on your Father of the Bride speech.

There’s nothing you want more than to see her beaming with pride.

But somehow, against all the odds and despite all your best intentions, you manage to totally screw it up.

It’s a serious case of Father of the Bride Speech FAIL! But it could so easily have been different.

Here’s my guide to 5 Great Ways to Really Screw Up Your Father of the Bride Speech.

Avoid these like the plague – or follow them to the letter if you’re still determined to go down in flames!

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