Free Wedding Speeches, helpful or dreadful?
You're sitting in your couch watching TV on a Saturday night, minding your own business and then your best friend calls you up, tells you he's getting hitched and wants you to be his best man. You sweat, but can't decline, so you end up agreeing on a toast at the wedding. After you hang up the phone, you go straight to the internet and search for Free Wedding speeches.
Get the picture? Statistics have shown that more people are afraid of public speaking then they are of more common fears, and it is indeed a very fearful act, speaking in public, anything you say cannot be taken back, and if you say something bad, you'll get "foot in mouth" disease.
But does looking for free speeches on the internet really help? Most of the time you will find some cheap tips on how to make the perfect, speech or how to say it. Or maybe you will be lucky enough to find one that is already made, and you'll just have to print it. But these speeches tend to be rather impersonal and very general, and if you're the best man, you will probably just end up boring your friends and family.
When making speeches if you remember "the simpler the better". You will not have to depend on free wedding speeches off the internet if you speak of the memories of your friends.
When giving a wedding toast tell the wedding guests something about your friends who are getting married, how they were meant for each other and how you wish them happiness for the rest of their lives. You don't need a factory made, winding speech. All you need is memories, and your genuine care for your loved ones.
If you're still having the jiggly stomach about giving your speech you can follow these free wedding speech tips, they may not be ready made but they will surely help.
- Forget the preaching go on with the memories
Most people give winding speeches because they tend to give "unasked advice". Leave that to the marriage counselor or the pastor, just share the great memories. Most couples appreciate the nostalgia of a few well chosen memories. Find a funny or a touching memory you have of the couple and share it with the room, plus a few well wishes and you're done.
- Go for short but effective, rather than long and winding
Many of us know that a long speech is very boring; you don't want to dull the night with your talks of your childhood, and the games with your friend. A biography is for a book, one or two memories are for a wedding.
- Write a Poem
You may say that poems are for sissies but that depends on every person point of view. But a wedding Is a very emotional moment and it is sure that everyone is in the mood for a little emotion and tears. What more to provoke those dams to flow than a few well said lines in the form of a poem?
- Don't forget to introduce yourself
A simple Julie has been my friend since high school and I've never seen her gaga over any guy other than Andrew. Make a basis for what you're saying, especially if you are talking about moments in the newlywed's life. If it was a trial, you're the witness, and you will need credibility. People will "feel" your speech if they know who you are and how important the newlyweds are to you.