Deciding on the Type of Speech You’ll Deliver at Your Son’s Wedding

Here’s a short article I actually decided just now to write about how to decide what type of speech to prepare for your son’s wedding. I got an email from a guy in Kansas City asking me if he should go with a funny speech or a more serious, sober speech at the wedding of his son, which was happening over just a week and a half. And since I found some other people asking on different forums or wedding communities about this, I decided to write this short article to help you clarify on what you should chose (as a side note, it’s 1:00 AM here and there are some chances that I’ll make small mistakes and typos, but you can skip that. Post a comment with the errors you find and I’ll correct them. Thanks for your understanding).

Well, from my point of view, it’s not that hard to decide whether you go with a funny father of the groom speech or you try something more sentimental, like most mothers do (there’s no shame in doing this, men are sensitive also, yes). Here are a few hints to help you decide if you go with a funny speech or not.

First, are you a funny guy in general? Because if you’re not, it will be hard to pull off a funny speech if you won’t deliver it naturally. And trust me, it’s easy to tell if a guy is being natural when he’s talking or he’s fake. At least for me it’s easy to read a person, having dealt with so many people during my career in sales. So this is actually the most important thing you should consider: if you’re a funny guy, good, you can think about having a funny wedding speech, but even so, read on because there are other things you should consider. Continue reading “Deciding on the Type of Speech You’ll Deliver at Your Son’s Wedding”