How do I introduce myself for this wedding speech?
Topic: How do I introduce myself for this wedding speech?
July 18, 2019 / By Josslyn Question:
I have been asked to make a short speech at a wedding. My relation to the bride is that I was engaged to her son before he passed away in an accident two years ago. I am close with the family and consider them in-laws, but she is technically not my mother-in-law as my late fiancé and I were not married. I am at a loss as to how to introduce myself aside from: "I'm a friend of the bride" or "I was the fiancée of the bride's departed son."
Best Answers: How do I introduce myself for this wedding speech?
Gertie | 5 days ago
I would say "My name is Baffled. I was Son's fiance."
Her entire family, friends, groom's family and groom's friend know who Son was and they all know that he died. You do not need to go into additional detail. They all know. Everyone knows.
And then go into your speech and talk about how much Bride means to you, etc.
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Do not mention the "departed son"! You introduce yourself by your name and say that you are a long time family friend. That's it.
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My name is (insert your name here) and I have been a close friend of (insert name of bride here) and her family for xx years. I am honored that they consider me a part of the family . . .
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Originally Answered: Wedding Speech Help?
I think the best ones come from the heart. You aren't going to screw up that way. Write it down and practice. It will be perfect. Keep it short and sweet. You'll do fine.