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Example Maid of Honor Speeches

No matter how long you’ve known the bride, it’s time to get ready for her big day! You have a few important roles to fill as a Maid or Matron of Honor – be prepared with this speech guide below:

A maid of honor speech is a special way to celebrate your amazing friend and offer words of love and wisdom.

I personally think a Maid of Honor or Matron of Honor speech should be quick and simple and easy for you to say. When you get too long, you lose everyone’s attention and too many inside jokes make people feel left out. I hear speeches every weekend and the best received are short and sweet!

Some options for your maid of honor speech are:

How you know the bride
A short story or two about your friendship
The first time you met your friend’s partner
Advice to your friend’s partner
Advice on marriage
Raise your glass and ask everyone else to raise a glass to the new happy couple!

I’m so excited to see you take on the role of Maid of Honor or Matron of Honor. You have such a big responsibility giving a speech or toast and I want to see you nail it. Take these tips into consideration when crafting your speech and don’t hesitate to reach out if you need any other ideas or support. Good luck!

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