Touching Wedding Speech from the Father of the Bride
Ladies and Gentlemen, all of my guests, I cannot tell you how pleased I am today to see my daughter Anna looking so radiantly happy, as she begins her life with Steven. My wife and I do feel that we are losing Anna, but entrusting her to Steven?s good care. During the past few months as we have got to know him better, he has shown himself to be exactly the sort of person we had hoped Anna would marry ? charming, sincere, and reliable ? with a clear idea of what he wants from life and how to achieve it.
At this time, I would like to take this opportunity to formally and wholeheartedly welcome Steven into our family. I am happy that you will be part of our family and I look forward to sharing more time with you in the coming years.
Anna, I want to note how beautiful you look today, and to tell you that this has truly been a special day for me. Thank you for giving true meaning to the word daughter and for enriching your mother?s life, and my life, for the last 28 years. Your mother and I have loved you every day from the moment you were born. We?ve coddled you, enjoyed you, and laughed with you. I know how much joy you have brought into our lives, and I know that you?ll bring that joy into Steven?s life as well.
Of course, as a father, seeing my little girl get married today has filled me with...