Thought this might be of some use to any budding best man.
So far in my life, I’ve been asked to be the best man twice! I’m either doing something very wrong, or right. Yes it’s worrying, but here’s ten top tips that might help:
- Be prepared before the day. Write down anything and everything you want to say on paper, or small cards, and keep it on you at all times. Add to it whenever you remember something new, funny or appropriate.
- Practise your speech whenever you can, but always make sure you have the paper or cards with you on the day (don’t rely on memory — it may go blank).
- Your job is to thank bridesmaids, flower girls, or anyone else nominated by the happy couple. Do that first and get it out of the way, it’ll help to relax you.
- Have a drink, but keep it moderate. You don’t want to be drunk, just merry and relaxed. And always have…
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