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How Long Should a Father of the Groom Speech Be?

Among all questions that many groom fathers have when preparing their speech, this is definitely in top 3. And it pretty much makes sense, before you start preparing your speech, you need to long how long should it be. That’s why I decided to write a quick post today, trying to clarify this a bit. Of course, I could simply give you a short answer like “xyz minutes”, but that wouldn’t be too helpful, would it?

So, how long should a father of the groom speech be?

Well, according to the standards and general common sense, a typical speech shouldn’t be longer than 7 minutes. Actually, between 5 and 7 minutes is the ideal length. This is short enough that you won’t bore your audience with your endless stories, but also long enough that you have plenty of time to include all the essential parts in it. [Read more…]