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Who's Laughing Now? – How to Use Humor in the Wedding Ceremony

Content bride laughing

Published: Monday, Dec. 2nd, 2019

When writing a wedding ceremony, a question that often comes up is, should there be humor in a wedding ceremony, and if so - how much?  

Well... the way we look at it, the ceremony should reflect the couple. Since most couples love to laugh together, some humor in the ceremony is not only acceptable, but actually desirable. Injecting a dash of (appropriate) humor into the ceremony adds emotional variety to the event, providing a counterpoint to the more somber, serious moments. 

That said, the 'precise' amount of humor is something that the officiant and the couple must work out. But one thing's for sure -- adding light-heartedness to a ceremony is great for couples who don’t want to cry through the whole ceremony. It’s also great for couples that are worried about being nervous (laughter calms the nerves, it’s a fact!).

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Tags: ceremony-inspiration, aisle-planning, ceremony-tone-and-feel




Get the (Wedding) Party Started Right With a Great Ceremony!

Wedding party dance

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 27th, 2018

The wedding ceremony sets the tone for the rest of the wedding celebration, from the entrance of the bride to the start of the cocktail hour and reception  - when the real party kicks off!  If you have ever been to a wedding with a great ceremony, you probably noticed that the guests left the ceremony and carried those feelings of love and joy into the reception - and well into the night.  A great wedding ceremony starts the whole experience off on a positive note. 

“The wedding ceremony sets the tone for how the guests will see the couple’s relationship,” explains Stan, a wedding officiant from the Houston area. “If the couple has a good mix of love and laughter, their ceremony should reflect that, instead of being boring and full of negative marriage advice.”  ...(continued)

Tags: ceremony-tone-and-feel, wedding-reception






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