Writing Your Own Vows: the Essentials
Writing your own vows is the best time to reminisce your relationship during the wedding ceremony. Follow this simple guide which will makes it easier and greater.
Speaking your vows are one of the most memorable moments of your wedding day, they can bring tears to eyes or fill the room with laughter. Your vows can perfectly describe just why you spend all the time, money and energy planning this big day! Writing your own vows can have more of an impact since they are carefully crafted and specialized to your significant other. Here you will find inspiration to help you write your own personal wedding vows.
I dedicate my love to you, (SPOUSE’S NAME), as we embark on sharing our lives together. As one of the most beautiful, smart and generous people I have ever met, I am honored to be standing by your side. I promise to respect, trust and love you unconditionally for all our coming days to create a wonderful life together. I take you (SPOUSE’S NAME) as my lawful (wife/husband) to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better or for worse, for richer or poorer, through sickness and in health for as long as we both shall live.
(SPOUSE’S NAME), on this day I take you for my (husband/wife). From this day on I promise to love you without reservation. I promise to comfort you in times of distress and sadness. I promise to encourage you to achieve all your goals and dreams. I promise to be there to laugh, cry and grow with you in mind and spirit. I promise to always be open and honest with you. To cherish you for as long as we both shall live.
I, (YOUR NAME), take you, (SPOUSE’S NAME), not just as my (husband/wife), but as my lifelong best friend. As the person who has inspired, encouraged and supported me through all the days leading up to this moment, I have complete faith and trust that for years to come I will be able to trust, find comfort and grow by your side. You make me better every day, for the rest of my life, I promise to always be worthy of your love. I promise to cherish every moment with you whether good or bad. I promise, to be honest, understanding, compassionate and supportive of all your dreams and goals. I promise to share this life with you, as an equal partner, to be forgiving, patient and unwavering in all we may face. I promise to be your best friend, lover, partner, your strength, and your solid ground, I promise to love you eternally, and will strive to bring you joy, laughter, and memories we can cherish for all our days together.
I promise to always NEED just one more pair of shoes. I promise to burn dinner every once in awhile. I promise to always run at least 5 minutes late. I promise to always encourage us to try new things. I promise to always hold your hand when facing fears. I promise to be imperfect and accepting of your imperfections. To be respectful and supportive of your dreams and goals. To be your strength, your rock, and give you the kick in the butt when you are procrastinating. I know together we can accomplish more than what could never be imagined alone. From this day on, I promise, you are stuck with me.
I, (YOUR NAME), take you, (SPOUSE’S NAME) as my partner in crime. In front of our crazy, amazing and quirky family and friends I promise to help with the yard work, housework, and spend our hard earned money. I promise to comfort you when your team loses and pick up a six pack for when they win. But, most importantly, I promise to love you for all the days of our life.
I, (YOUR NAME), take you, (SPOUSE’S NAME), as you are. Loving you for who you are now, and who you are yet to become. I promise to always listen and learn from you, to accept your support and provide support, to take part in celebrating your victories and mourn your losses as if they were my own. I will love you and always have faith in your love for me. Through all our years and through all that life may throw at us, I promise to stand by your side from this day until our last days.
(SPOUSE'S NAME), you have been my best friend and will continue to be. I promise to you to laugh and cry, to grow with you, and to love you just as much when we are apart as I do when we are together. I promise to always support your dreams and be understanding and respectful in our times of disagreement. I promise to love you, stand by your side, every day and every night for the rest of our lives.
In the presence of our family, friends and witnessed by God, I, (YOUR NAME), take thee (SPOUSE'S NAME), as my beloved. I promise with divine assistance to be a loving, faithful and compassionate spouse for as long as we both shall live.
I, (YOUR NAME), before God and these witnesses, take you, (SPOUSE’S NAME), as my (husband/wife) and vow to be a loving and faithful (husband/wife). Through happiness, success and health, I promise to stand by your side. Through sorrow, disappointment and sickness I promise to stand by your side. I will strive to be your companion, to be honest, and open with you. To forgive as Christ has forgiven me, and to remind you that the Lord has plans and promises though everything we may face. Forever, I will devote my love, my life, and myself to you from this day forward.
Now, you have known some personal wedding vows, you can take them as inspiration no matter what kind of wedding vow you're going to prepare. If this is not enough, click HERE to read another article about tips for writing wedding vows.