You may already have an idea of what you and your intended are going to say to each other on the wedding day.
The Celebrant will be able to offer wonderful ideas for vows. They have plenty of experience so do not be afraid to ask them for advice.
Many people today like to write wedding vows that they feel are more appropriate and other look toward the more the traditional wedding vows.
Regardless to whether you are looking for the traditional, non-traditional, humorous, or romantic wedding vows; You will quickly find that you can say "I DO" in dozen of different ways!
Exchanging of the wedding vows is considered to be the most important part of the ceremony. This is a very special time during the ceremony and within this moment you have time to express your true feelings toward each other.
Writing your own vows can be an arduous task and a little difficult for some. However there are many Websites online that can offer you guidance.
The follow are a few sample of traditional wedding vows
"I take you, (name), to be my wife/husband and I promise before God and all who are present here to be your loving and faithful husband/wife, as long as our lives shall last. I will serve you with tenderness and respect, and encourage you to develop God's gifts in you".
"I(name), take you, (name), to be my wife/husband; and I promise before God and these witnesses to be your loving and faithful husband/wife; in plenty and in want; in joy and in sorrow; in sickness and in health; as long as we both shall live"
"Do you, (name), take this woman/man, (name), to be your wife/husband, according to God's holy decree; do you promise to be to him/her a loving and loyal husband/wife, to cherish and keep her/him in sickness and in health; and, forsaking all others, to be faithful only to him/her as long as you both shall live?".
The follow are a few sample of Non-Traditional Wedding Vows.
If you have decided on a non-traditional wedding and would like to express your love to each other in a unique and different way, you may like to try one of the following.
"Because of you, I laugh, I smile, I dare to dream again. I look forward with great joy to spending the rest of my life with you, caring for you, nurturing you, being there for you in all life has for us, and I vow to be true and faithful for as long as we both shall live ".
"(name), I take you to be my wife/husband from this time onward, to join with you and to share all that is to come, to be your faithful husband/wife, to give and to receive, to speak and to listen, to inspire and to respond; a commitment made in love, kept in faith, and eternally made new.
"I love you. You are my best friend. Today I give myself to you in marriage. I promise to encourage and inspire you, to laugh with you, and to comfort you in times of sorrow and struggle. I promise to love you in good times and in bad, when life seems easy and when it seems hard, when our love is simple, and when it is an effort. I promise to cherish you, and to always hold you in highest regard. These things I give to you today, and all the days of our life.
"The sun smiles on us today, our wedding day, and how can it not, for our love is stronger than forever and our hearts beat together as one. I promise to be a true and faithful partner from this day forward, in all life's circumstances, as we face them together. In the joys and sorrows, the good times and bad, in sickness or in health, I will always be there for you, to comfort you, love you, honor and cherish you, now and forevermore.
The follow are a few sample of Funny Wedding Vows.
You may like to ad a little extra entertainment to your ceremony and celebrate your relationship.
"I promise to make your favorite fruit smoothies on Sundays."
As Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston promised each other, "I vow to split the difference on the thermostat."
"Groom: I, (name), choose you, (name), to be my wife. In front of our friends and family gathered here I promise to love and cherish you throughout the good times and bad times. I promise to try to remember to put put my dirty clothes in the hamper and to replace the toilet paper roll when it's empty. I promise to remember this day with love and roses. I will love you always.
Bride: I, (name), choose you, (name), to by my husband. In front of our friends and family, I promise to love and cherish you through every obstacle that may come into our path. I promise to learn how to check the oil in my car and how to roll up a garden hose. I will comfort you when your team loses and drink beer with you when they win. I will love you always".
The follow are a few sample of Romantic Wedding Vows.
Then should you be a hopeless romantic, you may like something more elegant and romantic.
"I (name) affirm my love to you, (name) as I invite you to share my life. You are the most beautiful, smart, and generous person I have ever known, and I promise always to respect you and love you. With kindness, unselfishness and trust, I will work by your side to create a wonderful life together. I take you (name) to be my lawful (wife/husband), to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better or for worse, for richer or for poorer, in sickness and in health for as long as we both shall live".
"(name), from the moment I first saw you, I knew you were the one with whom I wanted to share my life. Your beauty, heart, and mind inspire me to be the best person I can be. I promise to love you for eternity, respecting you, honoring you, being faithful to you, and sharing my life with you. This is my solemn vow".
"(name), today I take you for my (wife/husband). I promise to love you without reservation, comfort you in times of distress, encourage you to achieve all of your goals, laugh with you and cry with you, grow with you in mind, and spirit, always be open and honest with you, and cherish you for as long as we both shall live".
"(name), today I take you to be my (husband/wife). Together we will create a home, becoming a part of one another. I vow to help create a life that we can cherish, inspiring your love for me and mine for you. I vow to be honest, caring and truthful, to love you as you are and not as I want you to be, and to grow old by your side as your love and best friend".
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