Example wedding vows

Example wedding vows

It’s very popular, and encouraged, to write personal special, custom, vows for your wedding in this modern age. Below are 18 examples of vows I’ve found that might inspire you to write your own!

Example 1

I call upon everyone present to witness that I, (Name), take you, (Name), to be my lawful wedded wife (husband). It is with much love and great happiness that I stand with you today to be married. In doing so, I join my life with yours, encompassing all sorrows and joys, all hardships and triumphs.

Example 2

I, (Name), take you (Name), to be my beloved for the rest of my life. As I stand by your side, it is with the knowledge that our lives together will realise the promises that we have made today, and it is to this future that I humbly submit. I ask everyone present to witness that I take you as my partner in marriage.

Example 3

I ask everyone present to witness that I, (Name), take you, (Name), to be my friend, my lover and my wedded wife (husband). I choose you above all others to share my life with me. I love you for yourself and I want you to become all that you can be. I will love and respect you all the days of my life.

Example 4

I call upon everyone present to witness that I, (Name), take you, as my wedded wife (husband). I love you and want you to share my life in marriage. I promise to always be there for you and to accept you as you are. I will honour this pledge as long as I live.

Example 5

I call upon everyone present to witness that I, (Name), take you, (Name), to be my lawful wedded wife (husband). I will try to be a loving wife (husband). I promise to respect you as an individual. I will stay with you through good fortune and adversity, while we both shall live.

Example 6

I pledge to share my life openly with you, to speak the truth to you in love. I promise to honour and tenderly care for you, to cherish and encourage your fulfilment as an individual for the rest of my life. I call upon everyone present to witness that I, (Name), take you, (Name), as my partner in marriage.

Example 7

(Name), I choose you above all others, to share my life in marriage. I promise to love and cherish you always, forever increasing that love over the passage of time. I promise to stand by you in all things and provide for you warmth, tenderness, understanding and protection. I promise to nurture a home environment filled with love, light and laughter. I promise to speak to you lovingly, with an open heart and to always honour the divine within you, your heart, your body and your spirit. I promise to fully appreciate your presence in my life and to accept you fully as you are. I promise to support and encourage you in the fulfilment of your hopes, your dreams, your life purpose, your highest good. I ask everyone present to witness that I take you as my wife (husband).

Example 8

I affirm my love for you, (Name), as I invite you to share my life. I promise always to respect your needs and individuality. I will endeavour through kindness, unselfishness and trust to achieve the warm, rich life we will now share. I ask everyone present to witness that I, (Name), take you, (Name), as my wedded wife (husband).

Example 9

I call upon every one present to witness that I, (Name), take you, (Name), to be my wedded wife (husband). I will be faithful to you in thought, word and deed. I will respect you as an individual and be true to you through good times and hard times. To all these things I give my word.

Example 10

I call upon everyone present to witness that I, (Name), take you, (Name), to be my lawful wedded wife (husband). In doing so, I affirm my love for you, as I invite you to share my life. I promise always to speak the truth to you; to love you and care for you. This is my commitments to you, made in love, kept in faith, lived in hope and eternally made new.

Example 11

In declaring my love for you today, I ask everyone present to witness that I, (Name), take you, Name, to be my wedded wife (husband). As we begin our married life, I make this commitment to share my life with you. I will always be there for you as your partner, lover, friend and buddy as we embrace the experiences of life together. (Name), I know my love for you will continue to grow, and that we will enjoy our lives together.

Example 12

(Name), I want to be with you always just as you are. I choose you above all others to share my life in marriage. I love you for yourself, and I want you to become all that you can be. I promise to honour this pledge as long as I live. I ask everyone present to witness that I take you as my partner in marriage.

Example 13

I, (Name), wish you, (Name), to be my devoted wife (husband), as I will be your devoted husband (wife): from today and forever more, through all the highs and lows that life has to offer, while we both shall live. I ask everyone present to witness that I take you as my lawful wedded wife (husband).

Example 14

(Name), I promise to always respect your needs and to try to understand your feelings. I will be unselfish and trusting and will strive for a happy life together. I ask everyone present to witness that I take you as my partner in marriage.

Example 15

I, (Name), promise to love you, (Name), in good times and bad, in sickness and in health. I promise to be patient and understanding. I promise to listen to you and support you at all times. I will love you and honour you all the days of my life and I ask everyone present to witness that I, (Name), take you, (Name), as my wedded wife (husband).

Example 16

I, (Name), take you, (Name), to be my lawful wife (husband). I will try to be a loving wife (husband). I promise to respect you as an individual. I want to develop as a person in partnership with you. I want to love you through good fortune and adversity, while we both shall live.

Example 17

I ask everyone present to witness that I, (Name), take you, (Name), to be my lawful wedded wife (husband). In doing so, I vow to do my utmost to make our lives together a true partnership. I commit to being motivated in our marriage and I will observe and act on your needs. I vow to care for your well being and show my love in all I do throughout our lives together. I will endeavour to comfort you and enrich you with my love. I will show you I can be an equal partner and with my support build a stable foundation for our lives together.

Example 18

With this ring I pledge you my love. I promise to trust you, to tell you the truth and treat you gently and with respect, in my thoughts, words and actions, whether or not you are present. Let this ring be a symbol of our love and a token of our fidelity. (Name), today we make a commitment to one another. I want you to know that you are a precious gift and that you bring so much joy into my life. I affirm the special bond between us, and promise to keep it alive always. I promise to be your confidante, your best friend and to share in your hopes and dreams. In recognition of this, I, (Name), take you, (Name), to be my lawful husband/wife. With this vow we face new responsibilities together. I will be trustworthy as your husband/wife, and will love you in all circumstances. I ask everyone present to witness that I (Name), take you, (Name) as my partner in marriage.

1 Comment

  1. This post is so very helpful and has some great vows for a couple to take as they are or change a word or two. I will share this with my brides and grooms. Thank you.

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