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Sample Vows

Sample #1

I, Spencer, take you, Katherine, to be my wife.
To have and to hold, from this day forward,
for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer,
in sickness and in health, until death do us part.

Sample #2

I, Katherine, take you Spencer, to be my husband,
and these things I promise you:
I will be faithful to you and honest with you;
I will respect, trust, help, and care for you;
I will share my life with you;
I will forgive you as we have been forgiven;
and I will try with you to better understand ourselves, the world, and God;
through the best and the worst of what is to come,
as long as we live.

Sample #3:

I, Spencer, promise to you, Katherine,
before family and friends,
to commit my love to you,
to respect your individuality;
to be with you through life’s changes;
and to nurture and strengthen the love between us,
as long as we both shall live.

Sample #4

I, Katherine, take you Spencer, to be my husband,
my friend, my love, and my lifelong companion.
To share my life with yours,
To build our dreams together,
to support you through times of trouble,
and to rejoice with you in times of happiness.
I promise to treat you with respect, love and loyalty
through all the trials and triumphs of our lives together.
This commitment is made in love, kept in faith,
lived in hope, and eternally made new.

Sample #5

I promise to be faithful, supportive and loyal
and to give you my companionship and love
throughout all the changes of our lives.
I vow to bring you happiness,
and I will treasure you as my companion.
I will celebrate the joys of life with you.
I promise to support your dreams,
and to walk beside you, offering courage and strength through all endeavors.
From this day forward, I will be proud to be you husband and you best friend.

Sample #6

Spencer, I take you as my husband,
with your faults and your strengths,
as I offer myself to you with my faults and my strengths.
I will help you when you need help, and
turn to you when I need help.
I choose you as the person with whom I will spend my life.

Sample #7

I, Spencer, take you Katherine, to be no other than yourself.
Loving what I know of you,
trusting what I do not yet know,
I will respect your integrity and have faith in your abiding love for me,
through all our years, and in all that life may bring us.

Sample #8

Spencer, I love you and I know this love is a gift from God and is meant to be.
Because of this, I want to be your wife.
As the two of us are joined on this day, we become part of each other:
your feelings become my feelings;
your sorrows become my sorrows;
your joys become my joys;
your cares become my cares,
and your children become my children.
With God’s help and guidance I promise to be a true and faithful wife and parent,
always there to comfort you, rejoice with you,
and endure all the complexities of life that we will face together as a family.
My love for you and your child is pure and unshakable,
and I hereby commit myself to all of you from this day forward.

Sample #9

Today I join my life to yours.
From this day on, I will be your partner and companion,
for you are my dearest love and my best friend.
I look forward to the joy we will find
In each other’s separate successes,
As well as our shared ones;
I welcome the challenge of whatever
obstacles we encounter,
for I know that whatever we face,
we face it together.
Because your happiness is vital to me,
I will help you to grow as an individual,
Because you deserve no less than the best of me,
I will also strive to be more fully myself.
I pledge that I will listen to you when you speak,
encourage you in times of doubt,
comfort you in times of sorrow,
and be your refuge of strength in times of uncertainty.
I will be faithful to you all of my days,
will be honest with you always,
and will cherish and adore you every moment of my life.
This is my solemn vow.