I, ____, promise you, _____, that I will be your wife/husband from this day forward,
to be faithful and honest in every way,
to honor the faith and trust you place in me,
to love and respect you in your successes and failures,
to make you laugh and to be there when you cry,
to care for you in sickness and in health,
to softly kiss you when you are hurting,
and to be your companion and your friend, on this journey that we make together.

I vow to help you love life, 
to always hold you with tenderness,
and to have the patience that love demands.
To speak when words are needed,
and to share the silence when they are not.
To live within the warmth of your heart,
and always call it home.

I take you my heart
At the rising of the moon 
And the setting of the stars
To love and to honor 
Through all that may come
Through all our lives together
In all our lives, May we be reborn
That we may meet and know
And love again, 
And remember.


____, I choose you, 
in the presence of our friends and families, 
to be my wife/husband and partner from this time forward; 
to laugh with you in joy, 
to grieve with you in sorrow, 
to grow with you in love, 
serving mankind in peace and hope, 
as long as we both shall live.


I, ______, 
take you ______,
to be my wife/husband; 
to have and to hold from this day forward, 
for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and cherish always.


I, _____ recognize you, ______, as the half of me that was lost. 
I am in an amazement of friendship, of intimacy. 
I offer to give you courage and love; I offer to make you whole.


I, ______, take you, ______, 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.


______, I take you as my wife/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.


I, ___, take thee, ___, to be my wedded husband/wife, 
to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, 
in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death do us part, 
according to God's holy ordinance; 
and thereto I pledge thee my faith/myself to you.


including children from previous relationships...

____, because of you, 
I have been given a second chance at love. 
I come today to give you my heart and my hope for our future together. 
I promise to bring you joy, 
to be patient, kind and to learn to love you more each day, 
through all the days of our lives. 
I will love and care for CHILD'S NAME as my own.


I, ______, take you ______, for my wedded wife/husband from this day forward, 
to have and to hold as equal partner in my life, 
to whom I give my deepest love and devotion. 
I humbly open my heart to you as a sanctuary of warmth and peace, 
where you may come and find a refuge of love and strength. 
I will love you enough to risk being hurt, 
trust you when I don't understand, 
weep with you in heartache, and celebrate life with you in joy. 
I will receive you as my equal throughout all of our days.