Tips For Writing Vows

When writing your wedding vows, it's important to discuss with your partner the tone, length, and style you both want. Reflect on your relationship, make a list of important moments and promises, and consider the length. Start writing and don’t worry about getting it perfect on the first try.

When writing your vows, include key points such as asserting your affection, complimenting your partner, offering your commitments, and ending with a closing vow.

Here are some tips to help you write your vows:
- Start early. Begin crafting your vows early so you’ll have plenty of time to find inspiration.
- Talk vows over with your fiancé.
- Make a list of all your thoughts. Jot down all the things that come to mind about your spouse or marriage. Revisit these.
- Write up to three drafts. Take a few passes at writing the vows so you can edit and refine them.
- Read plenty of examples. Look to examples, both real and fictional, for inspiration.
- Agree on a tone and format with your partner. If you're leaning into a comedic, lighthearted feel for your vows, but... 3. Include ....

Here's an example of a wedding vow:
"I promise to love you without reservation or fear; to stand by you through life's ups and downs; to cherish every moment we have together; and to be faithful until death do us part."