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15 Real Wedding Vows Examples That Will Make You Cry

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Have you reached the vow preparation stage of your wedding planning? Anyway, we have to start with the definition of wedding vows. Wedding vows are a confession and commitment made by a couple to each other, usually witnessed in front of family and friends. Depending on the religious culture and personal preferences, whether an official will preside over the wedding takes place before the rings are exchanged.

What’s the importance of wedding vows in a marriage ceremony? First of all, the sanctity and contract of marriage itself require the existence of vows. In addition, vows are also an expression of the couple's love for each other, their meaning to each other, their desire to live together in the future, and the meaning of their marriage. If you are currently brainstorming about your wedding vows, congratulations for coming here. Below we have compiled real wedding vows examples and recommended promise songs in wedding movies to let your creative juice flow.

Wedding Vows for Him

Wedding Vows for Him

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The commitments of the wedding vows may be remembered by you two for a lifetime. It is not only the profound content, but also the unique structure. Let’s take a look at these wedding vows for him examples to awaken your creativity.

1. Spanish Paragraphs for Him to Make Him Cry

Ellie to Sam: Sam, they say distance means so little when you love somebody this much, and for us, this is true. For the past seven years, we've been anywhere between 5 and 10 thousand miles apart, but today we stand here together, finally closing that gap. I will love you as long as stars are above you, and longer if I can. I will need you as long as the seasons need to follow their plan. I will be with you as long as the sea is bound to wash upon the sand. I will want you as long as you want me to, and longer by far. I will hold you as long as I can.
Tú eres todo lo que quiero en mi vida, y mi corazón late con el tuyo. (You are everything I want in my life, and my heart beats with yours).
I love you, and I never wish to be parted from you from this day on.

2. Simple but Cry Wedding Vows for Him

Olivia to Ralph: I guess I kind of seem to hate most things, but I never really seem to hate you. Each time I see you, it feels like coming home after a long absence. I’m so incredibly fortunate to be standing here with you today, promising to spend the rest of my life with you. The past decade has been the most wonderful experience, and I truly look forward to the decades to come. I’m glad you don’t park poorly anymore.
I promise to be completely honest with you. I promise to never watch the next episode without you. I promise to approach our disagreements calmly and with reason. I promise to always try to be the Pam to your Jim, even though we both know I’m really the Angela to your Dwight. I promise to support you, and to let you support me.
I love you and I like you.

3. Sweet Wedding Vows for Him

Susan to Christopher: I want to spend the rest of my life with you. You’ve been by my side since we met; as my best friend, my fiancé, and now my husband.

You are the strength I didn’t know I needed, and the joy I didn’t know I lacked. My life is complete and secure because of you.

I vow to always be faithful I vow to love you unconditionally and without hesitation I vow to only get mad when you deserve it, and not when I’m just hungry I vow to support your dreams and respect our differences

Luck may have found you, fate may have led you, but I will choose you now and always.

Wedding Vows for Her

Wedding Vows for Her

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Some people have drafted wedding vows for her 2-3 weeks before the wedding, but still feel daunting. What kind of style, what phrases, whether to add a joke, etc., don't worry, how to present yourself in front of the person you love most is not an exaggeration, the important thing is that you both have decided to spend your life together.

4. Subtle and Loving Wedding Vows for Her

Alex to Kara: Kara, although I don’t recall the first time we officially met, I vividly remember the exact second that I fell love with you, and I knew we would be standing here today. In that moment, it felt as if it wasn’t even a conscious decision rather a matter fact, that was pre-wired into me. For the first time I told you that day, and from that moment forward you have to find that word, furthermore, each and every day. Today I give myself to you in marriage, I vowed always encourage and inspire you, laugh with through the low to the highs, and cry through the lows. I’ve had to cherish you, respect you, and always hold you in my highest regard. If I love you was a promise, I will try in every way to be worthy of your love.

5. Lovely Wedding Vows for Her

Edward to Whitney: Whitney, you are the person I look forward to waking up to every morning, and the one that I love seeing last before I go to bed at night.  You are my very best friend, and the person that I want to spend the rest of my life with. When I first met you, I felt that you were so different than I was, but as time went on I began to love each one of those little differences. I came to realize that it was those differences that have made us so right together.  You help me take life a little less seriously, make me laugh when I shouldn’t be laughing, and help me relax when I’ve had a stressful day. We complement each other in ways I wouldn’t have ever imagined, and that is one reason why we are here today. Whitney, I look forward to starting a family with you. You make me smile more than anyone in this world possibly could. You make me so incredibly happy, and I am so grateful and honored to be your husband.

6. Mutually Supportive Wedding Vows for Her

Carl to Christina: To be honest, when I met you, I never thought I would marry you, but at that time I never thought about getting married to anyone other than you.

Many times you told me that you were broken, and it was me who put you back together bit by bit so that you could move on. But I was also being healed by you. When you taught me to face my heart honestly for the first time, I felt reborn.

Today I want to say that my bride is a mermaid and I am also a fish instead of a prince. I love your beauty, gentleness, straightforwardness and cuteness, and I want to spend my life with you.

I am so lucky to be your best friend, your husband, and your family. I promise that I will still be vulnerable with you, laugh and cry with you, and be your crying shoulder. I love you, Carol.

Funny Wedding Vows

Funny Wedding Vows

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How many weddings have you attended and seen couples exchange vows? Scenes that move people to tears are common, and vows that make people laugh are often refreshing and impressive. If you are also looking for humorous vows for your wedding, these real funny wedding ceremony scripts will definitely make you laugh and be inspired.

7. Clever Twist: Make Your Vows for Yourself

Fancy seeing you here, I’ve been imagining this moment for a really long time. I’ve always pictured that standing up here would be someone who is smart, funny, beautiful, ambitious, passionate, and I’m so happy that I’m all those things.

8. Tell a Story

Adam to Claire: Claire, I thought a lot about what encapsulates my love for you. An adventure, a place, an event,and every time I gravitates one memory: Hot Mama’s Pizza. It was Friday early on a relationship, and you came over after work. I was starving and I quickly learned you were too. In fear of not having enough food, I ordered the largest pizza I could find in Seattle, Hot Mama’s Pizza. When that pizza finally came, for the first time I picked out in front of you. However, the thing I wasn’t expecting is you picked out in front of me too. Every time I got up for another slice from the corner of my eye, I saw you coming in hot right behind me. We laughed about nothing and talked about everything, and finished that enormous pizza. I realized two things that night: 1. This girl could eat; 2. Even though we did nothing but ate a pizza, we had a blast just enjoying each other’s company.

Loving you is so easy, and it’s only become stronger and easier whatever passing day. You are kind, genuine person with the purest parts. You’ve celebrated with me the highest of highs and carried me through my lowest low. You’ve made me a better person and motivated me to be the best I can be. You are my person.

I promise to always be there for you. I promise to cherish every minute with you. I promise to always be the man you need to be. You are my best friend and I’m so lucky to have found you. There is no one I’d rather share my life or an 18-inch pizza with. I love you so much.

9. Emotional, Funny Wedding Ceremony Script

People often talk about how difficult relationships are and I honestly can’t relate. People say ‘love is hard,’ yet our love is the easiest and most special thing I have ever experienced. After eight years of nonstop love and laughter with you, I’m so ready to be your wife, because you are my soulmate. I promise to always be your biggest supporter even if it means supporting you through another gangster face with flat billed hat and gold chains

Traditional Wedding Vows

Traditional Christian Wedding Vows

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Traditional Christian weddings usually require to make the pledge in front of God, and the vows or other ritual requirements need to be communicated with their officiant. There are no marriage vows in the bible, but adding bible lines to your vows will make your vows more meaningful and powerful. Usually, Jewish weddings do not exchange vows but include ring exchange. At this time, the couple will recite Hebrew blessings. Let’s take a look at these traditional religious wedding vows and blessings.

10. Traditional Christian Wedding Vows

Sam to Shannon: I can’t help but think of the cute 15-year-old girl that I started dating seven years ago, and stand in admiration and awe at the beautiful and godly woman that you become. I pray that God will enable me to show as much sacrificial love to you as God did to his son, that I may be able to live out the rest of my life a faithful servant first to him and then to you. I vow to become one with you and the goal of creating a marriage that shows the image of Christ and commit myself to the lifelong pursuit of you as my wife

I Sam take you Shannon to be my wife, I pledge my faithfulness to you, I promise and covenant before God and these witnesses to be your loving and faithful husband.

11. Typical Jewish Wedding Blessings

"With this ring, you are made holy to me, for I love you as my soul. You are now my wife.

"With this ring, you are made holy to me, for I love you as my soul. You are now my husband."

Modern Personalized Wedding Vows

Modern Personalized Wedding Vows

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Are you tired of the same cookie-cutter templates for exchanging wedding vows? So how do you write your own personalized wedding vows? That's telling your own story, storytime wedding vows are always captivating and never go out of style. The stories and hobbies between you and your spouse are unique and cannot be generated by Chat GPT. You can also be creative in structure, follow a certain order or use concise paragraphs. Here's a look at how these couples personalized their modern wedding vows.

12. Clear Order: the Vows after the Story

Lauren to Edmond: I'm constantly blown away by how amazing you are, I fell in love with you long ago for many reasons. But what truly stood you apart from the rest was the way that you loved me. With you, I feel safe, empowered, confident and beautiful, respected cherished and valued. And there isn’t a day that goes by where I don't feel loved by you. I promise in this marriage to do everything I can to make you feel the same. I vow to love you for who you are and never try to change you into something you’re not. I promise to support you in every way so that every goal and dream you have is reached. I promise to always help you with the little things because you are my person, and I couldn't imagine a life without you in it.

13. Express the Most Gratitude to the Person You Love Most

Jonathan Crawford:

You're an incredible person. You are loyal and generous to those close to you, but will also go out of your way to help a stranger. I'm inspired by how driven you are and how you just get things done. I'm proud of you for the awesome vet that you are for excelling at surgery, and all you've achieved because of your talents and willingness to sacrifice time. Thank you for working so hard. I love the relationship you have with your family and letting me be a part of that. Thank you for giving me a second family and for being a valued part of mine. Thank you for living in Australia, I know it's only for me and I'm eternally grateful. I'm proud of you for the life you have created for yourself in Melbourne, not an easy task, and Jono has done exceptionally. You've helped me navigate through very rough orders and kept me on the right path at every turn. Thank you for your honesty love, unwavering support, advice when it’s needed and pushing me to do and be better.

14. Amazing Taylor Swift-Inspired Wedding Vows


I promise to always be the kind of trouble that takes you to places you’ve never been. As long as the ground isn’t too cold or hard. I promise that when we go crashing down we’ll come back every time. Your ability to come around and choose compassion and softness is my favourite security blanket. I promise to never stop protecting you from your own knife skills. I promise to always help your vagabond shoes to stray from sea to sky and of course to New York, New York. I promise to help you keep seeing in your wildest dreams, your Empire State of mind and to help you remember that you can make it anywhere. But most importantly I promise to always treat our love like it’s golden and cherish how it looks in daylight.

15. Super Short and Sweet Wedding Vows


I, Sara, ask you to share this world with me. Respecting each other, I commit to live our lives together, cherishing you for all the days to come. I ask you to share this world with me, in good times and in bad, in health and in illness, in moments of joy and of sorrow, Be my partner, C, and I will be yours.

Promise Songs in Wedding Movies

Promise Songs in Wedding Movies

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A wedding cannot be without music. Songs for walk down to the aisle, after party dance music, and songs for exchanging vows have different melodies and meanings based on the part of the ceremony. The promise songs you choose depend on the content of your vows. Whether they are traditional or modern, emotional or fun, it all depends on what kind of atmosphere you like. If you don't want to be disturbed by any sound when exchanging wedding vows, you can also choose to abandon promise songs. But you prefer to have background music to enhance the atmosphere when you say 'I do', the following promise songs in wedding movies will bring you inspiration.

1.“I Say a Little Prayer” in My Best Friend’s Wedding

The heartfelt lyrics: You'll stay in my heart and I will love you/Forever (forever), and ever (ever)/We never will part, oh, how I love you/Together (together), together (together)/That's how it must be/To live without you would only mean heartbreak for me.

2. "Young and Beautiful" in The Great Gatsby

The heartfelt lyrics: Will you still love me when I'm no longer young and beautiful/Will you still love me when I got nothing but my aching soul/I know you will, I know you will, I know that you will.

3. "Kiss Me" in She's All That

The heartfelt lyrics: Kiss me beneath the milky twilight/Lead me out on the moonlit floor.

4. “All You Need Is Love” in Love Actually

The heartfelt lyrics: All you need is love/All you need is love/All you need is love, love/Love is all you need.

5. "My Girl" in My Girl

The heartfelt lyrics: I don't need no money, fortune or fame/I got all the riches a man can claim/I guess you'd say/What can make me feel this way?/My girl.

6. "Feels Like Home" in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

The heartfelt lyrics: There's something in your voice/Makes my heart beat fast/Hope this feeling lasts/The rest of my life.


Whether it is traditional, modern or fun wedding vows, they must carry your love for your spouse and your longing for marriage. If this issue do you favor brings inspiration to you, please share it, I will be very grateful.

FAQs about Wedding Vows

How Long Should My Wedding Vows Be?

Usually between one and two minutes. However there are also super simple (no more than 50) words but powerful pledges. Wedding vows can be any length, it's important to convey your feelings to your partner and feel comfortable with them.

How Do I Structure My Vows?

  1. Start with a statement about who this person is to you. ...
  2. Continue by saying what it is you love about your partner. ...
  3. Use a story to bring this love to life. ...
  4. Lay out exactly what it is you are promising. ...
  5. Use romantic wedding vows to personalize your promise.

What Are the Best Simple Wedding Vows?

I will love you, hold you and honor you, I will respect you, encourage you and cherish you, in health and sickness, through sorrow and success, for all the days of my life.

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