Sample Alternative Vows
Alternative Vow # 1
Where there has been cold, you have brought warmth; where my life was dark, you have brought light. ______, I promise before family and friends to be your husband/wife from this day forward. Let us make of our two lives, one life, and let us always honor and respect each other.
Alternative Vow # 2
______, as freely as God has given me life, I join my life with yours. Wherever you go, I will go; whatever you face, I will face. For good or ill, in happiness or sadness, come riches or poverty, I take you as my husband/wife, and will give myself to no other.
Alternative Vow # 3
As I stand here today with the world as my witness, I pledge to you my undying and everlasting love.
I will stand beside you as your partner,
I will stand before you as your protector,
And I will stand behind you as your solace.
Please spend and end your life with me.
Alternative Vow # 4
___ and ______ the vows that you are about to exchange serve as a verbal representation of the love you have promised to each other. For it is not the words that you speak today which will unite you together as one, but the inner sense of love and commitment that each of you feels within your soul. No other human ties are as tender, no other vows more sacred than those you now assume.
Alternative Vow # 5
______, I embrace/receive you this day to be my wife/husband … I will have no greater love than you… I promise to stand by you in happiness and adversity, in riches or poverty, in sickness or health. I promise in faithfulness to love and respect you and our marriage, for all my tomorrows and beyond.
Alternative Vow # 6
______, I embrace/receive you today as my wife/husband. I will be true to you in all things; I will share what I have and who I am. I will stay with you in heartache, celebrate life with you in joy and receive you as my equal.
Alternative Vow #7
_____, you are my companion in life and my one true love. I will treasure our friendship and love you today, tomorrow, and forever. I will trust and honor you, I will laugh and cry with you. With unfailing love I will stand by you through the best and the worst, through the difficult and the easy. As I have given you my hand to hold so I give you my life to keep so help me God.
Alternative Vow #8
______, as your wife/husband and best friend I promise to love and encourage you; sharing hopes, dreams and secrets. I promise to be open and honest with you, caring for you in a lifelong commitment.
Alternative Vow # 9
I ______, receive/take you ______, as my wedded 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 to cherish, till death us do part; according to God’s holy will.
Alternative Vow # 10
I ______, receive/take you ______, to be my wife/husband. I will share the good times and hard times by your side. I give you my hand and my heart as a sanctuary of warmth and peace, and promise my faith and love to you, till the end of time.
Alternative Vow #11
_______, I take you to be my husband/wife, I promise to be faithful to you and honest with you; I will respect, 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 as long as we live.
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