From Romantic to Funny: 70 Wedding Vows for Your Ceremony

The first known wedding vows date back to church manuals from the Middle Ages. Today, they still hold immense significance.

So, if you’re looking to find the perfect words to describe your love, you’ve come to the right place.

In this article, I’ll provide you with 70 wedding vows, ranging from funny and romantic to famous and unique.

Wedding Vows

Wedding Vows to Wife

“In your eyes, I have found my home. In your heart, I have found my love. In your soul, I have found my mate. With you, I am whole, full, alive.”

“I vow to listen, for as long as it takes for you to feel heard; to hold your hand through the good times and the rough times.”

“I promise to nurture your dreams, as they are the fabric of our future together.”

“With this ring, I give you my heart. From this day forward, you shall not walk alone. My heart will be your shelter, and my arms will be your home.”

“I choose you, in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I’d find you and I’d choose you.”

“I vow to make my life forever yours and build my dreams around you.”

“I promise to be your navigator, sympathizer, sidekick, best friend, and your wife. Forever.”

“I see these vows not as promises but as privileges: I get to laugh with you and cry with you; care for you and share with you.”

“I promise to cherish and respect you, to care and protect you, to comfort and encourage you, and stay with you, for all eternity.”

“I vow to be your faithful partner in sickness and in health, in good times and in bad, in joy as well as in sorrow.”

Wedding Vows to Husband

“I promise to be your lover, companion, and friend, your partner in parenthood, your ally in conflict, your greatest fan, and your toughest adversary.”

“I vow to create a life that we can cherish, inspiring your love for me and mine for you.”

“I promise to help shoulder our challenges, for there is nothing we cannot face if we stand together.”

“I take you as you are, loving who you are now and who you are yet to become.”

“I promise to listen to you and learn from you, to support you and accept your support.”

“I vow to celebrate your triumphs and mourn your losses as though they were my own.”

“I will love you when we are together and when we are apart; when our lives are at peace and when they are in turmoil.”

“Today, I choose you to be my husband. I accept you as you are, and I offer myself in return.”

“I promise to cherish and respect you, to care for you, and to share my life with you.”

“I vow to be honest, caring, and truthful, to love you as you are and not as I want you to be.”

Funny Wedding Vows

“I vow to still grab your butt, even when we’re old and wrinkly.”

“I promise to love you, even during football season.”

“I vow not to watch the next episode without you, no matter how much I want to.”

“I promise to put down the toilet seat and to replace the toilet roll when it’s over, not under.”

“I vow to pretend to listen to you when you talk about things I don’t understand, like our finances and your favorite reality show.”

“I promise to always turn the light off when I leave the room (but only if I remember).”

“I vow to let you have control of the remote, but only when the batteries are dead.”

“I promise to laugh at your dad jokes, no matter how lame they get.”

“I vow to love you even when you’re 45 minutes late to everything.”

“I promise to learn the art of ‘sharing’ my food with you, but let’s be honest, it’s an ongoing process.”

Short Wedding Vows

“I promise to be by your side always, in heart and soul.”

“In your love, I have found my forever.”

“I choose you. Every day, always.”

“Together, forever, no matter what.”

“My heart is yours, now and always.”

“To love, cherish, and adore, in all life’s ebb and flow.”

“In laughter and in tears, I stand by you.”

“You are my love, my light, my life.”

“Bound in love, together forever.”

“Through all days, bright and gray.”

Cute Wedding Vows

“I vow to be your dream catcher and nightmare slayer.”

“You are my today and all of my tomorrows.”

“I promise to be your snuggle buddy, every night.”

“With you, every moment is a sweet adventure.”

“You are my sunshine on a cloudy day.”

“I vow to be the Mickey to your Minnie, forever.”

“Together, let’s write our own fairy tale.”

“You are the cheese to my macaroni.”

“I promise to be the cherry on your sundae.”

“You’re my favorite notification.”

Romantic Wedding Vows

“In you, I have found my truest companion and the love of my life.”

“I promise to hold your hand every night and to never let us lose our spark.”

“With this ring, I intertwine your heart with mine, forever in love.”

“You are my heart, my soul, my treasure, my today, my tomorrow, my forever, and my everything.”

“In your eyes, I have found a love that is endlessly burning.”

“I promise to kiss you every night as if it were our first.”

“You are my life’s most beautiful poem.”

“I vow to be your safe haven; your shelter from the storm.”

“In your arms, I have found my home.”

“You are my love story, and I write you into everything I do, everything I see, everything I touch and everything I dream.”

Unique Wedding Vows

“I vow to help you love life, to always hold you with tenderness and to have the patience that love demands.”

“I promise to live within the warmth of your heart.”

“I choose to spend today, and all of my tomorrows, with you.”

“Like a lighthouse on a dark night, I will always be there to light your way.”

“I promise to be your navigator and sidekick in all of life’s adventures.”

“I vow to build a life that is rich in love and laughter.”

“In you, I have found my soul’s mirror, my heart’s whisper, and my spirit’s partner.”

“I promise to be your fellow explorer in this wild, beautiful, and mysterious journey we call life.”

“I vow to create a life that is not only filled with love but also adventure, understanding, and growth.”

“You are my compass, my anchor, and my sail; with you, I find direction, stability, and the wind of life.”

Famous Wedding Vows

From “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen: “You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love, I love, I love you. I never wish to be parted from you from this day on.”

Traditional Christian Vows: “I, [name], take you, [name], to be my lawfully 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, until death do us part.”

From “The Princess Bride”: “I am yours and you are mine, from this day until the end of my days.”

Traditional Jewish Vows: “I am my beloved’s, and my beloved is mine.”

From “The Notebook” by Nicholas Sparks: “I want all of you, forever, you and me, every day.”

Traditional Hindu Vows: “Let us take the first step to provide for our household, keeping a pure diet and avoiding those things that might harm us.”

From “When Harry Met Sally”: “I love that you get cold when it’s 71 degrees out. I love that it takes you an hour and a half to order a sandwich. I love that you get a little crinkle above your nose when you’re looking at me like I’m nuts…”

Buddhist Vows: “I take you for now and for eternity to be my [husband/wife], to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in joy and sorrow, and I promise my love to you.”

From “Game of Thrones”: “I am yours and you are mine, from this day until the end of my days.”

Traditional Muslim Vows: “I pledge to share my life openly with you, to speak the truth to you in love. I promise to honor and tenderly care for you, to cherish and encourage your fulfillment as an individual for the rest of my life.”

Tips for Writing Personal Vows

  1. Start Early: Give yourself plenty of time to think about what you want to say.
  2. Reflect on Your Relationship: Think about how you met, your journey together, and what you love most about your partner.
  3. Be True to Yourself: Your vows should sound like you and reflect your relationship.
  4. Incorporate Quotes or Poems: If you find a quote or poem that speaks to your relationship, feel free to use it as inspiration or include it in your vows.
  5. Use Specific Examples: Share a couple of specific moments or qualities that illustrate why you love your partner.
  6. Keep It Balanced: While it’s fine to include humor, balance it with sincerity and depth.
  7. Practice Out Loud: This helps with the flow of words and allows you to make adjustments where necessary.
  8. Seek Feedback: If you’re comfortable, share your vows with a trusted friend or family member for their input.
  9. Keep It Concise: Aim for your vows to not be longer than one or two minutes.
  10. End with a Promise: Finish with a heartfelt promise that encapsulates your commitment.