The following wedding vows examples can be changed, adjusted, added to or combined to give you your own unique wording.
Examples of Wedding Vows


I come here today, (name), to join my life to yours before this company.

In their presence, I pledge to be true to you, to respect you, and to grow with you through the years.

Time may pass, fortune may smile, trials may come; no matter what we may encounter together, I vow here that this love will be my only love.

I will make my home in your heart from this day forward.


Today, a day of music and celebration,
I pledge to share my life with you.
Whether the days that come are happy or sad,
I will live them with you.
(name), I give myself to you as your (husband/wife/partner in marriage).


(name), the sun smiles on us today, our wedding day, and how can it not, for our love is stronger than forever and our hearts beat together as one.

I promise to be a true and faithful partner from this day forward, in all life’s circumstances, as we face them together. In the joys and sorrows, the good times and bad, in sickness or in health, I will always be there for you, to comfort you, love you, honour and cherish you, now and forevermore.


I hereby pledge myself to be faithful.
I give myself wholly to you this hour and I promise to guard, cherish and protect you all the days of my life.


(name), our miracle lies in the path we have chosen together.

I enter into this marriage with you, knowing that the true magic of love is not to avoid changes but to navigate them successfully. 

Let us commit to the miracle of making each day work together. 

Respecting each other, we commit to living our lives together for all the days to come. 

I ask you to share this world with me, for good and ill. 

Be my partner and I will be yours.


(name), whatever lies ahead, whether good or bad, we will face together. Distance may test us for a time, and time may tire us. But if we look to each other first, we will always see a friend. (name), look to me for all the days to come; today I take my place as your (husband/wife/partner in marriage).


(name), today, tomorrow, and for all the rest of my days, 

I promise to stand beside you
To dance with you in times of joy
To lift you up in times of sadness
To rejoice with you in times of health
To comfort you in times of illness
I promise to turn to you for solace, encouragement, and for inspiration
I promise to be faithful and true to you
I promise to shower you with love and affection
Every joyous and blessed day, for the rest of our lives.


(name), Harmony in our marriage, it is the greatest desire of my heart to be faithful to you and to love you always, seeking to meet your every need, desiring to help in every way, listening to you, encouraging you, comforting you, and standing by your side in whatever circumstances may face us in the years ahead. I will respect you, honour you and strive for harmony in our marriage with a quiet and gentle spirit.


(name), I was lost and alone, no sense of purpose or being no comprehension of family, love, friendship, or honour, and then I met you

Where there has been cold, you have brought warmth; where my life was very dark, you have brought light you invited me into your world and asked for nothing in return

So what can I say to you that I haven’t already said, what can I give you that I haven’t already given, is there anything of me that isn’t yours already, my body, my mind, my heart, even my soul. 

Everything that is me belonged to you long before this, and it shall be yours long after this,

I will go wherever you will go hand in hand and heart in heart.

Whatever may lay ahead, good or bad, we will face together.

Distance may test us for a time, and time may try us.

I will always be here by your side I will always listen be truthful today I take my place as your (wife/husband/partner in marriage).


I love you. You are my best friend.
Today I give myself to you in marriage.
I promise to encourage and inspire you, to laugh with you, and to comfort you in times of sorrow and struggle.
I promise to love you in good times and in bad, when life seems easy and when it seems hard, when our love is simple, and when it is an effort.
I promise to cherish you and to always hold you in the highest regard these things I give to you today, and all the days of our life.


(name), I promise to be there when you need me, to fill your days with sunshine, to comfort you and encourage you, to help you reach your goals, to be your best friend forever, and to love you all my life with all my heart.


(name), I offer you, my Love 

I offer you my strength 

I offer you my weaknesses 

I offer you my support 

I offer you my loyalty 

I offer you my faith 

For as long as we both shall live.


(name), I take you to be my lifetime partner, secure in the knowledge that you will be my constant friend and my one true love.


(name), I take you to be my partner.

To have and to hold from this day forward. 

I give to you my unending love and devotion. 

I promise to be true to you, to cherish you, and to share my thoughts, hopes, and dreams with you. 

I look forward to spending the rest of my life with you, my best friend. 

I will love you forever.


(name), I promise to be patient, always honest, and compassionate. 

I will be your best friend, your sweetheart, your helpmate throughout life, always putting you first above my own needs.

I promise to live a life that will honour the vows we have spoken and make you glad to have married me this day.


I, (name), take you, (name), to be my wedded (husband/wife/partner in marriage).

With the deepest joy, I receive you into my life that together we may be one.

I promise you my love, my fullest devotion, my tenderest care.

I pledge to you my life as a loving and faithful (husband/wife/partner in marriage).


I (name), take you (name), to be my wedded (husband/wife/partner in marriage). 

To have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness or in health, to love and to cherish ’till death do us part. 

And here do I pledge you my faithfulness.


I, (name), take you, (name), to be my (wife/husband/partner in marriage), knowing in my heart that you will be my constant friend, my faithful partner, and one true love. You are my best friend and I will love and respect you always.


Where there has been cold, you have brought warmth; where my life was dark, you have brought light.

(name), I pledge before this assembled company to be your (husband/wife/partner in marriage) from this day forward.

Let us make of our two lives, one life, and let us always honour and respect each other.


On this day, (month, day, year), I, (name), join myself to you (name), before this company.

May our days be long, and may they be seasoned with love, understanding, and respect.

Don’t forget that as per subsection 45(2) of the Marriage Act sets out the minimum words (or vows) which must be used by the couple for a non-religious (civil) ceremony to be a marriage ceremony: Each of the parties to the marriage must say the vows to each other.

“I call upon the persons here present to witness that I, A.B. (or C.D.), take thee, C.D. (or A.B.), to be my lawful wedded (wife, husband, or spouse).

This legal section can be added at the start of your personal vows.