(Closed) Are You Writing Personalized Vows?

posted 5 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

No. We both decided it wasn’t necessary. The traditional, Christian church vows (complete with obey for me) are just fine.

Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

No, I wish we could have, but I could barley get through the traditional ones without ugly crying! lol

Post # 5
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

No, I’m very shy, and he’s somewhat shy [he’s not shy about most things, but about intimacy, he is, that’s usually only something me & his mother sees]. It would be almost impossible for either of us to get through it!

However, we are thinking about writing very personal letters to each other, and having them delivered while we get dressed.

Post # 6
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

Nope. So not our thing. We will be sticking to whatever the legal requirements tell us we need to say!

Post # 7
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

We did all the traditional ones, then we did our personal vows/promise to one another 🙂 it was about a minute or two for each of us. It was nice because that was the only part of the ceremony that was a surprise, because we kept what we wrote a secret from each other. That’s when everyone started crying! Haha

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

We actually said both. We liked the traditional ones but I also wanted to make my own promises to my husband. Everyone loved it and it meant a lot to both of us.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

No. We are having the traditional Hindu vows because I like them. 

Post # 10
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Yes we are. My FI and I are not religious people so neither one of us wanted “God” or religious verses in our vows. I gave my FI the option of finding something non-traditional that we both liked, writing our vows together, or writing them seperately and he chose seperately. This shocked me because he is not the kind to share his feelings. I am excited to hear what he will say to me that day.

Post # 14
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Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@TaurianDoll:  We’re doing both the civil ceremony vows as well as doing our own but we’re writing them together.  We thought about each of us writing our vows individually and saying them to each other the day of, but we were worried about one of us being too funny or one of us being too sentimental.  Also, I’m a big crier so if I didn’t read what he said beforehand waterfalls would have nothing on what would be coming from my eyes!!!

Post # 15
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2014 - Ontario, Canada ♥ EDD- April 2016

We followed the traditional format and promises and stuff but changed up the wording a little bit. We wanted something that was like what our grandparents and parents said, but with a bit of a twist (:

 

Post # 16
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

Yes, we aren’t having any religion or tradition so will be writing our own vows. I’m a bit worried about it to be honest, just the thought makes me nervous! 

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