(Closed) 2/23 wedding, just received vows and I HATE them!

posted 9 years ago in Ceremony
  • poll: Should I say anything?

    Yes! It's my wedding!

    No, it really doesn't matter in the long run

    No, its not worth causing problems.

  • Post # 3
    782 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Why were you not given the opportunity to decide on or/and give imput into your vows? That is odd IMO.

    Post # 4
    839 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Our officiant who is a Revrend had given us a choice on how religious we would want the ceremony to be.

    If you are not comfortable then say something.

    Post # 5
    4554 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I officiate weddings, and I always ask people “Do you want God, or no God?” If he is a member of the clergy, he might have just assumed you wanted God, but I would definitely talk to him and le him know if your vows aren’t at all to your liking and don’t reflect your beliefs. I can see this being one of those things you may regret for a long time if you don’t.

    Post # 6
    4134 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

    I would just call the officiant and ask if you can change the vows. If you didn’t specify a preference from the beginning, he probably just sent you his standard ones. By The Way did you ask any questions about how the rest of the ceremony would go?

    Post # 8
    37 posts
    • Wedding: September 2014

    Does the officiant know your religion? If not, he may have made an “honest” mistake, but if he DOES know your deist, then I’d be calling him up asap!

    Post # 11
    1666 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    We had a religious officiant and he gave us a draft of ceremony and let us edit what we wanted (within reason). For instance, I didn’t want to say obey/serve/etc, so he just took it out. There was something else too, I don’t remember what. It shouldn’t be a big deal to change it, and if he won’t get a new officiant.

    Post # 12
    1308 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    our officient gave us three different options-presbrytrian,lutheran,evangical of how their ceremonies go, we picked and choose for all three…

    Post # 13
    2469 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    @BluePeaches:  Ew, I’m Catholic and those words sound too stiff even by Catholic standards….

    Post # 14
    4090 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    @BluePeaches:  I was fine tuning our ceremony with the officiant just a week before the ceremony!  I just edited it how I wanted and that was it!

    Post # 15
    134 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I would definitely say something.  It seems like if you don’t it may be something you regret looking back on things. 

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