(Closed) Writing own vows?

posted 8 years ago in Ceremony
  • poll: Are you writing your own vows?
    Yes : (32 votes)
    74 %
    No way! : (11 votes)
    26 %
  • Post # 3
    14494 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    We wrote our whole ceremony. I can’t get to it right now (I am on my phone), but we used the hand ceremony. One of the Blogger Bee has it written out. Everytime I read it I cry like a baby.

    Post # 4
    10366 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    We wrote our entire ceremony as well. Wouldn’t have it any other way!

    Post # 6
    449 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    We will not be writing our own vows but we will say something to each other before the vows. I want to say what he means to me and how much I love him and I want to acknowledge it out loud in front of our family and friends. We will then have traditional vows.

    Post # 7
    2829 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    We wrote our entire ceremony, like @tksjewelry: we are using the hands ceremony (as a reading for during our hand fasting rather than the pagan bindings or ‘promises’).

    We also wrote the ring exhange & vows (both of our vows are different), as well as customizing the solemnizers and declarations. It is about a page and a half long, so I am not going to post it here though.

    Post # 8
    206 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    What’s the “hands” ceremony?

    Post # 9
    16191 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    We’re not; we’re sticking with traditional vows. But I love and admire couples who write their own!

    Post # 10
    654 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I love when people write their own vows.  However, for our ceremony, I actually think it’s way too personal to stand up and recite such private thoughts.  I can’t explain why since I know the point of everything is to stand up in front of all of your friends and family to declare your love and devotion to this one person.  Instead, I plan on writing out everything in the card that I’m going to give him the day of our wedding.

    Post # 13
    3222 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    Our vows will be the same, but we’re customizing them. I’m writing the whole ceremony too…what did I get myself into??

    Post # 16
    1003 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I am going to end up writing our whole ceremony I think. It is really hard for me to start on anything now because I have to get a marriage comissioner and discuss with them what they are willing to do. 

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