Your Guide to Writing Original Wedding Vows

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Original wedding vows are words you put together to make your feelings known to your spouse. Wedding vows are statements of love that you are willing to spend your life together, and these words are your own to express how you feel about spending the rest of your days helping each other through life. Writing your vows can be a little difficult if you are nervous about what to say, but you will find that you can write your vows if you concentrate from your heart.

Where will you come up with the ideas to write your vows? You need to sit down with a sheet of paper or at your computer when you are feeling most loved, after making love, or after spending the day together with the person, you will be marrying. This is when your feelings are fresh, and expressing them with words will seem easiest.

Writing words to express your feelings will be original additions to your wedding day. In using vows that you write yourself, you are telling the other person just how special they are because you took the time to write down your hopes, dreams, and feelings when talking about your lives together.

Your true emotions will be expressed in words you want to say to the other person. Don’t try to impress those in the church or watching the ceremony, but only think about talking to your spouse, and the entire process will be easier for you.

How should you get started in writing your own wedding vows? Original words of love are points you want to include in what you will be saying. Remember whispering sweet things in your love’s ear about how you want to hold him/her all night long? Take that feeling and express it in ways that tell your spouse this. Write words that are not taken from other weddings. Use words that are everything you have ever wanted to tell him/her, but have never found the time to say aloud.

Write original words that are letters from your heart. I love you, I need you, I want to spend the rest of my life with you, and I want to share everything in my life with you. I will be there in the good times, and in the bad times, I want to be your crutch through life just as I need you to be the shoulder I cry on at the end of the day.

Make your vows words that express just how you hurt when you aren’t near the one you love, but that you hurt because you love this person that much. Original wedding vows are expressions of yourself, and you can say it plainly in words that you have said time and again, or you can surprise your loved one by creating stories about how much you love them, and how you are going to spend the rest of your life showing them how much you love them.