Category Archive

vow examples

This is our archive of real weddings that include real vow examples. You may also want to check out our related collection posts about how to write your wedding vows. Also, the Ceremony Advice archive has great ideas about how to structure your wedding ceremony, and we also have ceremony script.

Gender-neutral, lesbian vows, and gay wedding vows for all your same-sex ceremony needs

Gender-neutral vow examples for everyone

Looking for a gender-neutral vow for your wedding? Gender-neutral vows can be as beautiful, romantic, funny, quirky, and inspiring as more traditional phrasings. Check out five examples from the Offbeat Bride community.

Our Unceremonious Ceremony: yes, you can improvise wedding vows!

I scrawled some vows on notepaper the morning of the wedding, and my partner 100% winged it in the moment. I’m sharing these really just to reiterate what Offbeat Bride is all about: I hope you get to do whatever you want on your day.

That’s what happens when you forget your vows: Honest wedding vow examples from real people

Over the past 12 years, we’ve featured some of the most unique and offbeat weddings on the web, and we love adding to massive archive of vow examples examples. That in mind, we’ve got two new examples to share with you today, the first of which was completely ad libbed!

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Authentic, realistic wedding vows recognizing the shadow self

“I know that love is just a shout into the void, and that oblivion is inevitable, and that we’re all doomed and that there will come a day when all our labour has been returned to dust, and I know the sun will swallow the only earth we’ll ever have, and I am in love with you…”

This wedding was a sci-fi lover's ceremony and cryptid creatures with a dose of boho in the desert

This wedding was a sci-fi lover’s ceremony and cryptid creatures with a dose of boho in the desert

A sci fi lover's ceremony and mythical/cryptid creatures with a dose of boho in the desert! Since Victor proposed in a redwood forest after we visited the Bigfoot Museum in Santa Cruz, we kept the cryptid creature theme going for our wedding. Our save-the-date paid homage to X-files, UFOs, and the elusive Sasquatch. Our quirky wedding suite reflects our love not only for Joshua Tree but for all things mythical and paranormal.

Find your Halloween wedding reading muse with this Nightmare Before Christmas excerpt

Find your Halloween wedding reading muse with this Nightmare Before Christmas excerpt

If you’re a fan of The Nightmare Before Christmas like I am, you probably know all the songs by heart. And if not, it’s time to catch up on one of the sweetest parts… (spoiler alert!) Jack and Sally’s romantic song about being simply meant to be. This short excerpt from the movie makes for a perfect nugget of romance in a whimsical setting. Maybe like your ceremony?