Wedding vows for atheists don’t have to be the same old traditional vows with the religious bits scrubbed out. Be inspired by these beautiful atheist vows.
I’m soooo tired of the wedding thing: the planning, the stressing, the fears that I’m not doing it right…and for what? By making my wedding unusual, authentic, personal, and different — okay, offbeat — I’m already almost guaranteeing that it won’t meet everyone’s expectations.
That’s why I’m making mine a vows-first wedding.
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.
If you’re writing your own custom wedding vows, you know how much time and effort they can take. You can totally immortalize your words with some wedding vows artwork to make sure all your hard work is saved forever. I saw a few gorgeous and simple ones that can come all framed and ready from Minted that I wanted to share.
Let’s see how you can turn your hard work into art on your walls…
Are you dreading writing your wedding vows? Here are four reasons I think that you should opt for prepared vows instead of writing your own vows.
As a queer person, it was important to me to have a ceremony that reflected our values while avoiding language that was cis- or hetero-centric. Our spiritual and philosophical practices and beliefs include both Christianity and Buddhism, and we both feel strongly about the value of secular institutions. On top of this, our wedding was space-themed! With all these things in mind, we decided to write the gender-neutral space-themed ceremony from scratch.