While writing your own wedding vows is a great way personalize your wedding ceremony to your and your partner’s unique journey and relationship, that doesn’t mean it’s easy.
For some general tips, check out this previous post, Tips for Writing Your Own Wedding Vows, but the point is, writing your own vows can be a little daunting. After all, you’re making promises to your partner that you intend to keep for the rest of your life, so it requires some careful thought.
In our time as NY and NJ wedding photographers and videographers, we’ve met with a lot of couples who chose to write their own vows, and we’ve picked up a few helpful tips along the way that may make the process a little easier.
Even when many couples decide to take the DIY approach to their wedding vows, they often stick fairly closely to tradition, and there’s nothing wrong with that. After all, there’s a reason so many couples take the conventional route in terms of their vows. They’ve withstood the test of time.
However, that doesn’t mean you can’t stray from the beaten path if you believe you need to create vows that more accurately reflect your and your partner’s unique story and bond and the future you plan to have with one another.
There’s nothing wrong with going the traditional route when it comes to your wedding vows. After all, there are plenty standard sets of vows to choose from out there that have been passed down from generation to generation.
That’s because they work; they’ve withstood the test of time. However, that doesn’t mean you and your partner shouldn’t consider creating your own ceremony vows for your big day.
Personalizing your vows is a great way to bring something original to your wedding ceremony, something unique to you and your partner.