Writing your own wedding vows is the perfect way to personalize your wedding! Depending on how you want your ceremony to feel, you can add some comedy that will have your guests roaring with laughter, or go in the opposite direction and pull on the heart strings – the stage is yours to do what you wish!
While personalizing your vows seems like the obvious choice, it can get overwhelming pretty fast. How long should they be? What should you talk about? How personal is too personal? The struggle is real. If you’re recently engaged, and currently having trouble writing your own vows, we’ve got you covered! We asked some of Toronto’s top wedding officiants to weigh in on 10 tips to help you get started. Happy writing!
1. Start writing early
2. Get inspired
3. Do some research
4. Establish tone
5. Talk about your relationship
6. Speak from the heart
7. Come up with a few meaningful promises
8. Avoid being too cliché
9. Keep it simple