Did You Write Your Wedding Vows?

Did you write your own wedding vows

I have a feeling that the next 2 and a half months are going to fly by so I’m trying to think ahead for what needs to happen for our wedding. There is a long to do list! I got overwhelmed because my fiancé and I decided that we wanted to write out own wedding vows.

After being a part of Jennie and Steve’s wedding this spring and listening to them read each other the vows they wrote, I knew that I wanted to do the same. I loved hearing the intimacy of their thoughts and how vulnerable they were in front of their family and friends.

I know I haven’t talked a ton about what we have planned for our wedding, but it’s going to be very small. We are planning on having only our parents, siblings and a few close friends. We are getting there will be about 18 people in total. (I’ll do a full wedding post soon, I promise!) Since it is going to be a small intimate group, we thought writing our own vows would be perfect.

I pushed for writing our own vow’s because I selfishly wanted to hear what my fiancé would say to me. He is man of less words, but those words are always meaningful and powerful. I can’t wait to hear what he is going to say to me. Hearing what he has to say to me is probably what I’m looking forward to most about our wedding. I know hearing him express his feelings is going to be one of the best moments of my life!

On the flip side, I am incredibly nervous and at a loss of words! I feel so much love towards him but I don’t know how I’ll ever put that into words. I’m not sure how I’ll make it into a statement that I’m going to have to read out loud! I’ve been trying to write down a few thoughts as they come to me or I find inspiration, but they aren’t good enough. As someone to tries to write a lot, this is going to be the hardest thing that I’ve ever written.

I want to know if you wrote your own. Where did you get inspiration? How long did it take you to write them? What advise do you have for us?


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