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Wedding Vow Examples

These wedding vows from real couples will inspire you, especially if you’re looking for unique, non-religious vows… or geeky and funny vows! We’ve got how to write wedding vows templates, guidance on how to write wedding vows or him, and so much more.

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My secular ceremony wording: lots of equality and silly puns

Like our personalized wedding logo, our ceremony is something we came up with together and personalized as well. We wanted to keep it short, simple, and light-hearted but also emphasizing equality — you will not find the word “obey” in this ceremony, but you will find Calvin and Hobbes and a butchered zombie head.

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My collaring ceremony script from my polyamorous commitment ceremony

Many of you have written to us, wanting more inspiration for BDSM and polyamorous wedding ceremonies. Well, here’s a collaring ceremony that combines both!

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Wedding vows that include ice cream, sweet promises and… beating people up

Amanda recently shared with us her husband’s incredible vows. They each wrote their own vows, and kept them secret from each other until they read them aloud at the ceremony. Pete had started writing his a couple of weeks before the wedding, but, according to Amanda, “he scrapped his first attempts and wrote something from scratch the day before the wedding. What he said ended up being so perfect and beautiful that I have to share it.” And share it we shall!

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Anli & Laura’s Lesbian Gamer Geek Wedding

Anli and Laura’s wedding is one of the most popular weddings we’ve ever featured. It’s not hard to see why…

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Gena & Anne’s old Hollywood/art gallery soiree

“It was important to us for the wedding to celebrate our local neighborhood and be as environmentally conscious as possible. We imagined a cocktail reception with plenty to drink and delicious food to eat.”

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Genuinely touching zombie wedding vows and ceremony

Family members can get concerned when you say things like, “We’re going to have zombies in our wedding vows!” But here’s solid proof that your vows can include zombies and still be touching and heartfelt ceremony.