Choosing your vows: How to find the right words?

Planning your wedding can throw up all sorts of challenges – believe us, we know better than most. Picking the venue, choosing the food, sampling the wine (ok that bit’s not so tough). But one of the most unexpected difficulties is finding the right words on the day.

Choosing your vows: How to find the right words?

As well as choosing appropriate readings that find the right balance between sentimentality, humour and good taste, you have to find words to say to each other.

Choosing your vows: How to find the right words?

OK, so you could just go for the traditional wedding vows – sickness, health and all that jazz. They’re pretty good at summing up what it means to be married. But even if you don’t write your own vows, choosing readings to express your emotion can be just as tough.

Choosing your vows: How to find the right words?

You could pick a favourite poem or song lyrics. There might even be a passage from a book that you particularly love. The important thing is to make it personal. This is your ultimate expression of feeling for your new life partner so it’s worth thinking about the message you want to send.

Choosing your vows: How to find the right words?

Don’t be scared to think outside the box or go for the funny bone. It’s not unknown for couples to read out there love letters or even text messages from back when they met. Basically, if you think it suits your personality and is the right way to express what you want to say – then go for it.

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