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Marriage Vows

21 Honest Marriage Vows That Couples Should Actually Make

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 03.16.2016 | Weddings

"For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health." We've heard those words time and time again. Though traditional marriage ...

35 Cute Love Quotes For Him From the Heart

Richard Kronick | Posted 11.10.2016 | Weddings
Richard Kronick

Love is indescribable. The emotion can leave us eager to express what is in our heart and communicate our feelings to our partner. We want to tell them how much we truly love them, yet we often cannot find the right words.

9 Wedding Vows Divorce Attorneys Would Write For You

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.10.2015 | Divorce

They may not seem like die-hard romantics but divorce lawyers are surprisingly well-suited to the job of writing wedding vows. After all, they've seen...

The Case For Including Sex In Your Marriage Vows

Em & Lo | Posted 06.15.2015 | Weddings
Em & Lo

It's a lot harder to resent each other when you're having sex that's satisfying to both partners as often or as little as you'd both like.

Forgotten Vows

Susan Saper Galamba | Posted 03.07.2015 | Divorce
Susan Saper Galamba

No matter the length of your engagement, your wedding was a day of celebration and future promises. Unless your wedding was completely void of tradition, your vows probably included something close to the following:

Here's A Beautiful Reminder That The Highs And Lows Of Love Are Worth Riding Out

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.24.2014 | Divorce

When couple Hinda Schuman and Susan Toler separated a few years back, they separated for good. They had hit a real rough patch, and split "was ver...

Keep Love Alive by Renewing Your Vows Every Day

Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway | Posted 04.20.2014 | Weddings
Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

Your marriage will hopefully be a long and fruitful journey, but it will need some help along the way.

STUDY: More Than Two-Thirds Of Men Want To Die Before Their Wives

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.04.2013 | Fifty

Whether a couple vows to stay together "'til death do us part" or "for all the days of our lives," it seems men and women feel a bit differently about...

Lessons I Learned from My Parents: Part I

Mark Baer | Posted 09.22.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Unfortunately for my mother, her parents refused to allow her to call off her engagement to my father because they did not want to suffer the embarrassment it would cause them. My parents' marriage was miserable from the outset, even though they remained married for over 20 years.

The Diagnosis That Changed My Marriage Forever

Molly Lindquist | Posted 04.27.2013 | Weddings
Molly Lindquist

I couldn't have fathomed that "in sickness and in health" would come to symbolize what true love means to me.

A Portrait of Commitment

Cara Dixon | Posted 02.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Cara Dixon

It is a choice to persevere and sail on. Yet when a boat finds a place to dock on the other shore after a long journey, the sun sets on a beautiful portrait of commitment that has endured even the greatest odds. This is love.

How To Write A Perfect Wedding Ceremony

Megan Isennock | Posted 04.16.2013 | Weddings
Megan Isennock

Ordainship secured, Rob then realized he'd need, you know, something to say to the couple and their 75 assorted friends and family. And that is how I ended up writing a wedding ceremony.

Is Renewing Your Wedding Vows Just An Excuse For A Party?

Charlotte Peters | Posted 04.07.2013 | Weddings
Charlotte Peters

In recent years, renewing wedding vows has become more and more popular. If couples have been able to stay the course, they're marking their 10, 20 or 30 year anniversary with a vow renewal ceremony.

The Hardest Marriage Vow To Keep

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

When the wedding is over and the marriage begins, it can be challenging to stay true to your "I dos." A 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll published Wedne...

26 Reasons I Love My Wife

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 12.17.2012 | Weddings
Pete Wilgoren

When my wife and I got married we wrote our own vows. I carefully crafted mine on the morning of the wedding on that piece of cardboard which comes in the package of new underwear. It was an A-Z list of reasons I love my wife.

The Bizarre Vows Newlyweds Are Making

Posted 10.05.2012 | Weddings

Do you take this man as your lawfully wedded husband? And do you promise to never flirt online or friend that cute coworker on Facebook? Huh? I...

Where You Should Put Your Vows After The Wedding

Harriet Lerner | Posted 05.30.2012 | Weddings
Harriet Lerner

Like many folks, I love being witness to wedding vows. They remind us how people enter marriage brimming with optimism and hope, vowing to be fair and responsible partners.

The Vow You Should Take At Your Wedding

Anne Naylor | Posted 05.08.2012 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

Forgiveness is one of the building blocks that makes for a successful marriage. Not only does self-forgiveness dampen the fires of fury, but more important, it enables you to deepen your love and appreciation for the other person.

Open Marriage: My Husband's Girlfriend Sent Him Flowers

Jessie Sherman | Posted 02.27.2012 | Fifty
Jessie Sherman

My husband's new girlfriend brought him flowers the other day when she came to visit him. I was at the gym, but when I got home it was hard not to notice the fresh bouquet of purple and brown blossoms sitting in a vase on the dining room table.

Six Steps To Writing Meaningful Wedding Vows

Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway | Posted 12.04.2011 | Weddings
Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

Thinking of writing your own wedding vows but feeling stumped and nervous about how to find the words to express the love you feel in your heart? Here is a simple vow writing process that you can do together, or individually, that will help inspire you and bring your vows to life.

Jason Linkins

Gary Johnson Outraged By 'Marriage Vow' Pledge | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

That "Family Leader" pledge may have won the enthusiastic endorsement of Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum, but former New Mexico Governor and long-s...

Keeping The Doors Of Love Open In Your Relationship

Judith Johnson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

It's easy to slam one of these symbolic doors shut when our partner disappoints us in some way. But when that becomes the normal way that we respond to each other, the trust, safety and foundation of the relationship is eroded.

Marriage Vows Are Non-Sense: Valentine's Day Thoughts On The Making And Breaking Of Marriage Vows

Serene Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Serene Jones

I know from personal experience the chances of failure are high. But as a person of faith, I believe these forever-after marriage vows are worth making -- that we may end up breaking a vow does not invalidate the importance of making it.