Wedding Vows for Him: The Ultimate Vow Writing Guide for Grooms

Wedding vows for him? As a groom, writing your own vows is easily one of the most stressful and daunting wedding responsibilities.

We’ve created the ultimate wedding vow writing guide for grooms.

This guide includes the five essential parts to wedding vows for him and plenty of vow script examples. Between referencing our outline and the vow samples, you’ll know how to write wedding vows as the groom and how to recite your own vows.

Wedding Vows for Him Outline

There are five key sections to well-structured wedding vows. Let’s take a look at each section to examine how you’ll include these points within your own marriage vows.

Step 1: Set the Scene

Begin your vows by setting the scene. To do this, address your partner, communicate a fact or story about your relationship, and finally provide yourself with a jumping off point to drive your vows forward.

Let’s look at a few examples to see how this could look:

  • Sarah, I had no idea when I attended Comic Con for the first time, that I’d be here today about to marry Princess Peach.  

  • Jack, from being assigned your dorm roommate back in college, I never thought I’d be standing here in front of you today about to become your husband.

  • Beth, I’m so thankful that today I get to marry my best friend and soulmate.

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Step 2: Communicate Details about Your Fiancé

Next, note details about what you admire about your fiancé.

Ask yourself some questions to help get the creative juices flowing:

  • How is your fiancé different than other people you know?

  • Why are you choosing to marry your fiancé?

  • What are your favorite characteristics about this person?

Step 3: Communicate Details about Your Relationship

What do you love about your relationship? In this next section, express how you feel about your special bond.

For example, how have you changed as a person since meeting your fiancé? How is your relationship special? What do you value most about the two of you together?

Allow these questions to help inspire this section of your vows.

Step 4: List Your Promises

The heart of your vows will be the promises you make to your fiancé.

Try to include three to five promises.

To think of promises you’d like to include, here are some questions you can ask yourself.

  • Who will I strive to be as a husband?

  • How will I show support?

  • What hopes and dreams do I have for my partner?

Step 5: Close with a Love Note

You’ll want to end your vows on an impactful and loving note.

Here are a few examples of how you might choose to end your wedding vows:

  • Deandra, I love you more today than I did yesterday and every tomorrow I’ll love you more than I did the day before.

  • I love you—my favorite person in the world, my partner in life—my wife.

  • I can’t wait to spend my life with my best friend. I love you now and I will love you always.  

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Wedding Vows for Him Examples

Here are some wedding vow for him script examples you can reference. Use these as inspiration for your own wedding vows.

Wedding Vow Script for the Romantic Groom

There is only beauty in this world because you are here to light it up. Any love I feel is because your heart is near and any joy I experience is because your smile is shining. You are my greatest love and today we begin to write the first page of our greatest love story.

Wedding Vow Script for the Funny Groom

You’re the only love I ever want, the only person I want to fall asleep next to, and the only dance partner I ever want despite your two left feet.

Wedding Vow Script for the Committed Groom

Today I commit my life to you. I give you my heart to love fully and to protect fiercely. I give you my hand to hold tightly and to make you feel safe. I give you all me for today it’s no longer I, it’s no longer you…it’s just we.

Wedding Vow Script for the Grateful Groom

As a young boy, I always dreamed of a love like ours but over time, I doubted if it would actually happen for me. Jack, since you’ve entered my life, my world is made more magical every day. I am so thankful that I have your arms to hold me, your eyes to truly to see me, and your heart to love me fully. Calling you my husband and getting to recognize the love that I always dreamed of is my greatest wish realized.

Wedding Vow Script for the Logical and Methodical Groom

When we first met, you checked every box I imagined in my perfect partner. You crave adventure even more than I do, you value family and friends above all else, and you have the most generous heart. You are everything I could have ever planned for in a friend, soulmate, and wife.

Wedding Vow Script for the Sentimental Groom

After nine years together, I finally get to call you my wife. As I reflect back on our time together, I am overwhelmed with gratitude for every special moment that has lead us to this very significant one. From spontaneous road trips to holiday dinners—my life is constantly made more special because of your presence in it. Today we enter a new chapter and I know it will be full of more special experiences, only now it will be as husband and wife.

Wedding Vow Script for the Optimist Groom

Our marriage will be full of new experiences—but every one, we’ll experience together and we’ll be better as individuals and as a couple after every moment together. As I stand in front of you today, know that from this day forward, I will always be by your side—through every joyful moment and every challenging situation. It does not matter what life may throw at us—we we thrive through it all.

Wedding Vows for Him—Now It’s Your Turn!

Now that you’ve learned about the vow writing outline and have referenced a few vow writing script examples, it’s your turn.

How will you start your vows? What kind of promises will you make to your new spouse?

If you’re still struggling, we can help.

Wedding Words is a custom vow writing service that helps grooms just like you to write personalized wedding vows. Your partner will feel how much you care and love for them after you recite what we write together.

Get in touch to learn more.

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