If there is anything better than being loved, it is loving. It could be a scottish groom with a sri lankan groom or might mean blending a filipino veil ceremony with a chinese red string ritual, for example. In fact, a majority of same-sex couples choose to write their own wedding vows compared with about a third of opposite-sex couples, according to. Because it fulfils yearnings for security, safe haven, and connection that express our common humanity, civil marriage is an esteemed institution, and the decision whether and whom to marry is among life’s momentous acts of self-definition. I, (name), ask you, (name), to be my (husband/wife), as my friend and my love. I had to step in between these two short ladies to keep them from kissing before the wedding was over.
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(partner 1), please repeat after me: in the presence of (god and) our family and friends, i (partner 1) choose you (partner 2) to be my life partner, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better for worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health, in joy and in sorrow, to love and to cherish, and to be faithful to you alone. Miles wootten is making an emotional return to rwanda.