And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
_____, I promise to love you and to value your friendship as a precious gift. I look forward to raising our family, and building our relationship, under the care and guidance of God. I promise to stand beside you in sickness or health, in times of prosperity and decline, in peace and in turmoil, as long as we both shall live.
(Name), I offer you not the “summer of my life” but the autumn, brisk and vibrant. I promise to be a companion worthy of your precious friendship. I pledge you compassion in good times and bad; encouragement in sickness and health. It is my intent that our lives together include our large circle of friends and loving families. We’ll cherish the memories of our individual pasts; and create our new life as we go now together.