With this ring I pledge you my love. I promise to trust you, to tell you the truth and treat you gen­tly and with re­spect, in my thoughts, words and ac­tions, whether or not you are present. Let this ring be a sym­bol of our love and a to­ken of our fi­deli­ty. (Name), to­day we make a com­mit­ment to one an­oth­er. I want you to know that you are a pre­cious gift and that you bring so much joy in­to my life. I af­firm the spe­cial bond be­tween us, and promise to keep it alive al­ways. I promise to be your con­fi­dante, your best friend and to share in your hopes and dreams. In recog­ni­tion of this, I, (Name), take you, (Name), to be my law­ful husband/wife. With this vow we face new re­spon­si­bil­i­ties to­geth­er. I will be trust­wor­thy as your husband/wife, and will love you in all cir­cum­stances. I ask every­one present to wit­ness that I (Name), take you, (Name) as my part­ner in marriage.