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.