Examples of nontraditional wedding vows include "I promise to love you in good and bad times when life is easy and when it is difficult." The wedding vows can also state that the spouses promise to share and support each other's dreams and goals.
Nontraditional wedding vows can include something like "I promise to laugh with you and cry with you," indicating the permanence of the bond the married couple is preparing to share. The wedding vows can indicate each partner's attempt to be understanding with phrases such as "I promise to try to see your point of view and put my trust in you." The vows can state "you are my best friend" as a promise that marriage is a friendship as well as a romantic pairing.