Funny and Realistic Wedding Vows

Make realistic promises to your partner at your wedding with these down-to-earth wedding vow ideas


Your wedding vows are arguably the most important promises you and your partner will ever make to each other.

These are promises which should reflect your personalities and your relationship, so if you’re writing your own vows, why not make them as realistic and honest as possible?

If you're looking for something a little different and a move away from the more traditional 'I do's', take a look at our relatable, down-to-earth and funny wedding vow ideas! 

The Hangover Wedding Vow

hangover vow

“I promise to make you a bacon sandwich when you're hungover” – Because everyone needs a bit of TLC after a heavy night.

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The Netflix Wedding Vow

netflix vow

“I promise to never watch the next episode on Netflix without you, no matter how much I want to” – Because no one deserves this kind of betrayal. (You may want to get this one in writing…)

The Washing-Up Wedding Vow

washing up vow

“I promise to wash up when you cook dinner” – Because marriage is all about compromise, right?

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The Fashion Wedding Vow

fashion vow

“I promise to let you know when you're making a slight error in fashion judgement” – Because honesty is the best policy! (And also, we don't want to hang around with you wearing that T-shirt you've had since your teens... )

The Spider Wedding Vow

spider vow

“I promise to always get rid of the spiders, even though I’m more scared than you” – Because when you love someone, that’s just what you do.

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The Football Wedding Vow

football vow

“I promise to comfort you when your football team loses… again” – Because their passions are now yours too.

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The Eating Out Wedding Vow

eating-out vow

“I promise to always order something you like so that we can share meals” – Because sharing is caring, after all. (Plus I secretly want some of your food too.)

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The TV Wedding Vow

tv vow

“I promise to put up with your favourite TV shows if you put up with mine” – Because compromise is key, and yes, this does include Love Island.

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The Savings Wedding Vow

savings vow

“I promise not to spend all our life savings during the January sales” – Because there's more to life than ASOS (apparently...).

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The Haircut Wedding Vow

haircut vow

“I promise to always notice when you get your hair cut” – Because being attentive shows you care.

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The Chores Wedding Vow

bins vow

“I promise to take the bins out... occasionally” – And I mean, occasionally!

The Snoring Wedding Vow

snoring vow

“I promise not to hit you too hard when you're snoring in the night” – Because they don’t mean to be the most annoying sleeping human on the earth!

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The Chocolate Wedding Vow

chocolate vow

“I promise to buy you your favourite chocolate when you're sad (even if it takes two supermarket trips)” – Because chocolate is ALWAYS the answer.

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The Hangry Wedding Vow

hanger vow

“I promise never to take my hanger out on you” – Because no one means what they say when they’re hangry. (This is more of an “I’ll try, but I can’t actually promise anything” type vow…)

The Anniversary Wedding Vow

anniversary vow

“I promise to remind you of our anniversary at least 2 days before” – Because you don’t want to find out what happens if you forget an anniversary.

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The Instagram Wedding Vow


“I promise to take Instagram-worthy pictures of you” – Because everyone loves a husband who can get all the angles.

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The Selfie Wedding Vow

selfie vow

“I promise to always ‘like’ your selfies” – Because, is there any better way to support your partner?

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The Argument Wedding Vow

argument vow

“I promise to let you win the occasional argument, even when I’m right” – (We'll let you into a secret now, we're always right.)

The Tidy Wedding Vow

makeup vow

“I promise to put my make-up in its designated drawer if you pick your pants up off the floor” – Because, quite frnakly, no-one wants to look at piles of make-up brushes or pants

The Toilet Wedding Vow

toilet vow

“I promise to close the door when I go to the loo” – Because no one needs to see that.

The In-Laws Wedding Vow

inlaws vow

“I promise not to moan about visiting your parents at the weekend” – Because no matter how much they drive us up the wall, we're all family now.

The Driving Wedding Vow

driving vow

“I promise to agree that you really are the best driver on the road and always know exactly where you're going” – Because it’s not worth the argument…

The Bedtime Wedding Vow

bedtime vow

“I promise not to steal the covers (intentionally)” – Because now we’re married we suppose we can share...

If you've already tied the knot, but want these promises in your life, why not consider renewing your wedding vows?


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