I take you as my husband and best friend as long as we are both living. And that means forever. You inspire me to do new things and find the joy in little things. I have always dreamed all my life of having a perfect fairytale wedding with the perfect prince charming. You make my dreams come true. You make me a better person and I know you will help me get to our goal of being with our savior one day. You are truly my other half and I can’t imagine life without you.
I promise to never take you for granted and to appreciate how lucky I am to have my best friend at my side through this crazy thing we call life. I will love you when you become a world-famous rich scientist, but also when you are a poor grad school student. I will love you when you are happy, but I will also cherish and take care of you when you are sick or sad. And when the stresses of life take their toll and it seems like the world is coming down, I will stand beside you the whole way. And if the world DOES come crashing down, it will fall on both of us together. We will take on the world as a team with God on our side and “If God is for us, who can be against us?”
I take you to be my wife and best friend as long as we both shall live. You are such an amazing blessing in my life and I am count myself as the luckiest man on earth to have been with you these past six years. They have been such an amazing six years, full of highs and lows and everything in between. And now here we are, on this day, coming together and agreeing to unite in marriage, representing something that is greater than any one of us. I am honored to participate in this union with such an amazing woman; with someone who I honestly feel like is
my missing piece. I promise to love you always and to cherish you above all things. I promise to always stay by your side, no matter what happens. I promise to do everything within my power to protect you and make you feel safe. I promise to listen to your problems and not try to fix them. I will be a friend to you; someone who you can laugh with when times are good and cry with when times get rough. We can even argue sometimes if you want. I promise to be a leader, a lover, a guide, and a protector. But most of all, I promise to be a God-fearing man who will put you before himself ten times out of ten.
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3 Sentence Love Story
Pearson and Charlene grew up in the youth group together and started dating at 16. They dated 6 years (except for 2 terrible weeks during their freshman year of college) before finally tying the knot. In their 6 years of marriage, they’ve moved pretty much across the country twice (from Georgia to Ohio, then Ohio to Oregon) and adopted a dog!