They often say that the key to any successful and lasting marriage is, first and foremost, being friends. If you’re marrying your best friend, then this poem could be an excellent reading choice for you. This Day I Married My Best Friend poem is in the first person, so rather than having someone read this for you at your ceremony, it could be a lovely touch to include it as part of your wedding vows. Alternatively, you can also read this out during the wedding speeches as you address your bestie and new life partner in front of all your guests. How romantic! This poem reads like wedding vows with listed promises of love and happiness and discusses how the speaker feels like a complete whole now they’re marrying their literal other half. Sounds like you? Feel free to download a PDF copy of this reading

This Day I Married My Best Friend 

by Anon

This day I married my best friend
The one I laugh with as we share life’s wonderous zest,
as we find new enjoyments and experience all that’s best.
The one I live for because the world seems brighter
as our happy times are better and our burdens feel much lighter.
The one I love with every fibre of my soul.
We used to feel vaguely incomplete, now together we are whole.

On this day...

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This wedding reading has got us feeling all warm and fuzzy inside. Not only will you be marrying your best friend, but you might have some other of your closest friends present on your wedding day too. If you’d like to show them how much their friendship means, take a look at our bridesmaid gifts and groomsmen gift ideas! The icons, Luther Vandross and Janet Jackson once sang, “The best things in life are free!” And they sure are because here’s our totally free and incredibly good advice on writing your wedding vows

Leah Blundell

Written by Leah Blundell

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