It has been long in coming to this day. I chose you, ________, to be my wife years ago. For whatever reason, fate has chosen to delay this union several times. But I believe that everything does have a reason. The reason in this case is to show me just how much you truly mean to me.
My life had been incomplete when I met you. It became more so when I did and today completes that journey, making my soul whole for the first time in my life.
I promise to be the best man that I can be for you. You have brought out the very best in me and I promise you that I will not falter in my love for you or my life with you. If my daughter is the light of my life, you are the sky to which I wake every morning. You embody the bright skies and full nights of my life.
It is by this ring and this ceremony that I make you that which you should have been so long ago. I love you and never shall let you go.