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Alan’s Vows to Karen Here today on this beautiful island of Koh Samui, before friends and family, I make these promises to you, Karen Jane Eng, my Woman of Valor.

I promise to be your friend and confidante – to listen to you, to affirm you, and to accept you for who you are.

I promise to be the father you need for our family – to care for, protect and educate our children. I promise to be the husband you need in our life together – to comfort you and support you, and to be your biggest cheerleader.

I promise to be patient and understanding. I promise to respect you and honor you.

I promise to cherish you and value you before all else.

Most of all, I promise to love you, and remind you of that every day. I take you, Karen, as my wife, and offer myself to be your husband.


Karen's Vows to Alan In the presence of our dear family and friends today, I offer you my vow to be your Eshet Chayil, your Woman of Valor.

I swear to be a source of comfort and a pillar of strength; trust in me and you will lack no fortune.

I promise to cherish you, with all your strengths and your faults, all the days of my life. I pledge to be industrious and selfless in providing for our household.

I promise to take good care of you and pamper you, especially in the cold, in sickness, and in hard times.

I will support you in all your endeavors, with every ounce of my being.

I promise to honor you, respect you and please you, as the master of the house, my partner in life.

I want you to be proud of me; I will strive to be worthy of your praise, not only for grace and beauty, but also lovingkindness.

Such a woman, you will find in me.

I, Karen, take you, Alan, as my beloved husband. And I offer myself to you forever.


Karen and Alan photobook update version I  

Karen and Alan photobook update version I 17th March 2010