It is being widely reported that Kate Middleton won’t be promising to obey Prince William in her wedding vows. Princess Diana also removed obey from her vows in 1981, which was seen as very feisty and against the royal protocol then.
Now Middleton’s refusal to say obey is being represented as part of a modern marriage and a modern couple.
“KATE Middleton is set to follow Princess Diana’s example by ditching the word “obey” from her wedding vows.”
“Instead she is expected to promise to “love, comfort, honour and keep” Prince William when they tie the knot next Friday.”
“Kate, 29, and Wills, 28, discussed the wording with Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams.”
“He said: “They have a very simple, direct picture of what really matters.”
The obey portion of wedding vows has always rubbed me the wrong way and I am next to positive that I omitted them from my vows 17 years ago. Even at 22, I sure as heck wasn’t promising