Reaffirmation is a ritual which includes renewal of vows. This has great significance and meaning for a married couple. Recalling a commitment made in the past and lived out over the years allows a couple to reassess their relationship and the blessings that have flowed from it. At the same time it serves as an opportunity to cement their love in a manner that endorses the depth of their commitment to one another. It is also a way of expressing gratitude to their family and friends for the support, loyalty and love shown them over the years.