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Wedding Anniversary

Why We Celebrate Our Anniversary All Month Long

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

When we decided to tie the knot, we jumped in and did it three times. This last ceremony was the biggest and most special one of all, and it happened on Halloween. Every year since, we don't just celebrate our wedding anniversary for one day -- but all month long.

My Other Half: Thoughts on My 5-Year Wedding Anniversary

Courtney Byrne | Posted 12.09.2014 | Weddings
Courtney Byrne

On our wedding day, I wrote my husband-to-be a letter, sharing what I had read in Philosophy class at 19. I wanted him to know how I wandered the world searching for my other half, until I found him. Now, five years later, I share the story to remind myself of why I said "I do", and encourage those searching, to keep searching.

You Can't Give a Girl Too Many Flowers

Fred Lundgren | Posted 12.06.2014 | Good News
Fred Lundgren

Honey, I always hint that I like purple Lisianthus and Gerbera Daises and you always get me an assortment of flowers. These assortments always include Lilies but Lilies remind me of funerals.

The Anniversary We Didn't Know We Were Waiting For

Amy Heinz | Posted 11.17.2014 | Parents
Amy Heinz

We stood there, with friends and family as our witnesses, in the hopes of building a home, a family, and a beautiful life together. And we've done just that.

9/11 Is My Wedding Anniversary

Christine Burke | Posted 11.10.2014 | Weddings
Christine Burke

As we sat quietly at our table, nibbling at our food and watching the news coverage at the bar, our eyes spoke what our mouths could not say out loud. Most of the meal found us holding hands across the table, silent tears flowing and praying that our world would heal.

WWII Vet And His Devoted Wife Die 14 Hours Apart On 76th Anniversary

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.13.2014 | Weddings

In 1942, Marjorie Hartland was informed that her husband Clifford -- a gunner in the British Army during the Second World War -- had been captured by ...

An Unexpected Heirloom

Michele Serros | Posted 09.24.2014 | Women
Michele Serros

An hour? To choose a wedding dress for the biggest day of your life? Unheard of. After all, one's wedding dress symbolizes a milestone, having great potential in becoming a family heirloom.

Why I Feel Like My Wedding Anniversary Date Is Cursed

Darryle Pollack | Posted 09.16.2014 | Fifty
Darryle Pollack

We were married 20 years ago today -- but we're not celebrating. The problem isn't the state of the union -- but the date of the union.

Couple Married 72 Years Shares Secret To Wedded Bliss

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.09.2014 | Weddings

Doris and Francis Vanderslice tied the knot back in 1942. Over seven decades later, they're still going strong and offering up their two cents on what...

Victoria & David Beckham Celebrate Wedding Anniversary Like It's 1999

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.08.2014 | Weddings

Even after 15 years of marriage, Victoria and David Beckham are still keeping it hot. The soccer legend and former Spice Girl celebrated their wed...

'Today Would Have Been My 14th Wedding Anniversary'

Heather Sweeney | Posted 08.02.2014 | Divorce
Heather Sweeney

I learned it was best to write in pencil because plans always changed. I became skilled at emotionally detaching the meaning to meaningful days.

Couple Of 70 Years Shares Their Recipe For Marital Success

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.30.2014 | Weddings

The couple that bakes cookies together, stays together. JB and Sally Kight have been married for 70 years and are still as much in love as the day...

Here's What To Get Your Spouse For Every Year Of Marriage

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 05.09.2014 | Weddings

Happy 9th anniversary to us! The Huffington Post launched on May 9, 2005, and what a journey it's been. Tradition dictates that couples exchange "...

We All Scream for Ice Cream: 31 Flavors of Marriage

Mary Novaria | Posted 06.08.2014 | Fifty
Mary Novaria

There may very well be 31 years worth of flavors in ice cream land -- Jamaican Me Crazy, anyone? -- but, to ward off diabetes, lactose intolerance, and clichéd husband jokes, here's just a taste.

Long-Married Couple's Secret To Marital Happiness Is So Simple It's Beautiful

Posted 03.21.2014 | Weddings

After 70 years of wedded bliss, Jean and Lawrence "Bud" Lyford have discovered the secret to a happy marriage -- and it's simpler than you think. ...

Adorable Couple Of 70 Years Shares Key To Marital Bliss

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

Want to know the secret to marital bliss? Just ask Oregon couple Wally and Beth Christianson, who recently celebrated 70 years of marriage and opened ...

What Marriage Looks Like, 9 Years And 3 Kids Later

Brittany Gibbons | Posted 03.11.2014 | Parents
Brittany Gibbons

The fact is, our wedding anniversary has become increasing irrelevant to us, replaced instead by millions of other extraordinarily normal moments that mean mountains more and cost thousands less.

The Longest Married Presidential Couple Ever

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Congratulations to former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara! The couple celebrated an incredible milestone yesterday-- their 69th weddin...

15 Reasons Being Married Doesn't Suck

Melissa Chapman | Posted 02.19.2014 | Weddings
Melissa Chapman

My marriage has wrapped me in a cocoon of unconditional love -- and has on occasion saved me from drowning in a sea of pity and self-doubt. My marriage is the partnership I wished for and while it is no where NEAR perfect, it is mine and I cherish it.

My Marriage Is Flawed... And That's What Makes It Perfect

Polly Campbell | Posted 02.05.2014 | Weddings
Polly Campbell

We recently celebrated our 11th wedding anniversary and it got me thinking about how this marriage is working so well when the people in it can get so crazy and confused and frustrated and even at times, short-tempered and jerky.

This Couple's 81-Year Love Story Teaches Us What 'I Do' Really Means

Posted 05.15.2014 | Weddings

Love that lasts a lifetime is hard to come by. That's why we're thankful for Bertie and Bill Nickerson, who -- after 78 years of wedded bliss -- remin...

This Couple Has Had 18 Weddings (And Counting)

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 12.04.2013 | Weddings

During Chris and Roberta O'Key's 1996 honeymoon, the new bride commented that she wished they could feel like newlyweds year after year. “Why can...

9 Online Dating Lessons I Learned The Hard Way

Jennifer Flaa | Posted 10.29.2013 | Weddings
Jennifer Flaa

If a date didn't like my everyday appearance, it was better for us to move along, anyway. My husband and I occasionally dress up for date nights, but prefer to spend our time at home in sweatpants.

Why You Must Never Stop Celebrating Your Anniversary

Shelley Emling | Posted 12.28.2013 | Fifty
Shelley Emling

Nearly 23 years ago, I eloped with the man of my dreams, tying the knot wearing jeans and a black turtleneck in a tiny attorney's office in Antigua, Guatemala. During our first 10 years of marriage, we never failed to celebrate our anniversary in a splashy manner -- befitting of a young couple very much in love.

The Event That Deserves To Be On Everyone's 'Must-Do' List

Felice Shapiro | Posted 11.27.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

What if your friends invited you to join them to celebrate their special anniversary in the mountains with a guest list spanning their life? You wouldn't know everyone, you would have to drive about four hours, you would have to clear the weekend and you'd need to book your hotel room. The invite promises hikes, bike rides, campfires, cocktails and dancing. Absolutely! COUNT US IN!