Happy Anniversary Messages

happy anniversary messages

Anniversaries are relationship milestones. From the newly dating to a relationship that’s old and everlasting, celebrating anniversaries is by all means significant. It is one of those amazing moments when we can reminisce and be warmly reminded how it all began, how it eventually flourished, and how it is kept constant by mutual love, commitment, and understanding.

Relationship expert and psychotherapist, Lena Derhally MS, MA, says, “Some people like to go back to the place they got engaged every year to celebrate — that’s a great way to continue to remind yourselves why you fell in love.” (1)

Honoring anniversaries is a channel back to those happy and euphoric moments in the past, which can be truly insightful and inspiring to create more fond memories. Derhally goes on to say, “Traditions (like celebrating anniversaries) are a way to keep those feelings of nostalgia going, … keep those feelings in the present and for the future as something to look forward to.”

Celebrating anniversaries can be nerve-racking, especially when you want to do something amazing. We want to make it truly remarkable but sometimes finding the right words can be tough. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! We have here a collection of happy anniversary messages, from sweet and romantic to funny. Want to send your warm anniversary wishes to your parents? or your siblings? your friends? We also have them here. Feel free to use and personalize them.

Sweet Anniversary Messages for Boyfriend or Girlfriend

Got an anniversary card but still looking for the right words? Here are some inspiring anniversary messages. Personalize by describing further what and how you feel.

  1. Every love story is special, unique and beautiful—but ours is my favorite.
  2. I do not need any gifts from you to celebrate our anniversary, except maybe your kiss and warm embrace.
  3. You are my true love of life which I found on this day, I can’t wait to give you some special on this happy anniversary of our blessed relationship, loves you lot honey!
  4. Happy anniversary to the only person in the world that I want beside me every day and every night for the rest my life. I love you, sweetheart. Happy anniversary!
  5. You were the missing puzzle piece to my life. Now with you in the picture, my life is complete. Happy anniversary!
  6. It doesn’t matter how far we are from each other; our hearts are always together. I love you so much and I want you to know that I am always with you. Happy anniversary!
  7. I want to love you, adore you, take care of you and make you the happiest person there ever was for all of time.
  8. Every day, I find that I love you more and more. When I think that I could not possibly love you any more than I already do, I discover another wonderful part of you that makes my love for you continue to grow. Happy anniversary!
  9. You make me happier than I have ever been. I hope I make you just as happy as you make me feel. Happy anniversary!
  10. Before meeting you I often felt incomplete. Here to the years of feeling complete and loved. Happy Anniversary!
  11. Having you by my side makes me the happiest, most grateful and luckiest person in the world. Happy anniversary to my soul mate.

Romantic Wedding Anniversary Wishes for Wife

Surprise your wife with a romantic anniversary message. Write it on a nice paper or card then slide it in one of her favorite books or under her pillow.

  1. True happiness is to get married and be glad about it every day of your life. I am so happy I found you, my sweetheart, happy anniversary!
  2. It never gets too old to say I Love You, Sweetheart, and you make me feel complete. Your smile melts my heart. Happy Anniversary!
  3. You have shared so much love and laughter over your years together, and I know there will be many more joyful moments in your future. I wish you all the happiness on your wedding anniversary and on every married day to come.
  4. I was finally able to grasp the meaning behind Einstein’s theory of relativity after marrying you. Time really is relative. I guess I won’t ever get to spend enough time with you. Happy anniversary, love!
  5. Congratulations on another year of falling deeper in love with each other. Happy anniversary!
  6. Another year to create precious memories together. Another year to discover new things about each other. Another year to strengthen a marriage that defines forever. Happy anniversary!
  7. Life has given me many reasons to be happy, but the main reason behind my happiness is only you. Happy Marriage Anniversary!
  8. Each time I look at you, I am reminded why I wanted you to be my wife. I love you sweetheart, Happy Anniversary my sweetheart.
  9. Today is the lucky day two souls and hearts turned to one. I’m blessed to have you beside me. Thank You for giving me more love each day than I even deserve.
  10. You are so generous with your love time, energy, and forgiveness! Thank you for another amazing year of marriage.
  11. I love you now and will love you forever. It doesn’t get any more simple than that. Happy Anniversary to my beautiful wife.

Anniversary wishes for Couple with Kids

Express your esteem and admiration for a couple with kids. These anniversary wishes will help you start. You can also go on and tell them what an amazing and inspiring family they are.

  1. You have proved to the entire world that true love does exist and nothing can damage or destroy it if two people are committed to each other. Happy anniversary!
  2. May the love you have for each other continue to blossom like a rose with each of the passing year. Happy wedding anniversary to you!
  3. True love never dies, it only grows stronger and truer with the passing of time. It’s clear to see that your love is the strongest and truest kind. Happy Anniversary!
  4. Here’s to another year of being great together!
  5. There’s nothing as wonderful as seeing a happily married pair. Your happiness always reflects by the smile in your face and the delight in your eyes! Happy wedding anniversary!
  6. Even though another year has passed, the love you share continues to last. Sending all my best wishes that you will continue to be blessed in love and happiness.
  7. Year after year, the love you share with each other only grows stronger and sturdier, nurturing and keeping the family closer. Happy anniversary!
  8. Throughout the ages numerous people have searched but have never found such a love as the two of you share. May you be continually blessed with great love and happiness. Happy Anniversary!
  9. May this day bring countless joy to your life. May the coming years of your life be spent in loving and caring for each other. Happy anniversary!
  10. Love puts a twinkle in your eye and a smile in your heart. Congratulations on your married years!

Happy Anniversary Greetings for Brother or Sister

One of the greatest joys is seeing your brother or sister blissfully happy in love. Send them your warm anniversary cheers and wishes.

  1. Enjoy another anniversary of beginning your hopes and dreams together, brother/sister.
  2. Warmest ωishes to the special cοuple on their Wedding Αnniversary. Μay you both always be blessed with sweet moments of tοgetherness and love, Dear Βrother/Sister!
  3. Marriage is love tied in knots, a never-ending bond of bliss and the living out of dreams. Brother, may this anniversary remind both of you of the awe-inspiring strength and depth of your love.
  4. Βrother, your anniversary is the perfect occasion to thank Gοd. I would have to be dealing with yοur stupidity fοr life. Happy Αnniversary dear Βrother!
  5. I always look up to you both as a power couple. I want my marriage to be like yours. Always be the same. Happy anniversary brother.
  6. I feel proud to call you my sister. A perfect girl like you deserved a perfect man. And finally, you have got one. Congratulations and happy marriage anniversary!
  7. Congratulations to spend another blessed year of your marriage. May your remaining life spend in happiness and laughter. Anniversary greeting to my dearest sister!
  8. My dear brother, you are so special. I can never fully express the deep joy I feel, knowing that you have married the perfect woman. May you enjoy many more years of love and happiness together.
  9. You have always been the best. You are a perfect sister and a perfect wife. Happy wedding anniversary, my sweetie.
  10. The way you maintain your love, I like your style. Your Pair looks so cute. It is the reason behind my smile. Happy Anniversary Brother!

Anniversary Quotes for Her

Sometimes, a simple but heartfelt message is all it takes. Cheer up. Tell her what feels right by writing from the heart.

  1. It doesn’t matter whether it is our first, fifth, tenth or fifteenth marriage anniversary. What matters is that I will always love you and you will always love me. Happy anniversary darling.
  2. Our anniversary is just a momentary celebration, but our marriage is a timeless one.
  3. The day I married you I knew that I was going to spend the rest of my life being the happiest man in the world.
  4. Our anniversary is a time to look back on all of the love we have shared. It is also an opportunity to look ahead at all of the love we have ahead of us. I love you.
  5. When I look at you, my dear – it doesn’t seem like you’ve aged. To me you’re just as beautiful as the day we became engaged. Happy anniversary.
  6. Nothing in the world could ever be as spectacular as the love you have given me. Your love makes my days so bright, just knowing that you are my darling wife.
  7. I just have one thing to say on our anniversary, I love you.
  8. You are my yesterday, my today, my tomorrow, and my forever. I will love you until the end of time.
  9. You’re my favorite place to go to when my mind searches for peace.
  10. On our anniversary, I want you to know how much I’ve enjoyed annoying you all this time & how excited I am to keep doing so in the future.

Wedding Anniversary Messages for Husband

Perhaps, you already said to your husband how much you love him and how much he means to you. But he can never have one too many of those sweet words! Go on and make the day even more special. Write a sweet anniversary message. Give it to him with a kiss.

  1. Biology says that a man’s behavior changes as he ages. But you have proved that wrong because you’re still as romantic and charming as you were when we started dating. Happy anniversary.
  2. Thank you for being the reason of my smile. Happy anniversary dear husband, I love you so much.
  3. Thank you for reminding me what butterflies feel like.
  4. Wow! Today, I realized how quickly time flies. it seems like it was just yesterday that we got married. I adore you so much. Here’s to you! Happy anniversary, sweetheart!
  5. The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our souls and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.
  6. On this very special day, I want you to know that you are everything that I have always wanted. Thanks for being with me all these times. I love you a lot!
  7. Sweetheart, I hope the years to come are filled with as much love, happiness, and beauty as the years behind us. Happy anniversary to my loving husband!
  8. The most wonderful thing I decided to do was to share my life and heart with you.
  9. Happy anniversary dear husband! Life wouldn’t be so wonderful If you weren’t there to hold me up every time I fall. I feel very happy to be with you every moment.
  10. Our loving commitment to this lifelong union truly calls for celebration. Congratulations and happy anniversary, my darling! Let’s enjoy this night together.

Marriage Anniversary Messages for Parents

Love, gratitude, and appreciation are the elements of a great anniversary message for parents. Tell them how their marriage has inspired you. Thank them for personifying the definition of love.

  1. Thank you for marrying each other because if you didn’t marry each other, we would never have such a beautiful mom and a responsible dad. Happy Anniversary!
  2. You’re the reason I exist, you’re the reason I became the person that I am. Thank you for everything. Happy anniversary Mom and Dad!
  3. I remember how young, beautiful and happy you were when I was a little kid. And you know, dear parents, nothing has changed since then. You’re just the same: loving and being loved – that’s what important. Congratulations on your wedding anniversary!
  4. You planted the seed years ago, but it’s your love that keeps our family tree rooted.
  5. The love you both shared has opened our eyes to the very true essence of love. The patience you both shared toward each other’s differences has opened our eyes to the true value of solidarity. The way you supported yourselves towards achieving each other’s goals has given us the true insight of the quintessence of commitment. Happy anniversary, my loving mom and dad!
  6. You have always taught us to attain milestones in life. Congratulations on attaining one yourself. Happy anniversary to our dear parents.
  7. You are the parents every kid wished for, you are the couple that all lovers wish to be and you are the strong pillar of support every family prays for. Happy anniversary to the most wonderful parents in the world!
  8. Thanks for making “love” mean more than I ever thought it could.
  9. True love never fades away. Thank you for showing me the true nature of love. Someday, I wish to have a happy married life like you. Happy anniversary!
  10. For me, you two are the angels from heaven. Only angels could love each other so truly and make a home for their kids that feels like heaven.

Happy Anniversary Wishes for Friends

A perfect day for a perfect couple! Greet your friends a happy anniversary. Send them your warm wishes for a lasting relationship. Here are some ideas for you:

  1. I am really happy that you two have spent one more year of sweet married life. May the love and affection you have for each other continue to grow in the coming years!
  2. May only the most beautiful thoughts, dreams and desires be with you in your journey of life. Happy Anniversary, my friends!
  3. Having the perfect relationship does not mean that you are perfect. It means that you can accept each other’s flaws and laugh at life’s mistakes. Happy anniversary to the perfect couple.
  4. Congratulations on your Anniversary! Many best wishes and blessings as you continue walking life’s paths hand-in-hand and heart-in-heart. Happy Anniversary!
  5. Happy anniversary! Finding the right person can be difficult but I knew from the start that you, my friend, you have just found the right one for you.
  6. Hoping you two have a beautiful life and an endless love story. Congrats on your special day.
  7. Marriage is choosing someone again and again to love and to cherish with each new dawn.
  8. Your love gives me hope each and every morning when I wake up. I know that if something like this exists, magic is real. Anything can happen. Thank you for making me believe in magic. Congratulations on your wedding anniversary!
  9. Happy wedding anniversary! I wish you many more years like this one ahead in your life.
  10. Feeling so much joy for you two as you unite two lives into one. Congrats friends.

Happy Anniversary to you Both

Celebrate with them on their anniversary! Congratulate them for having found love in each other. Wish them joy and happiness all throughout.

  1. Continued health, happiness and good fortune.
  2. My favorite couple is having a wedding anniversary! I couldn’t be happier for you guys. Your love is my biggest inspiration, and thanks to you I still believe that true feelings exist. Congratulations, so much more to come!
  3. I wish you all the joy, happiness, and love a marriage can give. Happy wedding anniversary to you both! You deserve it.
  4. I wish that you both continue to love each other the way you do now. May this time never fade from your life. Wishing you the best of everything. Happy anniversary!
  5. When two great people get married there lives become extraordinary. Happy anniversary day.
  6. Congratulations on your wedding anniversary! Such a beautiful day to remind you that you are a match made in heaven. I admire your relationship. Wishing you an eternity full of love and understanding.
  7. There is nothing more beautiful to behold than a wonderful marriage between two beautiful people. Happy anniversary!
  8. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
  9. On this special day I wish you that your love grows stronger and blooms year by year!
  10. A warm congratulations to a perfect couple. May life treat you as well as you really deserve it.

Anniversary Messages for Daughter & Son-in-Law

Seeing a daughter and son-in-law happy together is every parent’s wish. On their anniversary, tell them how proud you are and happy in the love and joy that they built.

  1. May God bless your Anniversary and every day thereafter and fill your home with happiness. May the coming years of your life be spent in loving and caring for each other. Happy anniversary!
  2. Happy Anniversary our beloved son and daughter in law! May your relationship stays strong and true, congratulations on this blissful day.
  3. You two always look perfect together! Here’s wishing you a happy anniversary with many to come, my daughter & son-in-law.
  4. This was the day when my daughter found the man of her desires, sensible and good! Wish you two a happy anniversary. May you be given all the heavenly blessings.
  5. On this day, you were married. Now, this anniversary is an occasion to remember your togetherness. Happy anniversary to both my children.
  6. Wishing a lovely marriage anniversary to our son and daughter in law. May you grow strong in love, shed away each fear. Many happy returns of the day.
  7. Dear daughter and son in law, you two make me believe that true love exists even in the newer generation. Thank you so much for making each other this happy. Happy Anniversary, dears.
  8. Blessings and love are being sent to you. Celebrate your marriage with a great party.
  9. Happy anniversary to our dear son and daughter in law. You are a wonderful couple who is so much in love and always there for each other. May God bless you!
  10. I feel very blessed to have a daughter and son-in-law in my life. You both make a perfect couple. Happy Anniversary!

Milestone Anniversary Messages

May it be yours or your friend’s, every anniversary is a great milestone that calls for warm and sincere words. Here are some heartfelt and insightful anniversary messages you can use to convey the happiness you feel for them.

  1. Warm wishes to you on your marriage milestone. Happy Anniversary!
  2. Think back to the day that you got married, think about all the laughter, the love, the hugs and the happy tears and relive that day all over again.
  3. May this day bring countless joy to your life. May the coming years of your life be spent in loving and caring for each other. Happy anniversary!
  4. On this very special day of yours, sending you all my warm love. I hope you get blessed with the very ounce of happiness in the world. Happy Wedding anniversary.
  5. Every anniversary is special, not just you’re 10th, 20th, or 25th, celebrate each year as much as you celebrated the last!
  6. Your anniversary is a milestone where you can pause and look back at your life to cherish all the beautiful memories and bind yourselves to all the wonderful promises that are yet to be fulfilled. Happy anniversary.
  7. An anniversary is basically a reminder of all the ups and downs that you have gone through which your partner. Adore and love each other throughout your lifetime! Happy Wedding anniversary.
  8. Another year, another anniversary, and another reason that I’m still in love with you!
  9. It’s very successful and truly happy marriages like yours that motivate people to get married and remain married. Wishing both of you a very happy milestone anniversary. Thank you for inspiring us!
  10. My best wishes for you as you mark your milestone anniversary together. May you celebrate many beautiful milestone anniversaries to come! Happy anniversary!

Funny Anniversary Messages

A good sense of humor is the recipe for a relationship that never goes stale. Make your special someone laugh and smile on this special day. Nothing beats a smile that lights up on you and knowing it’s you who put on that smile.

  1. Here’s your annual reminder that you married up.
  2. You can name it a marriage anniversary and celebrate it as you wish, but I’m simply happy because my friend is alive! Congratulations on that!
  3. All of these years you’ve heard me nag. But on this day, I’m going to brag.
  4. You lost your freedom on this day and you are celebrating it by throwing a party? Now that’s what years of being married makes you; a mentally retarded individual!
  5. You’re the only one I want to annoy the rest of my life.
  6. Year after year, you’re still the only person I don’t want to punch in the throat.
  7. We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it Love.
  8. It feels really great to see you not tired of each other even after all these years. But I seriously hope you are not pretending to be seen like this! Congratulations by the way!
  9. Marriage is a relationship in which one is always right and the other is the husband.
  10. My love for you only grew from the day I married you. So, when I say it’s our marriage anniversary, it means my love for you is up by one more level!

1st Wedding Anniversary Messages

Every anniversary is important. But there is something special about the first. It is exciting because it is the first time the couple will celebrate an important milestone after exchanging vows. And the way it will be celebrated may likely set the tone for the coming wedding anniversaries. Want to send your significant other or a lovely couple sincere wishes on a first wedding anniversary? These beautiful messages may help you.

  1. One year down; the rest of our lives to go.
  2. Love and loyalty are the two ingredients of marriage that guarantee an everlasting bond. May you have a wonderful celebration of this day! Congratulations!
  3. Happy first anniversary, my dears! May every moment of your union be the most beautiful you’ve ever had.
  4. First anniversary – the moment when both of us can start showing our true colors and when the gloves can finally come off. Good luck.
  5. I send you the wishes from the core of my heart that you may enjoy every joy and success in your life. Happy first anniversary!
  6. It’s great to see you two happy and content with each other. I pray to God that you two always stay sweet and loving forever. Happy 1st anniversary!
  7. May this special day be the first year of many.
  8. Happy first anniversary! Hoping that this very special day in the life of your beautiful union will strengthen your bond and bless your marriage in countless ways.
  9. We fought with each other so many times but still couldn’t beat the number that we loved each other. That’s the 1st year of our marriage! Happy Anniversary!
  10. Cheers to this beautiful moment. Wishing both of you a lifetime of happiness and love on this special day. Happy 1st anniversary!


1. Wolff, C. (2018, May 15). 7 Traditions To Have In Your Relationship That Help Couples Stay Together Long-Term. Bustle; Bustle. https://www.bustle.com/p/7-traditions-to-have-in-your-relationship-that-help-couples-stay-together-long-term-9078328

Last Updated on October 17, 2021