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Gift Ideas for All Your Wedding Anniversaries
Trying to decide what to give your spouse on your anniversary? These gift suggestions are based on the traditional and modern anniversary gift lists.
Your Complete Guide to 10th Wedding Anniversaries
Here are some 10th wedding anniversary ideas and symbols to help you choose tin, aluminum, or diamond jewelry associated with your 10th marriage anniversary.
Celebrating You First Wedding Anniversary
Here are suggestions for traditional paper gifts to help make your first wedding anniversary a memorable one.
How to Celebrate Your 50th Wedding Anniversary
Here are some 50th wedding anniversary ideas and symbols to help you celebrate and choose gifts associated with your fifieth, golden marriage anniversary.
How to Celebrate Your 40th Wedding Anniversary
Here are some 40th wedding anniversary ideas and symbols to help you choose gifts associated with your fortieth marriage anniversary.
How to Celebrate Your 20th Wedding Anniversary
The twentieth year of marriage is one of the big milestone wedding anniversaries. Here are some twentieth wedding anniversary ideas and symbols to help you choose china or platinum gifts associated with your 20th marriage anniversary.
How to Celebrate Your 1st Wedding Anniversary
The first year of marriage is often considered the year of adjustment. Here are some first wedding anniversary ideas and symbols to help you choose paper or clock gifts associated with your 1st marriage anniversary.
Susan and Jeff Bridges Prove Hollywood...
One of Hollywood's most respected marriages is that of Jeff Bridges and Susan Geston. Jeff said that the marriage passion and sparks get better.
How to Celebrate Your 25th Wedding Anniversary
Here are some 25th wedding anniversary ideas and symbols to help you choose gifts associated with your twenty-fifth silver marriage anniversary.
How to Celebrate Your 60th Wedding Anniversary
Here are some 60th wedding anniversary ideas and symbols to help you choose gifts associated with your diamond marriage anniversary.
15 Tips for Saving Your Marriage After Your...
When you first realize that your spouse has cheated on you, your feelings of heartache and anger can cloud you making healthy decisions. Here's help in initially coping with an unfaithful spouse.
Can Gary Chapman's "Five Love Languages"...
Gary Chapman's book, The Five Love Languages, is a how to on understanding and expressing your love for one another. Here's a rundown on the five love languages.
How Do You Know You're Marrying the Right Person?
Having doubts about who you plan to marry is not only normal, having doubts is healthy. Read through these statements to see if your doubts are reasonable and worth paying attention to or if you are having cold feet about getting married without having any rational reasons.
How Should You Celebrate Your 7th Wedding...
Copper, wool, and desk sets are the traditional and modern gifts associated with your 7th wedding anniversary. Here are more gift and celebration ideas for your seventh anniversary.
Gift Ideas for Celebrating Your 51st Through...
Here are some ideas to help you celebrate your wedding anniversaries. Both the traditional and modern gift suggestions for 51st through 100th anniversaries are listed.
Do Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross Have One of...
Katharine Ross and Sam Elliott's marriage is one of Hollywood's success stories.
10 Traditional Gifts for 10th Wedding...
Although the tenth anniversary is considered one of the special ones, finding a unique gift using the traditional aluminum or tin suggestions can be difficult. Here are some ideas to make 10th anniversary gift giving a bit more romantic.
Your Quick Guide to Getting a Marriage License
If you are confused about getting married, here's help in jumping through the legal hoops that states and countries can put you through.
How to Renew Your Marriage Vows
Whether you renew your wedding vows privately or publicly, here are ways that a renewal of your wedding vows can be both fun and meaningful.
The Best Marriage Advice Our Readers Have Ever...
Couples like you share their marriage wisdom. We asked readers to share the best marriage advice they ever received.
How to Celebrate Your 8th Wedding Anniversary:...
Bronze or pottery are the traditional 8th anniversary gifts with linens and lace being the more modern gifts associated with your 8th wedding anniversary. Here are more gift and celebration ideas for your eighth anniversary.
15 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Filing for...
Do you think you are at the point of wanting a divorce? If so, how do you know it is time to throw in the towel and file for divorce?
How to Celebrate Your 5th Wedding Anniversary
Wood, representing strength and a solidified relationship, and silverware, representing connectedness, are the traditional and modern gifts associated with your fifth wedding anniversary. Here are more gift and celebration ideas for your fifth anniversary.
Your State-by-State Guide to Teen Marriage Laws
State-by-state listing of marriage laws showing the legal, minimum age when you can marry. Page 1 of 5.
The Top 10 Traditional 7th Year Copper and Wool...
Although the Seventh anniversary is not considered one of the special ones, it is still important to remember this wedding anniversary! Finding a unique gift using the traditional copper or wool suggestions can be difficult. Here are some ideas to make it a bit more romantic.
Ideas on How to Celebrate Your 6th Wedding...
Candy represents the sweetness in your marriage, iron represents good luck and strength, and wood represents a solid relationship. Candy and iron are the traditional sixth anniversary gifts and wood is the modern gift associated with your sixth wedding anniversary. Here are more gift and celebration ideas for your sixth anniversary.
A Complete Guide to Wedding Anniversary Colors
Here are the traditional wedding anniversary colors to use in planning your anniversary celebration.
Your Go-To List for 3rd Anniversary Gift Ideas
The third wedding anniversary is often when a couple is aware of their relationship's durability. Here are some third wedding anniversary ideas and symbols.
The 7 Best Traditional Gifts for Celebrating...
Enjoy your second anniversary with these suggestions for traditional cotton gifts.
How Often Do Married People Have Sex?
Wondering who is having sex and how often? Take a look at the highlights of sex surveys, including the Durex Sex Survey.
Everything You Need to Know about Getting...
Make getting married in Texas easier by knowing the marriage license laws, regulations, and other things you need to know before filling out your application.
Common Warning Signs You're in a Troubled...
List of common signs that a marriage is in trouble, with links to more information that might help you save the relationship.
The Marriage of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash
One of the great love stories in the entertainment world is the long lasting marriage of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash.
Common Warning Signs Your Spouse Could Be...
Here are some warning signs that your spouse could be cheating on you.
Why Bill O'Reilly and Maureen McPhilmy's...
The marriage of Maureen McPhilmy and Bill O'Reilly was officially over in September 2011, but the couple still battle each other, primarily over custody issues concerning their two children.
15th Wedding Anniversary Celebration Suggestion...
Just like crystal, at times your marriage needs careful handling. Your time together is represented by the gift of watches. Crystal is the traditional gift and watches the modern gift associated with your fifteenth wedding anniversary. Here are more gift and celebration ideas for your fifteenth anniversary.
Your Go-To List for 2nd Anniversary Gift Ideas
Your second anniversary has classic traditional cotton and modern china gifts to give to one another.
10 Marriage Deal Breakers
Compromise is usually not an option if the two of you disagree on these issues that can be deal breakers in a marriage. If you are not yet married, don't get married without knowing your future spouse's thoughts on these issues that can kill a marriage.
Crucial Questions Engaged Couples Should Ask...
You may not want to take the time to ask one another these questions, but asking and answering these questions is one of the most important things you can do for each other and your marriage.
12 Tips for Rebuilding Trust in Your Marriage
When your spouse has done something to break your trust, rebuilding that trust in your marriage can be difficult. Here's help.
The Modern First Year Anniversary Gift of Clocks
Here are suggestions for modern clock gifts to celebrate your first wedding anniversary.
Questions Engaged Couples Should Ask Themselves...
Getting married soon? Make sure you discuss these questions first!
Information About Eva Longoria's Marriage to...
Actors Eva Longoria and Tyler Christopher had a brief marriage when in their 20s. Information about their marriage, divorce and subsequent relationships.
The Marriages of James Brown
James Brown was married four times. Here's information about his many relationships.
Everything You Need to Know to Get a Marriage...
Here's how to get married in Pennsylvania. Don't let the marriage license laws of Pennsylvania put a dent in your wedding plans. Here's what you need to know and what documents to bring with you before you apply for a Pennsylvania marriage license.
What You Should Know About Emotional Affairs
Starting as a friendship or a platonic relationship, an emotional affair can grow or slip into a deeper and more intimate relationship that can harm or end your marriage.
Cheryl and Ron Howard beat the odds with their...
Breaking all the child actor horror story stereotypes, Ron Howard has a successful long term marriage with his high school sweetheart Cheryl Alley.
Ideas and Symbols That Will Give You Gift Ideas...
Representing the blossoming partnership of a couple in their fourth year of marriage, flowers are appropriate and meaningful gifts for this anniversary. Here are some 4th wedding anniversary ideas and symbols to help you choose gifts associated with your 4th marriage anniversary.
10 Things Women Want from Their Husbands
One of the things on our list that women want to know is that they are loved. Husbands you can do that!
Your Complete Guide to Wedding Anniversary Stones
Listing of traditional wedding anniversary stones.
What Wives Think about Their Husbands'...
A man's low libido creates hurt, anxiety, frustration, and heartache for his wife. If not dealt with, differing sexual drives may destroy a marriage.
10 Things Men Want from Their Wives Other Than...
What many men want from their wives is usually sex. But there are other things that are extremely important to husbands, too.
Should You Throw in the Towel on Your Marriage?
How do you know when it's over or when to throw in the towel on your marriage relationship?
What You Need to Know About Getting Married in...
Here's how to get married in California -- marriage license laws, regulations, and other things to know before you fill out the marriage license application.
How to Know if a Person Can Legally Perform...
Who can perform your marriage ceremony? Different states have different regulations about who can perform wedding ceremonies. Some states allow a friend or relative to fill this role.
How to Prevent Pornography From Ruining Your...
For many, if a spouse watches pornography, the marriage is over. For others, pornography is okay and not a deal breaker.
Does Your State Require That You Wait before...
If you are thinking of getting married right after being divorced, you need to know the waiting times that some states require before allowing you to get remarried. Here are the waiting time requirements after being divorced. This is only for U.S. marriage licenses.
What You Should Know before Getting Married in...
Getting married in The Philippines is not an easy thing to do, especially if you are not yet twenty-five years old. Know the laws about marriage and what documents you need when you fill out the marriage application form.
Helpful Tips for Forgiving Your Spouse
A critical tool for a successful marriage relationship is being able to forgive. Holding on to past hurts, betrayals, anger, etc can hurt you both physically and emotionally and harm your marriage.
10 Traditional 3rd Year Anniversary Gifts Made...
Here are suggestions for traditional Leather gifts to give to your spouse for your Third wedding anniversary.
7 Ways to a Successful Marriage (What You Need...
Try keeping these seven things in your marriage. You'll have a long-lasting marriage and will avoid divorce if they become part of your life together.
How to Get Anniversary Greetings or Wedding...
Did you know you can have Presidential anniversary greetings or weddings congratulations sent to newlyweds and couples married 50 years or more? Here's how to contact the White House and request the greetings.
All About Duane "Dog" Chapman's Marriage
Together for 16 years, Duane Chapman and Beth Smith married in 2006. The couple, their children, and their television show continue to make headlines.
All You Wanted to Know about Elvis Presley and...
Priscilla and Elvis Presley's courtship was longer than their marriage.
What Is a Marriage Application?
Definition of marriage application.
Telltale Signs Your Spouse is Lying
Here's help in understanding why your spouse might lie to you and ways to determine if your spouse is lying.
Does Marriage Counseling Actually Help Troubled...
If your marriage is in trouble, don't wait to see a marriage therapist. Here's help if you are wondering if counseling will help your troubled marriage.
Upset Spouse?
If you have an upset spouse, remember that your spouse is upset. Don't make the situation worse. Here are things you shouldn't say or do and things you should say and do.
The Interesting History of Wedding Anniversary...
Dating back to the Middle Ages, the tradition of giving a specific gift on a specific anniversary is one that is still followed by married couples throughout the world.
8 Common Harmful Behaviors to Avoid in Order to...
If you or your spouse fall into negative patterns in the way you relate to one another, you are not just in a rut, you are hurting one another and your marriage.
How to Marry Someone in Prison
Marriage to a prisoner involves jumping through many legal hoops and possibly experiencing a lot of heartache. Here's help in knowing what to do and who to contact if you want to marry a prisoner.
Inside Garth Brooks' Marriage to Trisha Yearwood
The small, private wedding of Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood was a surprise to the press.
The Reasons Why Your Spouse Won't Listen to You
A listening problem in your marriage could be related to issues that your spouse has, your method of delivery, or a combination of both.
Tony Bennett and Susan Crow Marriage Profile
Tony Bennett and Susan Benedetto's May-December marriage is a successful one.
Long Lasting Love Affair of Anne and Kirk...
Kirk and Anne Douglas have had a long lasting marriage. They celebrated their 50th anniversary by renewing their wedding vows.
Top 9 Modern 20th Year Anniversary Gifts --...
Platinum is expensive, but if you can afford it, your spouse is worth it! Here are nine of the best twentieth anniversary gift ideas.
10 Common Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Marriage
There is a pattern to the marital problems that people share. Here's our list of the top ten things that you need to try and avoid in your own marriage.
Setting the Stage for a Great Marriage: Why The...
Studies show that couples who make it through the first two years of marriage have a better chance of a long term relationship.
What Married Couples Need to Know About the...
Although it is an ineffective communication tool, the silent treatment is used by many individuals as a way to control their spouse.
Tips For When You Have to Have Difficult...
When you have to have. Marriage.
All You Need to Know about Getting Married in...
If you want to know how to get married in Georgia, here are the marriage license laws, regulations, premarital course, and other things you need to know before filling out your application.
All You Wanted to Know about Shirley MacLaine's...
The unconventional, long-distance marriage of Steve Parker and Shirley MacLaine lasted for several decades. Here is information on how Steve and Shirley met, their marriage, divorce, and more.
How to Get Married in the United States If You...
Can two foreigners get married in the U.S.? The short answer is
5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your...
If your marriage has major red flag issues, these five ways to be more for each other can bring you closer and improve your marriage.
Surprise Your Spouse with a Romantic Dinner at...
Remember that you don't have to have a special occasion to host a romantic dinner for your spouse. Set aside the excuse you can't cook.
Children of James Brown
Most reports state James Brown as having had eight children, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Here's information about James Brown's children. Page 4.
Discover the Secret of What to Do When Your...
A marriage that hurts is a marriage that is headed for divorce. Here are ways couples can hurt each other and how to save your marriage.
How to Know if Your Common-Law Marriage Will Be...
Since common-law marriages are recognized in only a few states in the United States, it is important that you understand the requirements other than living together which would establish your common-law marriage as being legal.
28th Wedding Anniversary Celebrations
Just as an orchid plant is breathtaking, your twenty-eighth year of marriage can be a breathtaking time of change in your marriage as your children chart their own course in life and the two of you have more time alone together.
Can't Explain How You Feel? Try One of These...
Sometimes naming or describing a feeling is difficult. Here is a listing of words to help you find the right word to say so you and your spouse can connect better with each other.
Answers to Frequent Questions About Jealousy in...
Whether you are the jealous partner or whether your spouse is the jealous one, irrational jealousy can eventually destroy your marriage. Here are answers to frequent questions about jealousy and things you can do to overcome jealousy in your marriage.
Inside Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston's...
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston had a fairy tale romance that ended in divorce.
Will My Foreign Marriage Be Legally Recognized...
Is my foreign marriage legal in the U.S.? Information for U.S. couples who want to get married in a foreign country. Document covers residence requirements, validity concerns, procedures, eligibility, and more.
12 Ideas for How to Keep Your Sex Life Alive in...
Sex doesn't have to get boring in marriage. As the years go by, your sex life should get better. Here are some ways to keep your marriage and sex life fresh.
How to Get Married in New Jersey
Don't let the marriage license laws of New Jersey put a dent in your wedding plans. Here's what you need to know and what documents to bring with you before you apply for a New Jersey marriage license.
How You Can Fight Fair in Your Marriage
Arguments and fights are a reality in most marriages. The key is to fight fairly.
Get the Scoop on Robert Redford's Marriage to...
Robert Redford and Lola Van Wagenen's marriage lasted nearly 30 years before it ended in divorce in 1985. Page 2.
You Cheated and Were Caught, Now What?
You cheated, you know you made a mistake, now what do you do? First on the list is to stop cheating. Then, stop lying and accept responsibility.
Solid Financial Advice Married Couples May Not...
Financial advice is easy to find but not so easy to follow. Here is advice many married couples don't want to hear.
What You Should Do When Your Spouse Doesn't...
What can you do when faced with a spouse who has a serious behavior that could potentially destroy your marriage and your spouse won't change, isn't willing to work on improving your marriage, or won't seek marriage counseling? Here's help on how you can deal with a difficult marriage when only one of you wants change.
How Has Marriage Evolved throughout History?
A look at the history of marriage and how marriage has evolved through the years.
How to Get Married in Minnesota
If you are considering applying for a marriage license in the state of Minnesota, here is what you need to bring with you and what you need to know about the Minnesota marriage laws.
Learn All About Abraham Lincoln's 4 Children
Information about the four sons of Mary and Abraham Lincoln. Page 4.
Top 6 Traditional Fourth Year Wedding...
Suggestions for traditional Flowers and Fruits gifts for your Fourth wedding anniversary.
Marriage Certificate
Definition of marriage certificate.
The 4 Marriages and Divorces of Old Hollywood...
Glenn Ford was luckier in his movies than he was in real life when it came to relationships. Glenn was married and divorced four times which had a devasting impact on Glenn both
Marriage License
Definition of marriage license.
Who Keeps the Engagement Ring If the Wedding Is...
When an engagement ends, most believe that the ring should be returned no matter who called off the wedding. Some states have engagement ring laws that weigh in on this matter.
The Language and Meaning of Flowers for Married...
The language and meaning of flowers has evolved through the years as lovers give flowers as a token of their longing, devotion, and love. Page 2.
How Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward Made It to...
When it comes to legendary celebrity romances, the marriage of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward is at the top of the list.
Inside the Marriage of Justine Simmons and Rev...
Rev Run and Justine Simmons first met as teenagers, then reconnected with one another after he divorced his first wife.
The Many Marriages of Rush Limbaugh
In June 2010, Rush Limbaugh married for the fourth time in June 2010.
How to Rebuild Your Life After the Death of...
The loss of your spouse through death is a heart breaking journey. Here are some coping strategies for dealing with this difficult time in your life.
See If Your State Allows Cousins to Marry
If you are looking for the legal status of people who marry their cousins, check out this state-by-state listing of the laws regarding cousin marriages in the United States.
What You Need to Know before Getting Married in...
Here's how to get married in Virginia. Don't let the marriage license laws of Virginia put a dent in your wedding plans. Here's what you need to know and what documents to bring with you before you apply for a Virginia marriage license.
Top 9 Ways to Cope With Betrayal
Here are suggestions for beginning the healing process if you've been betrayed by your spouse.
All You Wanted to Know about Marie Osmond and...
After nearly 20 years of marriage and parenting eight children, Marie Osmond and Brian Blosil decided to end their marriage. Here's information on how they met, their wedding, children, and more.
Prenuptial Marriage Agreements
Prenuptial agreements do not have to be a romance killer in a marriage. Here are pros and cons of prenuptial agreements.
Straight Spouses -- What to Do and What Not to...
As your world turns upside down, and as your partner 'comes out', you find yourself shoved in the closet. Although you may feel alone, isolated and shamed, you are none of these. Here's help when your spouse comes out of the closet, coping hints, and things to do and not to do.
Infidelity in Marriage
If your spouse cheated on you, you may be wondering if your marriage can survive the hurt, betrayal, and lack of trust.
All You Wanted to Know about Johnny Carson and...
Although Johnny Carson was married four times and often joked about marriage and alimony, his fourth marriage to Alexis Maas lasted 17 years until his death.
Apache Wedding Blessing
If you are looking for an appropriate prayer or reading for your wedding or vow renewal, consider using the Apache Wedding Blessing but know where it came from.
6 Traditional 5th Year Anniversary Gifts That...
Make your fifth wedding anniversary special. It is the first of the key anniversaries to remember. Here are suggestions for traditional Wood gifts for your Fifth anniversary.
Learn How Married Couple Tommy Lee Jones and...
Married since 2001, Tommy Lee Jones and Dawn Laurel have similar interests even though there is an 18-year difference in their ages. Here's information about their marriage, how they met, and more.
Not Interested in Sex? Try These Solutions for...
Some causes and solutions for a low sex drive in wives.
The Right (and the Wrong) Reasons to Get Married
Too many people get married for the wrong reasons. Learn the right and wrong reasons to get married.
Want to Get Married in Wisconsin? Here's How!
If you are considering applying for a marriage license in the state of Wisconsin, here is what you need to bring with you, and what you need to know about the Wisconsin marriage laws before filling out the Wisconsin marriage license application.
The 3 Most Widely Used Premarital Inventories
Here are the three premarital tests/inventories that are most commonly used by counselors, pastors, mentors, and marriage educators when working with an engaged couple.
Creating Memorable Anniversary Celebrations
Each and every wedding anniversary deserves to be celebrated in a memorable way. When you celebrate your wedding anniversary each year it is an annual renewal of your commitment to one another. Here are some ideas to celebrate wedding anniversaries.
How You and Your Spouse Can Divide the...
Conflict over domestic chores around the house is second only to conflict over money in a marriage. Here are suggestions on how to divide up household tasks and how to cope with an uncooperative spouse. Page 2.
The Three Marriages of Don Knotts
Don Knotts, considered by many to be "an icon" of the golden age of television, was married three times.
What You Wanted to Know about Marie Osmond and...
One of the couples to marry one another twice is Steve Craig and Marie Osmond. They were apart for thirty years before their second marriage.
The Details on Steven Seagal's 4 Marriages
Steven Seagal married four times. Three of his marriages ended in headline grabbing divorces.
The Marriages of Marshall Mathers (Eminem) and...
The complicated marriage relationship of Eminem and Kimberley Mathers' marriage relationship was further damaged by their substance abuse.
Check Out the US Marriage License Laws by State...
Information on state and country requirements for getting a marriage license.
Secret Marriages -- The Legalities of Do-Overs
Many couples throughout the ages have had secret marriages. Here are answers to frequently asked questions about secret marriages.
Find Out How Pierce Brosnan Got Remarried to...
Keely Shaye Smith changed Pierce Brosnan's mind about never getting married again.
Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Marriage Profile
Although Dale Evans' marriage to Roy Rogers was her fourth marriage and his third marriage, they broke the serial marriage cycle with a successful marriage that lasted fifty-one years.
Here's What To Do About Your Husband's Porn...
When your marriage has been hurt by pornography and your husband won't stop watching porn, you have some realities to face.
What Is Civil Marriage?
Definition of civil marriage.
Learn About Nicolas Cage's Surprise Marriage to...
Nicolas Cage and Alice Kim surprised folks when they were married a few months after they met in 2004.
Could Negativity Be Hurting Your Marriage?
If negativity is hurting your relationship, here are ways you can be more positive or help your spouse be more positive.
What States Still Allow Alienation of Affection...
Alienation of affection lawsuits are allowed in only a few states in the United States.
Iowa Marriage License Laws
If you are planning on getting married in Iowa, here are the marriage license requirements for an Iowan marriage license application.
Livia Giuggioli and Colin Firth Marriage Profile
Colin Firth and Livia Giuggioli, married since 1997, have a successful intercultural marriage.
Suggestions for 1st Anniversary Gifts
Here is a collection of gifts suggested by our readers to give on your first anniversary.
How Married Couples Can Get a Good Night's Sleep
Many married couples have problems sleeping together. If you are having difficulty getting a good night's sleep because of your spouse's sleeping habits, here are some suggestions to end the tossing and turning and to have a good night's sleep while sleeping together.
Read All About the Weddings and Marriages of...
Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball of 'I Love Lucy' fame divorced after twenty years.
What You Need to Know before Getting a Nevada...
Here's how to get married in Nevada. Reno or Vegas weddings can be a hassle if you don't understand the requirements and marriage license laws of Nevada. Here's what you need to know and what documents to bring with you before you apply for a Nevada marriage license.
A Profile of the Marriage of Chuck Norris and...
Chuck Norris learned from the mistakes he made in his first marriage and hopes to have a second long lasting marriage.
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