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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 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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
10 Marriage Deal Breakers
Don't get married without knowing your future spouse's thoughts on these issues that are hard to compromise on and that could kill your marriage.
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.
All You Wanted to Know about Paul and Julia...
Paul and Julia Child not only worked together during much of their long lasting marriage, they were devoted to one another.
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.
The 7 Best Traditional Gifts for Celebrating...
Enjoy your second anniversary with these suggestions for traditional cotton gifts.
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.
Tony Bennett and Susan Crow Marriage Profile
Tony Bennett and Susan Benedetto's May-December marriage is a successful one.
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.
Everything You Need to Know About Ray Charles'...
Ray Charles' success in music did not cross over to his private life. He had two marriages and several other relationships.
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 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.
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.
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.
The Modern First Year Anniversary Gift of Clocks
Here are suggestions for modern clock gifts to celebrate your first wedding anniversary.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Common Warning Signs Your Spouse Could Be...
Here are some warning signs that your spouse could be cheating on you.
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.
Information about the marriage of William...
The marriage of Masters and Johnson produced sexual research into areas of sexuality that were not previously researched in depth.
A Complete Guide to Wedding Anniversary Colors
Here are the traditional wedding anniversary colors to use in planning your anniversary celebration.
Do Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross Have One of...
Katharine Ross and Sam Elliott's marriage is one of Hollywood's success stories.
Questions Engaged Couples Should Ask Themselves...
Getting married soon? Make sure you discuss these questions first!
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee on Open Marriage
Here are some quote about open marriage from Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis whose thoughts about open marriage changed over time.
What You Should Know About Emotional Affairs
Do you want to know if you or your spouse is involved in an emotional affair? Here are some of the warning signs.
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.
Inside Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston's...
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston had a fairy tale romance that ended in divorce.
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.
Tips For When You Have to Have Difficult...
When you know that there is a difficult or touchy issue you should talk about with your spouse, here are tips to make that conversation successful.
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.
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.
10 Traditional 3rd Year Anniversary Gifts Made...
Here are suggestions for traditional Leather gifts to give to your spouse for your Third wedding anniversary.
How to Prevent Pornography From Ruining Your...
Although for some, porn isn't a big deal, for others, it is hurtful. If pornography is damaging your marriage, you will have to make tough decisions.
Yes, George Clooney was married ... to Talia...
Confirmed bachelor George Clooney was once married to Talia Balsam.
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.
Behind the Scenes in the Marriage of Paula and...
Although questioned by many people, how much Paula Rader knew or didn't know about her's husband Dennis's life as the BTK Killer, will probably never be known.
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!
Helpful Tips for Forgiving Your Spouse
A critical tool for a successful marriage relationship is being able to forgive. Here are helpful tips for learning how to forgive your spouse.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Many Marriages of Rush Limbaugh
In June 2010, Rush Limbaugh married for the fourth time in June 2010.
What Is a Marriage Application?
Definition of marriage application.
Top 6 Traditional Fourth Year Wedding...
Suggestions for traditional Flowers and Fruits gifts for your Fourth wedding anniversary.
How to Get Married in the United States If You...
Can two foreigners get married in the U.S.? The short answer is
Marriages of Phil Spector
Phil Spector's third marriage is to Rachelle Short who is 41 years younger. Page 4.
What You Wanted to Know about Halle Berry's...
Unlucky in love, maybe Halle Berry will have a successful relationship with French actor, Olivier Martinez.
Inside Garth Brooks' Marriage to Trisha Yearwood
The small, private wedding of Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood was a surprise to the press.
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.
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.
Get the Scoop on Robert Redford's Marriage to...
Sibylle Szaggars changed Robert Redford's mind about getting married again. They were married in Hamburg, Germany in 2009.
You Cheated and Got 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.
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.
Halloween Costume Ideas for Married Couples
Check out these ideas for costumes for couples. Our couples Halloween costume ideas from our readers are fun, outrageous, sexy, cheesy, creative.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How Has Marriage Evolved throughout History?
A look at the history of marriage and how marriage has evolved through the years.
Respect -- Daily Marriage Tip
Daily marriage tip on respect.
Pros and Cons of Prenups
Prenuptial agreements do not have to be a romance killer in a marriage. Here are pros and cons of prenuptial agreements.
The Details on Steven Seagal's 4 Marriages
Steven Seagal married four times. Three of his marriages ended in headline grabbing divorces.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Top 9 Modern 10th Year Anniversary Gifts
The tenth anniversary modern gift suggestion is to give the timeless present of diamond jewelry. Diamond jewelry links your yesterdays with tomorrow. Diamonds are often viewed as symbols of love and commitment.
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.
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.
What is the Difference Between a Divorce and an...
It is important that you know the difference between a divorce and an annulment if you are considering ending your marriage.
What Is Civil Marriage?
Definition of civil marriage.
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.
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.
What Can You Learn from Anne Bancroft and Mel...
The 41-year marriage of Anne Bancroft and Mel Brooks ended on June 6, 2005, when Anne died of uterine cancer. Their interfaith marriage was described as one of the happiest marriages in the entertainment business.
What is a Marriage License?
Definition of marriage license.
Matt Damon and Luciana Bozan Barroso Marriage...
Matt Damon and Luciana Bozan Barroso were married in a surprise wedding.
Top 10 Traditional 20th Year Anniversary Gifts...
It is going to take some creativity to think of china gifts you can give to your spouse that won't end up collecting dust. Here are some suggestions to get your own creative juices going.
Good Gifts to Give for a Second Anniversary
Suggestions for modern China gifts for your Second anniversary.
Top 4 Modern Fourth Year Wedding Anniversary...
Suggestions for modern Appliances gifts for your Fourth wedding anniversary.
How You Can Fight Fair in Your Marriage
Arguments and fights are a reality in most marriages. The key is to fight fairly.
All You Wanted to Know about Elvis Presley and...
Priscilla and Elvis Presley's courtship was longer than their marriage.
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.
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.
Marsha Garces Divorced Robin Williams After...
After being married for 19 years, Robin Williams's divorce from Marsha Garces surprised many people.
How to Create a Memorable Anniversary
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.
The Marriages of Esther Williams
Esther Williams' third husband was Fernando Lamas.
Marriage Certificate
Definition of marriage certificate.
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.
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.
Top 6 Wood-Themed Gifts for a Sixth Wedding...
Suggestions for modern Wood gifts for your Sixth wedding anniversary.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sophia Loren's Marriage to Carlo Ponti Was a...
That the marriage of Sophia Loren and Carlo Ponti lasted so long was a surprise to many. Here's information about their legal fight to be able to marry one another, their children, and more.
What You Should Know before Getting Married in...
Here's how to get married in Illinois. Don't let the marriage license laws of Illinois 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 Illinois marriage license.
James Brown Had a History of Domestic Abuse
James Brown was married four times. Here's information about his many relationships.
Suggestions for 1st Anniversary Gifts
Here is a collection of gifts suggested by our readers to give on your first anniversary.
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.
Read All About the Weddings and Marriages of...
Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball of 'I Love Lucy' fame divorced after twenty years.
Top 9 Ways to Cope With Betrayal
Here are suggestions for beginning the healing process if you've been betrayed by your spouse.
Simple Ways to Be Romantic in Your Marriage
Romance doesn't end when you have the marriage certificate in your hands. For the romantically challenged, here are simple ways to be romantic.
Renée Zellweger and Kenny Chesney
After knowing one another for four months, Renée Zellweger and Kenny Chesney married in the Virgin Islands. Months later their quickie marriage was over.
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 to Do When Your Marriage Hurts
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.
Find Out How Pierce Brosnan Got Remarried to...
Keely Shaye Smith changed Pierce Brosnan's mind about never getting married again.
When It Comes to Snooping - Confront the Issue...
There are alternatives to spying on your spouse. Here's help in dealing with your suspicious thoughts.
The Three Marriages of Davy Jones
Anita Pollinger was Davy Jones' second wife. Page 3.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Here's a Seven-Step Approach to Getting Your...
Here is a seven-step approach to help the two of you get out of a rut and to repair your marriage.
What You Need to Know before Getting Married in...
Here's how to get married in Alabama. Don't let the marriage license laws of Alabama 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 an Alabama marriage license.
Check Out the US Marriage License Laws by State...
Information on state and country requirements for getting a marriage license.
Meaningful Ways to Say 'I Love You' to Your...
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