120 Happy Anniversary Wishes to Write in a Card

Last updated: October 30, 2022

Looking for amazing happy anniversary wishes to show your partner (or even parents and friends) just how much you care? You've come to the right place! Say "Happy Anniversary" to your wife or husband, or a special couple you know, with these heartfelt anniversary wishes, sayings, quotes, and poems.

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From romantic and sweet anniversary wishes for your girlfriend to milestone anniversary wishes for your rock, it's all on this page. If you're finding it difficult to find the perfect words for your sweetheart, you're sure to find the words to wish your special someone a happy wedding anniversary here!

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To your Husband / Wife / Partner:

To Husband | To Wife | To Boyfriend/Girlfriend | On Raising Children Together | Romantic | Funny | 1st Anniversary | Milestone Anniversary | Short | Sweet | Quotes | Poems

To a Couple:

To Parents | To Friends | Friends' Milestone Anniversary

Happy Anniversary To Your Husband

You might see your handsome hubby every day of the week, but that doesn't make your anniversary any less special. If you're staring at a blank piece of paper and wondering, "what should I say to my husband on our anniversary?", don't give up! Instead, speak from the heart and see where it takes you. Here's some inspiration to get you started.

How lucky am I to have a man like you in my life? Here's to many more years of love and happiness together.

Grow old along with me. The best is yet to be.
~ Robert Browning

To my one and only love, can you believe that we've come so far from where we began? What a magnificent journey! And the company really has been first class. Happy Anniversary!

Another year passed... another year of adventures, worries, and happy moments that we've shared. May many more of these happy years come our way - I couldn't have found a better person to share them with!

You make me so happy every day. Today, let's celebrate all the amazing memories we've made! Happy Anniversary!

To my husband, you always know how to keep things fresh and exciting. With you, I know that the coming years will be a wonderful adventure. Happy Anniversary, Handsome!

You make me feel blessed every day to have such a loving and responsible husband. Thank you for being such an important part of my life! Happy Anniversary.

Thank you for being my husband, my partner, my lover, and my best friend. Happy Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary To Your Wife

Wondering what's the perfect way to wish "Happy Anniversary" to your wife? It's easy to get stumped when trying to express what we feel. There's no shame in keeping it short and sweet. Here are some happy anniversary wishes to help you get started.

I am so lucky to have fallen in love with my best friend. Happy Anniversary to my Dear Wife!

I don't know where I'd be without you, and I never want to find out. Here's to many years of love and happiness ahead!

You have made me a better person by loving me for who I am. Thank you for being there for me always. Happy Anniversary Darling!

Being with you makes me feel like celebrating every single day. I have been blessed with you by my side, and I cherish you. I love you! Happy Anniversary!

Your love has changed my life completely! I look forward to more amazing and adventurous years with you. Happy Anniversary Darling.

[X] years ago today, you made me the happiest man on earth. And I still feel like I'm the luckiest!

Today, we celebrate the best decision I ever made. Happy Anniversary, my Beautiful Wife.

If I had my life to live over again, next time I would find you sooner so that I could love you longer. Happy Anniversary to us!

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Happy Anniversary Wishes for Boyfriend or Girlfriend

Are you asking yourself, what should I say to my girlfriend on our anniversary? Finding the right words can be difficult, especially with a relatively new relationship. It's so important to celebrate the first anniversary as an important event, in what will hopefully become a long, happy relationship! Just write your message with as much affection as you can, and you'll do great.

It's been a year, and you're still my dream come true. Happy Anniversary to the most thoughtful [boyfriend/girlfriend] in the world!

Wow! It's been another year, already? Time flies when you're having fun. Happy Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary to someone I can talk to, laugh with, cry with, and cause some trouble with. To my partner-in-crime!

You have been my love, my strength, and my inspiration. I love you so much. Happy Anniversary to my Better Half!

To my teammate, my rock, and my best friend, Happy Anniversary!

Happy first-date anniversary to us! You bowled me over then, and you still do!

When I'm around you, I know that I can be myself entirely. You are the only person I can say that about, and that's what makes you so special. Happy Anniversary!

Nobody else could understand the relationship between us. And, no one else in this world would understand me the way you do. Happy Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary - On Raising Children Together

Marriage is a huge adventure, but raising children together is a whole new level! When you have a family together, you go through so many challenges and so many joys. Your newfound respect for each other as parents can be a great thing to write about in your anniversary message.

All these years, you have been amazing. As a [Mom/Dad] to our kids and as my love. I have always been happy in your arms, and I can tell that we'll be happy together for the rest of our days. Thank you for everything. Happy Anniversary, My Darling.

Watching you spend time with our kids reminds me of what an amazing [husband/wife] you have always been and what a truly extraordinary [Mom/Dad] you have become. Happy Anniversary to the love of my life and the [Father/Mother] of my children!

Thank you for giving an amazing example of love and caring to our children. They grow stronger and kinder each day because of you. Happy Anniversary!

This is our first anniversary as parents. I'm so grateful to be sharing this adventure with someone so wonderful, and I look forward to all the love, laughter, and wonder ahead for us.

Am I looking forward to more years like this one? Sign me up!! One day, our beautiful children will retell the story of our love. And my only wish is for them to find a wonderful marriage like ours.

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Romantic Happy Anniversary Wishes

Anniversaries are the time for romance, seduction, and bringing out all those honest, strong words of love and kindness that you feel. After all, it's YOUR day! A little romance can be its own gift on an anniversary. So get in touch with your romantic side, light some candles, look into your partner's eyes, and dare to be romantic.

365 days of being the Big Spoon to your Little Spoon, and I wouldn't change a thing. I want to sleep next to you every day for the rest of our lives. Happy Anniversary!

When I found you, I knew you would be the one who can understand me perfectly. I love the way we communicate, share our memories, and are always there to support each other. Happy Anniversary!

You're as sexy as the day I met you. I can't wait until we can be alone together tonight. Happy Anniversary!

Another year to create precious memories together. Another year for discovering new things to love about each other. And another year to strengthen our amazing bond. I'll always be there for you. Happy Anniversary, my Love.

The way you love me, the way you touch my life makes me wish that the journey will never end. Thanks for making me feel special and [handsome/beautiful] every day. Happy Anniversary!

Funny Happy Anniversary Wishes

There are times when we say "I love you" with tears in our eyes. It can also be said with tears of laughter and fun. Bring a smile to your loved one's face with a funny, affectionate tone in your anniversary message.

Same day and time next year? Happy Anniversary!

You truly are the only one I want to annoy for the rest of my life. Happy Anniversary!

Marriage is... finding someone to put up with your crap, who still admires your weird little ways, and who still says they love you at the end of the day.

See, I told you I wouldn't forget. Happy Anniversary!

Marriage is a relationship in which one is always right, and the other is the husband!

I'll love you even when we're old and wrinkly. Happy Anniversary!

A wedding band is the smallest handcuff ever made, I'm glad I chose my cellmate wisely.
~ Anonymous

They say your partner becomes your other half. These days, it's hard to do things without you... especially this anniversary celebration. Happy Anniversary - we're better together!

Happy First Anniversary Wishes

Your first wedding anniversary celebrates a special moment in time. You've both come a long way, and now you're looking towards the future together. It's the perfect moment to toast the love that brought you together.

One whole year of seeing your smile every day. Isn't the honeymoon phase wonderful? Happy Anniversary! I can't want to grow old with you.

When we married a year ago, you made my dreams come true. Now every day since then has been like a fairy tale. I'm looking forward to all of our new adventures. Happy Anniversary to my [handsome husband / beautiful wife]!

From the moment I met you, I knew that you were something special. Now, here we are, a year after our marriage, and I'm still falling deeper in love with you every day. We have so much worth celebrating! Happy Anniversary.

I can't believe how much we've grown together in just a year. Who knew that learning to love, support, and cherish each other would be so rewarding? So cheers, my love, to one year down and forever to go!

I'm so lucky you chose me. And I'm pretty sure you feel the same! Happy Anniversary, My Love.

On our first wedding anniversary, I hope that your heart keeps beating for me, as it did on our wedding day. I know that my heart will keep beating for you!

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Milestone Happy Anniversary Wishes

As a society, we celebrate longevity. Milestone anniversaries are an achievement and testament to a strong love and commitment to each other. Marriage can be hard work at times, and pure bliss at other times. Long relationships offer you a lot to celebrate and many happy memories to draw upon.

[10/20/30] years ago, when we were married, I knew we had found true love. Things change every day, but this remains constant. I can't wait to spend my next forever with you. Happy Anniversary, My Love.

A perfect marriage is just two imperfect people who refuse to give up on each other. You know how I know we're perfect for each other? Because we've made it [10/20/30] years. Happy Anniversary!

Now that we're older, it's time to be real. Love isn't perfect. It hasn't been a fairy tale or a storybook all the time. It's all about overcoming obstacles and working through challenges. Every year, we fight to be together, holding on and never letting go. But for all that, every second has been completely, utterly, astoundingly worth it because we've done it together. Happy [10th/20th/30th] Anniversary!

[Ten/Twenty/Thirty] years of marriage and mayhem! You've made me so happy through every single one. Happy Anniversary!

May our journey of love continue to be a great one. May the road ahead of us be full of support, care, and understanding. Happy Anniversary to my better half!

To another year of sharing sunsets and dreams. Happy Anniversary My Love!

The best things in life are better with you. Our [10/20/30] years of marriage have taught me to treasure every moment.

We're celebrating [10/20/30] years together, and I love you more than ever!

Short Anniversary Wishes

Like to keep things short and to the point? Use one of these short anniversary messages, and your partner will have no doubt how much you mean to them - today and every day of the year!

Happy Anniversary my love. I'm so blessed to call you my amazing [wife/husband].

Happy Anniversary to my weird and wonderful [wife/husband]! I love you!

I love sharing the joys of life with you. You are incredibly appreciated. Happy Anniversary!

My best friend, soul-mate, and my [wife/husband], I couldn't have wished for more. I love you so much. Happy Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary! I am so thankful God chose you for me.

You really are the greatest (husband/wife) in the world! Happy Anniversary!

Thank you for all the wonderful days we've shared, and here's to many more wonderful days ahead. Happy Anniversary, I love you!

Happy Anniversary to my beautiful, clever, funny, darling [wife/husband]. I love you!

Thank you for being a loving [husband/wife], and taking such good care of our family. Happy Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary to my (beautiful wife/darling husband). I love you to the moon and back!

Sweet Anniversary Wishes

Want to tell your sweetheart just how you feel on your special day? These sweet anniversary wishes for your partner will help you do just that!

Happy Anniversary to my darling [wife/husband]. Thank you for all that you do for our family. I am so blessed to have you by my side as we grow old together. I love you!

What a beautiful love story we're writing together. Thank you for being such an amazing partner in life. I love you! Happy Anniversary!

We're many years into our married life, and I still am head over heels in love with you. It's the simple moments of laughter and fun that make our marriage so special. I look forward to creating more memories together as we walk through life. Thank you for all you do to make each of my days so wonderful. Happy Anniversary!

Can you believe that we've been married for (insert number of) years?! They say time flies when you're having fun. What an amazing journey we've been on, I'm so blessed to travel this road with you by my side. Happy Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary to my darling [wife/husband]. Thinking fondly of the day we said "I do" and all the adventures that we have shared since our wedding day. I love you!

Happy Anniversary to my soulmate and best friend. I love sharing my days with you, and I hope we are blessed with many more years together.

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Anniversary Quotes

This selection of anniversary quotes and sayings can be used as inspiration for part of a heartfelt anniversary message written in a card. There are many wise words from historical figures and traditional proverbs on love.

Grow old along with me. The best is yet to be."
~ Robert Browning

"Love doesn't make the world go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile."
~ Franklin P. Jones

"Marriage is a mosaic you build with your spouse. Millions of tiny moments that create your love story."
~ Jennifer Smith

"Enjoy the little things in life... For one day you'll look back and realize they were the big things."
~ Kurt Vonnegut

"No road is long with good company."
~ Turkish Proverb

"We're all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness - and call it love - true love."
~ Robert Fulghum

"To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with."
~ Mark Twain

"One thing you learn in a long marriage is how many sneezes to wait before saying, 'Bless you'."
~ Robert Brault

"I choose you. And I'll choose you over and over and over. Without pause, without a doubt, in a heartbeat. I'll keep choosing you."
~ Unknown

"Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife."
~ Franz Schubert

"Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction."
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

"Because of you, I laugh a little harder, cry a little less, and smile a lot more."
~ Unknown.

"Love is a friendship set to music."
~ E. Joseph Cossman

"Love is friendship set on fire, and you are my spark."
~ French love saying.

"Before I met you I never knew what it was like to look at someone and smile for no reason."
~ Anon.

"It's been said that you only truly fall in love once, but I don't believe it. Every time I see you, I fall in love all over again."
~ Anon.

"Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same."
~ Emily Bronte

"Each day I love you more. Today more than yesterday, and less than tomorrow. "
~ Rosemonde Gerard

"When I say I love you more, I don't mean I love you more than you love me. I mean I love you more than the bad days ahead of us, I love you more than any fight we will ever have. I love you more than the distance between us, I love you more than any obstacle that could try and come between us. I love you the most."
~ Unknown

"Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate."
~ Barnette R. Brickner

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Anniversary Poems

Why not add an anniversary poem to your wishes this year? If your partner is inspired by beautiful poems, these are short enough to include in a Happy Anniversary greeting card message.

I love thee, I love but thee
With a love that shall not die
'Till the sun grows cold
And the stars grow old.
~ William Shakespeare

I asked God for a flower,
he gave me a bouquet
I asked God for a minute,
he gave me a day
I asked God for true love,
he gave me that too
I asked for an angel and
he gave me you.
~ Anon.

Thank you for your sweet, sweet love
You'll never truly know
Just how happy you make me
And how much I love you so.
~ Anon.

You are the sun in my day, the wind in my sky,
The waves in my ocean, and the beat in my heart...
~ Anon.

Happy Anniversary To Your Parents

Your parents' marriage is likely an inspiration to you. Seeing how they interact may have shaped how you understand love and your own relationships. On their anniversary, be sure to let them know how much their loving example has meant to you.

To my parents on your anniversary: Your love and commitment continually set the bar high for all other marriages. Have a wonderful anniversary!

To my amazing parents, you still make marriage look easy! Wishing you a day to remember! Happy Anniversary!

Every time I see you, I know that you two were made for each other. Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad!

Growing up around your love has inspired me to believe in true love. Thanks to you, my standards are high, and I know that my love means something special and beautiful. Happy Anniversary to my parents!

Thanks for being wonderful parents and for your lasting commitment to each other. In all my years, I've never once wondered whether you loved each other, or me. It was always so clear.

Your commitment in good and bad times has taught us teamwork. Your tolerance for each other's habits has taught us patience. And your support during each other's crises has taught us solidarity. Through your lives, you have taught us how to live. Happy Anniversary!

From the time you started reading me stories, I knew you were a fairy tale couple yourselves. May you have many more chapters to this love story. Happy Anniversary!

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Happy Anniversary to Friends

When it comes to your close married friends, you may like to wish them a happy wedding anniversary. It's nice to draw on your memories of them as a couple, especially if you were present at their wedding. Let them know that you support and admire their love and commitment.

Wishing you the happiness of a lifetime. Happy Anniversary!

On your anniversary, may you both be blessed with love, joy, and happiness to last a whole lifetime!

What a great day for a stroll down memory lane! Take some time today to remember and cherish all the beautiful times you have shared. To many more, Happy Anniversary!

To my favorite couple, I hope all of your dreams come true. But it looks like the two of you already have that taken care of! Happy Anniversary, Love Birds!

As a couple, your amazing and unique story is just beginning to unfold. We're so excited to see the next part as you write it together. Happy Anniversary!

Love is like a fun and wild roller coaster... So, hang on and enjoy the ride!

You two go together like salt with pepper, bacon with eggs, and peanut butter and jelly. Happy Anniversary!

The two of you possess the kind of love that everyone aspires to find. May your hearts always remain as caring and passionate as when you fell in love. Happy Anniversary!

Milestone Anniversary Wishes to Friends

Landmark anniversaries are an inspiration to us all. They represent lasting love, commitment, and fond memories. If you're still wondering what to say to a couple on their anniversary, encourage them and let them know how inspirational you find their love to be.

Happy [10th/20th/30th] Anniversary! I always knew you two had something special.

Your [10/20/30] years of marriage are an inspiration to us all. May your love continue to grow and blossom each new year.

Wishing you happiness, joy, and love on your [10th/20th/30th] anniversary!

When you withstand the tests of time, you emerge as a stronger, happier couple. Congratulations on [10/20/30] years of marriage and cheers to [10/20/30] more!

[10/20/30] isn't just a number. It's good times, tough stuff, and lasting memories. It's the two of you, and it's love. Happy Anniversary!

Remember, the first [10/20/30] years are the hardest! Happy Anniversary!

Wishing you a very Happy Anniversary as you celebrate another year of love and compassion. May you have many more years together filled with love, happiness, and prosperity.

Happy Anniversary! Your love has withstood the test of time and is an inspiration to us all each day. May you have many more anniversaries to come.

Another year has passed, and you continue to show the world that true love does exist. Happy Anniversary!

I can't believe you two have been married for [10/20/30] years! You seem just as in love with each other as you did on your wedding day. Here's wishing you many more years of happiness together!

Free Printable Anniversary Cards

Check out our sweet collection of printable anniversary cards to give to your husband, wife, or partner, and let them know how special they truly are! There are also some lovely card designs to celebrate your parents' or a friend's anniversary too.

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