The tradition of giving gifts on particular wedding anniversary celebrations originated in Medieval Europe when Germans would present wreaths to wives of 25 or 50 years. Silver symbolized harmony and was presented after 25 years. Prior to the 1930′s other year markers were celebrated to include the 1st anniversary, 5th, 10th and so forth. Over time this has evolved to traditional and modern symbols with every specific flowers that are chosen to celebrate the number of years. The following list of happy anniversary messages are intended to be humorous and provide great ideas for friends who wish to celebrate along the joyous couple.
A day of loving. A week of quarrel. A month of war. A year of marriage. Happy Anniversary!
Being married is like being in a battlefield. You have to always prepare yourself for the war. Happy Anniversary though!
Congratulations on another anniversary that proves that you are blessed with each other.
Congratulations! Cheers to another year of suffering and misery.
Each anniversary that passes it gets a little easier for me to accept that fact that you will be stuck with me for the rest of my life.
God proved his sense of humor when he matched you and me together. He also proved He’s a genius.
Good thing you are better at forgiving me than I am of making your life difficult. Happy belated Anniversary! Will you forgive me again?
Happy Anniversary to a couple of people who probably shouldn’t have gotten married, but somehow have made it work all these years.
Happy Anniversary! Now if I can just remember your birthday this year.
Here’s to two imperfect pieces that fit together perfectly.
I am happy to know two amazing people who have been together for an amazing amount of time. That’s you two!
I can’t imagine where I’d be without you… I’d probably be dead.
I probably wouldn’t have made it this long being married, but I can’t remember how to wash my socks from my bachelor years. Come to think of it, I don’t think I ever did know how to wash my socks.
I was going to get you an anniversary card, but I thought it more fitting that I get you a sympathy card for our anniversary. Misery loves company.
If I had to choose to do it all over again I would marry you again… I’m not so sure about having the kids though
If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?
I’m wishing you guys another great year together.
It’s that magical time of the year again. Oh wait, it isn’t Christmas. It’s just our anniversary.
Love is like war: Easy to begin but hard to end.
Marriage means commitment. Of course, so does insanity.
No matter what happens, I know that I can depend on you. Maybe that’s why I do so many stupid things. Happy Anniversary!
Old age is when it takes you longer to get over a good time than to have it.
Thanks for being a couple of role models of marriage. Happy Anniversary!
The best part of being married to you is that I know you won’t testify against me if I’m ever on trial. I wouldn’t testify against you either, even if you killed me.
The longer you’re with someone the more you rub off on each other. So I don’t expect that at this point there is much of you left as individuals.
The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.
Today we celebrate your most difficult accomplishment, staying married to me all these years.
We’re hoping you two are blessed with many more years together.
What an awesome thing it is to be together for so long. Congratulations!
You two are an inspiration to those who are blessed to know you.
Almost half of marriages have secrets when it comes to spending and debt. An estimated 46% of married couples have a spouse that is currently paying off debt that their partner is unaware of. This is due to the desired avoidance in an argument while 20% are concerned it will end their relationship. The below infographic outlines interesting statistics and facts of the spending habit in marriages.