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Happy Anniversary Messages and Wishes

Writer Fox enjoys helping people find the right words to express their feelings on special occasions.

Happy anniversary wishes—messages to share with your loved one on your anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes—messages to share with your loved one on your anniversary

How to Say "Happy Anniversary"

Need help figuring out how to send anniversary wishes to someone? With over 50 "happy anniversary" messages, greetings, and cards, this is a good place to start.

You may print any of these greetings as a folded card following the instructions in the video at the bottom of this page. You may also send one of the marriage anniversary greetings as an email. Just right-click on the wish you want to send and copy/paste it to your email.

Sending a wish to your spouse on your anniversary by email is a fantastic way to say, "I love you." You can read the text messages to send for wedding anniversaries following the graphics in each section.

You may use any of these anniversary wishes for personal use.

Happy Anniversary Card

Happy Anniversary Card

Wishes for Spouses

How do you find a new way to say "I love you" to your spouse on your wedding anniversary?

In this collection, you will find messages for husbands to send to their wives and for wives to send to their husbands. These messages are perfect for sending in an email, or they can be used to create printable cards.

You can also print these messages and fold them to create cards. If you need help with this, watch the video at the bottom of this page to find out how to print and make a card from the message you choose. You might also consider picking one of the messages below to use as the cover of your card and write your personal greeting inside.


If You've Been Married for a Few Years . . .

These notes are reminders of how important the marriage is to the sender of the message. As is appropriate, the messages reflect back and look forward.

The image below is for a husband to send to his wife. If you really don't know what to say to your wife on your anniversary, this greeting covers it all:


Below is the same message, only this one is from a wife to her husband. This is what every man wants to hear from his wife:


A Celebratory Gift Idea

What a heartwarming way to celebrate your relationship with coffee and breakfast in bed. This charming cup was designed by folk artist Lorrie Veasey and is made of high-quality dolomite ceramic.

This message reads:

"Our love is the most important thing in my life and I am thankful for the day I met you. Thank you for sharing your life with me."

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Inside the rim is written:

"The bonds we have are ever lasting."

The cup has surrounding design, front and back. It is the perfect greeting to start the memorable day.

Humorous Wishes for a Spouse

If being mushy isn't your style, these are meant for you. The wishes below are cartoon ones that are certain to make your spouse smile:

Let your spouse know that the sparks are still flying and that he or she is 'still the one':


Convey Messages of Love to Your Special Someone

Remember the words of the famous writer George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans):

"I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved."

An anniversary is the time to say "I love you" to your spouse. The greetings below will convey that message of love.

These special notes for your husband or wife are designed to touch the heart and become special memories that spouses will want to keep.

The quotation below is from the novel The Notebook, which was made into an award-winning movie in 2004:


Heartfelt Sentiments

These meaningful messages for spouses are designed to warm the heart:

Romantic Wishes

These romantic wishes are popular choices to send to your loved one:

A Medical Love Note

Is a medical career part of your marriage, or has one of you had medical issues this year? This wish sends a special message just for you:

Heartbeat Anniversary Wish

Heartbeat Anniversary Wish

Add a Dash of Music

Is music a big part of your lives? This anniversary wish is for people who would rather read music than text. It's not one of those annoying, singing e-cards, but the words do sing "love."


For Long-Term Commitments

These messages are for a mature love and are perfect for people who are older or who have been married for a number of years:

Playful Sentiments

These wishes are playful and full of whimsy:

For the Golden Years

This video and the card below it are perfect for the couple approaching their golden years of retirement together:

Happy Anniversary Message for Golden Years

Happy Anniversary Message for Golden Years

Send Your Lover Some Texts

These are some text messages that can accompany the graphics above or be used to make your loved one feel special any time of the year.

  • "Thank you for the best years of my life."
  • "Here's to another wonderful year of loving you."
  • "Even after all this while, nothing warms me like your smile."
  • "Being married to you is waking up every day with the girl/man of my dreams."
  • "It's that time of year again: time to relive our honeymoon."
  • "I still have such a big crush on you."
  • "They say opposites attract. Sure worked for us!"
  • "After all these years, you still light my fire!"
  • "I love you." (Send this with heart made of hands.)
  • "You are my love story."
  • "The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That's what I hope to give you forever." – Nicholas Sparks
  • "I know I promised 'for better or for worse'; but it just keeps getting better!"
  • "Home is where my heart is, because you are there."
  • "Our love is a never-ending story for all eternity."
  • "Looking for love, the road stopped at you, and I've never looked back."
  • "Our names are carved together forever."
  • "Meeting you was the miracle that changed my life and led to the day we became man and wife."
  • "Meeting you was the best day of my life. Marrying you was the second."
  • "You are the light of my life."
  • "A year's journey traveling around the sun is often no picnic; it is traveling with you that makes the journey worthwhile."
  • "You are my heartbeat."
  • "You are my love song."
  • "Two hearts that beat as one, that is what we have become."
  • "Since the day that we said 'I do,' I cherish every year of 'happily ever after' with you!"
  • "The only thing I regret about marrying you is not meeting you sooner."
  • "From the moment that we said 'I do,' I have loved being married to you."
  • "Together, we are one heart."
  • "You are the sweetness in my life. Happy Anniversary, Honey!"
  • "I only have eyes for you." – Larry Dubin
  • "I'm on the top of the world loving you."
  • "Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made." – Robert Browning

Celebrating Someone Else's Anniversary

These "happy anniversary" messages are for you to send to the couple celebrating their anniversary.

Here you will find greetings for all personality types and for all stages of commitment. There's something here for every couple—for couples you know well and for those you don't. These messages from friends and family members are always appreciated.

The text messages in the graphics are listed at the end of this section.

Toast a Couple

Celebrations are the order of the day when a couple has an anniversary. You can't go wrong with a champagne toast and accompanying best wishes.

For Noting a Particularly Special Kind of Love

These sentiments are for couples who share a special love that's plain to see:

Cheerful, Lighthearted Sentiments

These are cheerful, lighthearted greetings for friends or relatives: