What to Write in an Anniversary Card

Because every year spent together counts, and deserves to be celebrated – we’ve gathered all the best anniversary messages for you to find the right words to write in your anniversary card this year.

Whether you’re celebrating your first year together or your 50th wedding anniversary, we have plenty of funny, thoughtful and sarcastic messages to leave a smile on your partner’s face. Our anniversary messages can also be adapted to husbands or wives and boyfriends or girlfriends. Read on to find that perfect something to say!

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Anniversary Messages for Your Wife or Girlfriend

Funny Anniversary Messages

1. Bon anniversaire to us!
2. Who would have thought we would make it another year without killing each other?
3. I love you like John Snow loves his aunt.
4. Happy anniversary – I’m amazed you’re still with me!
5. I still can’t believe you said YES!
6. My love for you is eternal – even when we get old and wrinkly. I promise!
7. Honestly, I’m amazed you’ve made it this far with me. Thank you!
8. To my favourite duvet snatcher… happy anniversary!
9. Happy anniversary, just thought you should know…. I still would.
10. I think I may have developed some sort of attachment to you.

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Thoughtful Anniversary Messages

1. Thank you for an amazing year, here’s to many more together!
2. I’m so grateful to have found you and that you said yes.
3. To my beautiful, thoughtful, and caring wife – thank you for being you, I love you.
4. Since we got married, I’ve never felt so fulfilled and happy. Cheers to us on this day!
5. All the words in the world can’t describe how I feel about you. I’ve been in love with you since the day we met.
6. Thank you for putting up with all my faults and celebrating all my good qualities. I love you.
7. You are my strength and I never want to lose you. Happy anniversary my love.
8. We are timeless. Together, we will always have stability, friendship, laughter and joy. I love you.
9. “You are my sun, my moon, and all of my stars.” E.E. Cummings
10. I love you not only for what you are but for what I am when we’re together. Happy anniversary!

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Cute Anniversary Messages

1. You give me all the feels.
2. I’m so lucky to have found you. Happy anniversary!
3. Loved you yesterday, love you still, always have, always will.
4. All of me loves all of you. Happy anniversary.
5. No one else would understand our relationship, and no one else in this world would understand me the way you do. Happy anniversary!
6. Every love story is beautiful, but ours is my favourite. Happy anniversary to us!
7. I’ve fallen in love many times. Always with you.
8. I love us just the way we are :).

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Rude Anniversary Messages

1. There’s no one I’d rather annoy the sh** out of, than you!
2. Happy anniversary! We’re really rocking this marriage sh** aren’t we!
3. No one makes me less of a miserable ba***** than you. Thanks honey!
4. True love is being completely committed to someone even when they are being a giant… ****.
5. I can’t imagine living a life without you. I’d probably be doing the dishes, laundry and cooking by myself. So I’ll stick with you 😉
6. Congratulations – you’re the perfect choice for my first wife!

Anniversary Messages for Your Husband or Boyfriend

Funny Anniversary Messages

1. Happy anniversary, you get less time for murder.
2. You’re fit, you’re funny and you’re a complete and utter perv! Everything I wanted 😊
3. Sometimes I really want to kill you, I don’t do it though – as I’d probably miss you…
4. Thanks for not swiping left 😉 Love you hubby!
5. Here’s to me, I have loved you for another 365 days! Now, get me a large drink!
6. I’ve always wanted what’s best for you – which is obviously me!
7. Hurrayyy we haven’t killed each other yet! Happy anniversary.
8. Every day I appreciate you but today you get a card to prove it…

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Rude Anniversary Card Messages

1. You’re a pr***, but I love you.
2. I love you, you sexy beast.
3. You are a **** head, but I do love you.
4. Here’s to another year of putting up with each other’s sh**!
5. Here’s to growing old and disgraceful with you 😉
6. Marrying you was easy, getting you into bed was even easier!
7. I still love you, even if you ALWAYS fart in your sleep.
8. I still love you… even though you annoy the hell out of me.
9. Here’s to growing old and disgusting together.

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Cute Anniversary Card Messages

1. Happy “got married” day!
2. Thanks for tolerating me!
3. 7 billion people on the planet and you’re my favourite. Happy anniversary!
4. Thanks for always being there when I need you most. Happy anniversary honey!
5. Big hugs for my chubby hubby on our anniversary.
6. When I’m with you, I love how I can just be myself. Thank you, for always letting me be me 🙂
7. Let’s be weird and wonderful together, forever.

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Sarcastic Anniversary Card Messages

1. I’ve decided you can stay for now…
2. Here’s a folded piece of paper to celebrate making it our paper anniversary without needing divorce papers.
3. Congrats to us, I’m not bored of you yet!
4. Congrats on being my husband for another year!
5. Congratulations! Cheers to another year of suffering and misery.
6. You’re (probably) my favourite husband. Happy anniversary!

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