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Wedding Anniversary Speech For Husband


Ideas and Tips and Examples To Help You Give A Beautiful Wedding Anniversary Speech For Your Loving Husband


Why You Deserve This


Most men do have this sense of possessiveness. They feel that not being in control of their own lives and their loved ones mean they are out of control.


They only pay attention to what you have to say when they have totally lost control. Even with that, they might not be quick to accept that they are wrong and you are right and just move on.


I know how it feels like to get married to an over-possessive guy, and that makes me feel as though most men are complicated. But, I guess your sweetheart might be cool like cucumber.


By the way, on the occasion of your marriage anniversary, I think you deserve a pat on the back for being there for him all these years. I know it hasn’t been always smooth. Congrats!


Granted, your wedding anniversary is fast approaching and you need to tell your family, friends and the guests how much you really love your man.


I guess yours is as handsome and kind as a prince!


By the way, finding the right words and ideas to express your thoughts in a heartfelt manner can be quite stressful and overwhelming.


What is more, you might get a few words here and there, and you might even worry if those words can make a favorable impression on people who have come to witness your anniversary celebrations.

It is for this reason that I am here this cold afternoon to help you pay glowing tribute to your loving husband, the way you want it.


I don’t know if you are celebrating your 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th,…………10th, 13th, 15th, 20th, 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 45th, 50th, 60th, 70th, or whatever, you can still adapt the ideas I am going to share to making your own speech very special and unique.

So, never ever forget that. Okay. Now, let us get started!


Add Tales To The Mix


Do you love tales? I know a great lady or woman like you do love them. To give your presentation with poise and confidence, you need to tell lots of stories when you are giving your speech.


Put down stories about how you met him, stories about your dating and courtship to when you got married.

Or you can tell your listeners how life has been like ever since you both tied the knot.


Remember that you don’t need to tell lots of stories else it will be very long and winding and your narrative will be hard to follow.

Just stick to a few details and do make sure they follow one another in a coherent and logical manner.

You might want to include a few funny anecdotes as that will make your whole message interesting and very memorable.

You see, any speech that doesn’t use stories is often boring.


Use Jokes And Humor


Central to the above idea might be the need to sprinkle your speech with a few jokes here and there.

Jokes about men and the like when properly added to your speech can make your presentation interesting.


Watch Movies


If you are a movie buff or you like watching romantic movies, then you can get great ideas to help you say what is on your heart.

Well, you might not have enough time to sit through a 2-hour movie.

But, you can still watch a few movies when you want to relax and cool off after a hard day’s work. Better still you can watch a few clips that last for a shorter time, say 5-10 minutes.


The purpose of you watching these wedding or romantic movies might be that you want to get sentences and phrases to help you put your ideas together.


Below are a few romantic lines from movies

"I cannot tell you how thankful I am for our little infinity. I wouldn't trade it for the world. You gave me a forever within the numbered days, and I'm grateful."---- The Fault In Our Stars (2014)


" The you who you are tonight is the same you I was in love with yesterday, the you I’ll be in love with tomorrow.''--- If I Stay (2014)


"I have crossed oceans of time to find you."--- Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)


“I love you very much, probably more than anybody could love another person.”--- 50 First Dates (2004)


"I don’t know if we each have a destiny, or if we’re all just floating around accidental — like on a breeze, but I think maybe it’s both... If there’s anything you need, I won’t be far away.''--- Forrest Gump (1994)

" I vow to fiercely love you in all your forms, now and forever. I promise to never forget that this is a once in a lifetime love. And to always know in the deepest part of my soul that no matter what challenges might carry us apart, we will always find our way back to each other." --- The Vow (2012)

You might want to paraphrase if you intend using any of them.


Also, you can watch wedding anniversary speech videos on any of the video sharing platforms or look them up in the search engines and they will certainly be of great help.


Do watch lots of them and don’t confine yourself to just wedding anniversary speech videos for husband.


You can see those for wife too. You can see those for parents and grandparents as all these search terms will open up the limitless possibilities of you getting tons of rich ideas and thoughts. Get a pen and paper in your hand because you might have this sudden brainwave as you watch video after video.


Wedding Anniversary Speech Samples


Speech examples for a husband can be another powerful motivator for writing your own speech.

But know that you can’t borrow the sample word for word as that will not make your speech very original.


Go Find What You Threw Away


Sometimes, you need not look far to get something down on paper. Let me ask you: Do you still have your bride speech or do you still remember portions of it?

Did you know you can use parts of that account to craft your own speech?


Here’s someone’s bride speech. Let us take a look at excerpts of it and how we can get something from it for our own message.

'' After pursuing my P.H.D I found a good job and had everything I ever need to give me that personal comfort and satisfaction.
As the years rolled by with no one to hold on in hard times, I felt this void in my heart and I lived like a nun.
And so, when Mike came into my life, I experienced a deep sense of joy that flowed through my heart and veins like a never flowing stream.

Well, Mike has been a friend for almost 5 years now but I must admit that I just wanted to know if he was the right guy for me. And I was the right lady for him.

I am someone who believes in the sanctity of marriage and I just didn’t want anything or anyone to toy with my heart.
After he had left college, he told me he loved but I turned this great guy down. Wanting to impress me, he sent me a flower on Valentine’s Day but I was still not convinced that he could feel the void in my life.

Besides, I wanted to test the strength of his heart and character.
But my Mike would never give up. On my last birthday, he arrived looking cute.
I guess he wanted to impress me.

To cut a long story short, we wined and dined and he came over when everyone had left and we talked for like 2 hours.
At a point, he was drenched in sweat and his voice grew rather hoarse as he held my hands.
He got down on one knee and told me that he still wanted to be my best friend.
Suddenly I felt a bit faint-smiled and accepted his proposal.


After, he breathed a big sigh of relief and the mood as if he had won a marathon in record time in an empty stadium.

Today, the story is different. He’s relaxed but I am drenched in sweat as I give my speech.
Kidding aside, I feel like a princess on this beautiful day.


Mike thanks for agreeing to marry me. Your proposal took my breadth and my brains away. Far away…''

It’s an extraordinary thing to meet someone who you can bare your soul to and accept you for what you are. I’ve been waiting, for what seems like a very long time, to get beyond what I am.

With Bella I feel like I have my joy back. My peace of mind back. My hope back.
I always thought that there was this one perfect person for everybody in the world, you know, and when I found you, all my fears and worries faded away.

Every moment spent with you is a moment I treasure

Whenever I'm alone with you
You make me feel like I am home again

Whenever I'm alone with you
You make me feel like I am whole again

Now, we are best friends eternally and we will have to cross so many rivers and climb hills to get to where we want to be. But, I know we will get there.''

Now, our own version of the above.


''Mike tried to impress me the very first time we met on campus back at University.
Later we got married, and I thought he might stop doing that. But, he kept impressing me each day.

What a wonderful friend he has been all these years.

It’s an extraordinary thing to meet someone who you can bare your soul to and accept you for what you are. And I think Mike is that guy my soul had been carving for since I made a decision to settle down.

Mike, every moment spent with you is a moment I treasure.
Whenever I'm alone with you
You make me feel like I am home again

Whenever I'm alone with you
You make me feel like I am whole again

Now, we are best friends eternally and we still have to cross so many rivers and climb hills to get to where we want to be. But, I know we will get there sooner than later. I love you Mike!’’


Did you see how we borrowed a few words from that original speech and simply made it one meant for an anniversary milestone?

Can you do same? I hope you can.


Now, what I want you to do now is to look over this article over and over again.

As you do that, put down ideas that spring in your mind and use them to craft your own wedding anniversary speech for your husband.


Sample Wedding(Marriage) Anniversary Speech For Husband: From A Wife


Ideas, tips and, examples to help you write and give a beautiful wedding anniversary speech for your loving husband- the easy way


How Did You Make It?


I want to salute for staying true to your vows all these years, and I know it has not been always easy.

It has never been, and you deserve all the praise for putting up with your husband no matter what both of you have gone through.


By the way, how did you make it all these years? It is something I really want to know.

You see, when the kitchen gets overheated, most women simply pack off and leave for good.

But I think you are very special person, and I am sure your loving husband is so proud of you.

That’s why I really want you to tell the guests and everyone how much he means to you.


I know you love him with every fiber of your being.


Here is How To Put Down Something Heartfelt


And I want to show an easy way to put down something heartfelt that will deepen your bonds of friendship, and make him fall in love with you more so you can abide in perfect love until your maker calls you home in a good old age.


If you really want to give that wonderful speech you are dreaming of, there is one thing you simply cannot do without. Know what that is? Ok….let me give you 5 minutes to see if you know what it is.

Okay okay…let me help you with that answer.  The answer is


Sample Wedding Anniversary Speeches For Your Husband


Not only do they contain lots of examples, they also making the whole writing thing so much easier as you are able to pick ideas here and there to help you write a unique wedding anniversary speech for your husband.

Today, I’d like to show you such a fantastic sample.

So, sit down, relax, you may take a sheet of paper and jot down ideas that you find useful as you through this piece with me.

Now, here is the example. Before then, listen to this crucial piece of advice.

You see, whenever you are asked to speak before an audience, you have to tell the guests who you are, and thank for their support, well-wishes, and anniversary gifts.


Here’s An Example You Are Looking For


‘’Welcome every one. It gives me great pleasure to see Eric and I surrounded by family and friends and neighbors who care so much about us.

A lot of you had to fly in here all the way from Perth, Australia, and it would be remiss on my part if I do not thank you all for coming tonight.

Just this morning, I received lots of phone calls and emails and messages on my phones and it made me so excited that you all care about us.

Not only, we want to thank you for your kindness and gifts….’’

I hope the sample intro has made things easier!

However, this woman didn’t do that. But Ashlee’s entire speech is still a great piece you can critically study.

Here are the first few opening lines

'' Five years ago today, we became husband and wife. At 25 and 21, we were just a couple of kids madly in love.

We didn’t know a lot back then, but we knew one thing for certain: we belonged together.

And now, half a decade later, I can say with absolute certainty that the past five years have been the best of my entire life. I’m only 26 so maybe that’s not saying very much, but I mean it all the same.''


Did you see how the speaker beautifully captures her audience’s attention from the get-go?


Do This If You Want The Audience To Really Love You


Anytime, you open your speech with a bang, you stand a great chance of wowing  your husband, family and the entire wedding guests.


Aside from what you have seen here, there are a few ways to grab the attention of the audience and I am happy to share a few pointers and ideas with you.


First, you can relive when you got married and what your dreams were for the future.

Second, you can also say why the wedding anniversary means so much to you. Embellish the reasons you give with a beautiful story about your marriage.

Third, you can simply express gratitude to a few persons who have been helpful in your walk together.

Fourth, you can begin with a love or marriage quotes or endurance in marriage.

Please note: The quote or whatever you are using should be in sync with the theme of your speech overall.

Here are a few marriage quotes you can use when you want to say something sweet about your husband and your entire marriage.

  • You know you have found love when you can’t find your way back. Robert Brault
  • Marriage is meant to be more about your surrender than about your satisfaction. Scott Means
  • Then the LORD God said, ‘It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.” The Holy Bible, Genesis 2:18


  • Whenever you’re in conflict, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude. William James
  • The success of marriage comes not in finding the “right” person, but in the ability of both partners to adjust to the real person they inevitably realize they married. John Fischer

You can paraphrase any of these quotes to make it your own. If you can’t do that, then you have to acknowledge your source or the author. Again, you can use your favorite quote.


After the introduction is the body and it forms the crux of your entire wedding anniversary speech for your husband.


See what Ashlee came up with


''I don’t tell you this as often as I should, but I love being your wife. In fact, I’m proud to be your wife. You continue to amaze me year after year with your ability to selflessly love me.

Like just a few weeks ago when you left a whole bowl of uneaten cereal on the counter because we only had enough milk for one.

You left for work without breakfast so I could still enjoy mine. Or like the time you gave me money from your cash envelope so I could get a pedicure after I spent my entire budget on who knows what.

Or like just yesterday when you willingly woke up at 5:00am to go to work early so you could be home by 6:00 to watch Everett while I went out for the night.

You would do anything for me. You put up with me and my shenanigans, day in and day out. You even put up with me while I was pregnant for nine months, and for that, you deserve more than a blog post, you deserve a trophy. ''

Please kindly re-read these lines:

'' You have supported me for five years through three jobs, and were always the first person to tell me to quit when I wasn’t happy.

You were the one telling me “you can” when I didn’t think I could, the one telling me “you will” when I didn’t think I would.

You have supported my writing, my photography, and every other tiny venture I’ve taken on, all without blinking an eye or making me feel guilty once.''

What do you think or make of it? If you said it reflects the speaker’s deepest admiration for his husband, congrats! We are getting somewhere!

Don’t worry if you didn’t give the right answer because I am here to help you understand what you have to do, so get ready.


Why You Should Save a Heart And Soul


To write the body of your speech so well, you might perhaps borrow what has been used for this sample wedding anniversary speech. If you want yours to be unique, then you better pay attention.

There are ways to put the body of your speech together and here are ways to do just that.


First, you can simply express your feelings for your husband in simple terms.

Second, you can tell everyone how your relationship has evolved over the years and how you have been able to overcome all the odds life threw at you.

Again, you can recall what your marriage goals or visions were and how you both have worked as a united team to achieve those dreams.

Next, you know what? Most people don’t do this but I think you should give it a try.

And that has got to do with how sincere you are when telling your love story. Can you come out and tell the guests a few problems you faced and how you stemmed the tide?

How about pinpointing your differences and how you worked to bridge the gap?

The reason being that, there are so many people who might be having relationship challenges and want you to inspire them.

Thanks to your speech, you can give them hope.


Here Is A Very Short Example


Though you tend to expect the very best when you are joined in body, soul and spirit, some violent storms of life might you hard and you might be wondering if you can make it.

I know someone in this room might be going through some great difficulties in their marriage and wish it all comes to an end. If you are thinking like that, I have some good news for you.

I once thought that way too, but, I went back to re-read my marriage vows and watched our wedding video, and asked myself over and over again if I really meant what I said on that day.

As I reflected, it dawned on me that all loving couples go through hell at one point or the other. The difference between those who give up and those who don’t is their willingness to……patience….’’


Don’t you think these lines will birth hope in someone going through tough times?

You can also recount funny incidents and make something out of it, and you are ready to go.

Ask yourself this question. Can you list five ways your husband has made you a better person? Put them down and write something around that and people will see the thoughtfulness in you.


Be bold and tell everyone how he has put up with you. An example in the sample being these lines by Ashlee:'' You put up with me and my shenanigans, day in and day out''


While typing this I am reminded of a very simple way to make your speech short, sincere and very very unique.


Let’s say your husband is called Dan right? The D could stand for diligence. A could stand for adaptability. And C could stand for courtesy.

Now, we have Diligence, Adaptability, and Courtesy. Can you for example pick up the D and write why your husband is very diligent? How about the word adaptability?


And even courtesy? Write stories around those adjectives and piece it together and your anniversary speech for your husband will be very memorable.

Ever heard or seen someone do that? You better take that route.

Finally, you can recount what you are yet to achieve and what you hope to get together in the coming years.

As seen in the last part of our sample anniversary speech for your husband

See below

'' You’re an amazing dad, and an even better husband, which is saying a lot. Our marriage is far from perfect, but I honestly believe it’s getting better and better with each passing day.

Thank you for loving me the way that you do. Cheers to the second half of this decade, and many many more to come. I love you, Brett Gadd. Always have, always will. ''