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Mrs. Spring
Master April 2021

Which anniversary?!

Mrs. Spring, on April 13, 2021 at 2:35 PM Posted in Married Life 0 31
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For those of you marrying on a day that is NOT your relationship anniversary, which date (relationship or wedding) will you make a bigger deal out of going forward? Or will you celebrate both dates?

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Latest activity by Mrs. Spring, on May 10, 2021 at 1:20 PM
  • Shelly
    Rockstar January 2022
    Shelly ·
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    I think we'd celebrate both dates! We'll be together almost 8 years before we get married, and I would hate to just throw that date aside just because we're married! The dating anniversary will just be a smaller celebration like a cheat meal in. Pizza and ice cream in our jammies watching a movie, while our wedding anniversary will more than likely be bigger like a weekend getaway or a fine dining dinner in the city!

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  • Erin
    Expert May 2021
    Erin ·
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    We started dating on 8/5/18 and getting married on 5/8/21 not sure if we will celebrate both or not, yet... but If we pick one, it will be the wedding date.

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  • Lisa
    Rockstar July 2022
    Lisa ·
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    My fiance and I will celebrate both dates! They're far enough apart to where we it makes sense to celebrate both separately rather than on the same day. Plus, I love any reason to celebrate!
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  • MK
    Expert September 2021
    MK ·
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    My FH and I don't know our date for our dating anniversary (LOL) so we will definitely honor and celebrate our wedding anniversary!

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  • Dawn
    Dedicated March 2022
    Dawn ·
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    We have a funny situation. Our wedding date is set for his SIL's birthday. So while we will absolutely celebrate both, I have a feeling that some years we won't be able to do anything big for our wedding anniversary because of doing birthday stuff

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  • Kristin
    Devoted December 2021
    Kristin ·
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    We’ll probably acknowledge both, but that’s mainly because ours will be 2 days apart. I always wanted to get married on the dating anniversary but our venue wasn’t available and we chose to give up the date for the perfect venue.
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  • CountryBride
    Super April 2022
    CountryBride ·
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    We met on 5/26
    Getting married 4/23/2022
    We will celebrate both
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  • V
    Master July 2019
    Veronica ·
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    We celebrate our wedding anniversary. We purposely choose not to get married on our dating anniversary because it was too close to other holidays/events. Our dating anniversary was January 12th aka my brother-in-law's birthday. Both of our birthdays are at the beginning of December, plus Christmas and then Valentine's Day in February so it was a lot all within three months so it made sense for us to get married at a different time of year so we weren't doing gifts back to back to back.
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  • ScandalousRandallous
    Dedicated July 2022
    ScandalousRandallous Online ·
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    We usually celebrate the day we met cuz itʻs such a funny story but weʻre lazy and usually forget until our "made it official" dating anniversary 2 months later. Now Iʻm stuck on a wedding date cuz I donʻt want to add yet another date to the mess haha

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  • E
    Expert July 2023
    Eniale ·
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    We acknowledge our dating anniversary, but we don't celebrate it.

    We make a big deal our of our wedding anniversary. I always go a little above because it's also his birthday, and I secretly promised myself that I would never let the two meld into a single thing ("here's your birthday/anniversary gift") even though he doesn't care if it does.

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  • Hannah
    Rockstar July 2019
    Hannah ·
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    We made a guesstimate of our dating anniversary, so we just celebrate the wedding anniversary.
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  • Hanna
    VIP June 2019
    Hanna ·
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    I couldn't even tell you what our dating/relationship anniversary is! We only acknowledge and celebrate our wedding anniversary.

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  • Heather
    Devoted October 2021
    Heather ·
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    I would celebrate both Smiley smile

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  • M
    Dedicated September 2021
    Marianne ·
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    We'll probably just celebrate our wedding anniversary - we never had an exact "define the relationship" moment so we've been celebrating our first date-iversary for now. Maybe we'll do something bigger for wedding (like a trip, fancy dinner, etc) and smaller for dating (takeout, get ice cream, etc).

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    Judith ·
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    We we got engaged 10 months after we wet, which we celebrate every time it comes around, separately and in addition to our wedding anniversary. The engagement one is just us, no one else. ok to get cards and such on the wedding one but we go out just us.
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  • M
    VIP January 2019
    Maggie ·
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    We definitely celebrate both dates, with pretty equal weight. We also celebrate in a smaller way (or at least mention each year) the date we met. More celebrations, more better. Smiley heart

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  • Melody
    Expert April 2021
    Melody ·
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    I can't say for sure, but I feel like we'll just celebrate the wedding anniversary going forward. We only celebrated one dating anniversary before both the proposal and when we're getting married, so it's not a particularly meaningful date to us. Aside from being when we officially began a relationship, of course! Our dating anniversary (July 6th) and engagement date (October 30th) are right around holidays and my birthday (November 4th), so celebrating either of those would just feel "cluttered" to me. We specifically chose April partially because nobody in either of our families has a birthday or anniversary in that month. It just kind of feels more special to us that way.

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  • Melle
    Legend June 2019
    Melle ·
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    We celebrate our wedding anniversary. i feel also like it's ok to just do one because our relationships anniversary where things were "official" bf/gf wasn't that far off from when the wedding was anyway.

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  • Jai
    Rockstar May 2020
    Jai ·
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    Wedding anniversary! Relationship anniversary reminds me of when we were bf/gf, another different stage in our life compared to now as husband and wife
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  • Meghan
    Rockstar October 2019
    Meghan ·
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    We celebrate our wedding date as our anniversary. We still acknowledge our date-a-versary as well as the day we met!

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