(Closed) Are men prone to forgetting anniversaries?

posted 5 years ago in Relationships
  • poll: Does you SO forget your anniversary?
    Yes : (14 votes)
    26 %
    No : (39 votes)
    74 %
  • Post # 4
    2651 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2016

    So…. I forgot our anniversary last year… I think I might need a remember ring lol

    Post # 5
    1966 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Lol I don’t think so, fi has never forgotten. 

    Post # 6
    2493 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    My fiancé says there are only 3 dates he needs to remember – the date we started dating, my birthday and our wedding date (when it happens) and he does remember these…but I do like to remind him a lot so maybe that’s why!

    I like to remember other dates…such as the date we first met and our engagement date. He says it shouldn’t matter if he remembers those or not, which I said was fine…just as long as when I say “happy whatever” he has to get excited too!

    Post # 7
    648 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Mine’s not. We’re going into our 6th anniversary and he’s never come close to forgetting. In fact, sometimes he actually reminds me! Lol.

    Post # 8
    1361 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    Mine tries not too, so he has a series of alarms set startig a month before in case he wants to plan something. Even though April 9th he called me so sad and disappointed and apologetic because he though he had missed it by two days when in fact it was a month away (may 7!). He just didnt label the alarms properly lol 

    Post # 9
    58 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    We just hit 6 months and I forgot….I was on a girls weekend and came home to earrings and a cupcake…I got him nothing :-O 

    Post # 10
    9082 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Kinda. I think women are more emotionally invested in anniversaries than men, and so they don’t really put forth a lot of effort into remembering them. It’s not a “I forgot” it’s more a, “I didn’t care enough to remember” thing.

    Post # 11
    2893 posts
    Sugar bee

    I kinda feel it’s a “sex-less” occurance. It’s totally dependent on your personality, your habits, your ability to remember long-term, and what you emotionally value. I’ve been with people who couldn’t remember if you tatooed it to their face and others who remembered before I was even aware it was “special” day. It’s easy to blame it on guys but women are just as prone to forget, again, depending on who you are as a person. 

    That being said, Darling Husband remembers each and every time without me making a peep.


    Post # 12
    522 posts
    Busy bee

    My boyfriend remembers anniversaries and details of our relationship much better than me!

    He’ll randomly pop out with something like “Remember the first time I visited you and we went to the Arboretum…….you forget don’t you?”

    I’ve never forgot an anniversary though….yet (3 is next Friday though so hopefully I remember!)

    Post # 13
    83 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    He doesn’t forget because I spend a significant amount of time planning and we discuss what we want to do to celebrate. He’d have to be a total idiot to forget after all that talk. 

    That being said, a few months ago he was alerted that he would have to do a volunteer thing for work on our anniversary, and he didn’t decline because he didn’t recognize the date as our anniversary. When he told me this week, I was furious! So he did forget in that way. 

    Post # 14
    443 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    My Fiance doesn’t forget our anniversaries because we always do something special for them, planning in advance. So it would be hard to forget, really.

    Post # 15
    6359 posts
    Bee Keeper

    We both forget unless there are lots of reminders posted everywhere.

    We WANT to remember and are upset if we forget, but it can still happen if it’s not written on tne calendar where we can both see it daily, or something like that.

    Post # 16
    1252 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    The idea of the “remember ring” is pretty cool lol But no, he never forgets. 

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