It is actually the perfect time for couples to regain lost communication lines and to say again words of love that they have forgotten to say because of their busy schedules. This is perhaps the reason why some people, especially women place so much importance on celebrating anniversaries. Some couples even fight because one of the partner forgot the occasion. Hence, the multitude of plates, photo albums and picture frames that couples receive when they celebrate wedding anniversaries. Unbeknownst to many, there is actually a traditional chart of appropriate anniversary gifts that people can give to couples. Each year, there is a corresponding element and modern anniversary symbol that people can use as guide in looking for traditional anniversary gifts for couples. Here are some of those tips. Know what he needs. There is really no sense in surprising gifts if the person will not be pleasantly surprised. This always happen whenever the gifts that are bought are already exact copies of gifts that were previously given or those that the person will not have any use at all. If you have for instance a photo that you have kept that reminds you of a special time together, why not frame it or put it in a nice picture frame. You can make a caption that explains how you felt at that moment in the photograph. Your partner will find this really sweet. Besides, it will strengthen your bond more than any gift would as you will both be transported by the happy memory. Some people don t do that anymore and decide to buy something made of plastic such as a clock, which can be placed anywhere in the house. Those who have the money can gift the other a gift certificate to the spa or to the salon with airline tickets out of town or the country. In the third year, things can be get more exciting by getting something with leather. Often, it is the man that is expected to buy anniversary gifts for their wives or partners. Tradition dictates that they arrive home bearing flowers while the woman prepare a special dinner. Still, some women also buy gifts for their husbands during this special occasion. This will make the occasion extra special and more unique.