12 Years






Earrings: c/o Michael Hill | Necklace: c/o Michael Hill | Blazer: Similar | Jeans: Similar | Sunglasses: c/o Le Chateau | Shoes: Valentino | Bag: Gucci 

...

This August, the hubby and I will be celebrating 12 years together (between dating and being married). This year by far has been the best year of marriage and time together for me. I feel like we are starting to problem solve together better, have less conflict and enjoy each other even more.

The past 12 years have flown by and I can vividly remember the first piece of jewelry he ever gave me and the promise that came along with it.

It was our 4th year dating anniversary when he presented me with a promise ring from Michael Hill. It had a pink topaz and was the prettiest piece of jewelry I owned. Sadly, I ended up losing it a few months later but the thought and sentiment behind the ring remained.







When presented the opportunity to work with Michael Hill for this anniversary post, I knew I had to say yes. I chose hoop earrings and a circle pendant because of its symbolism for eternal love.

To celebrate 12 years together,  I want to share what I've learned about being in a long-term loving relationship.

If you always try to be right, everybody loses. In the end, what matters is the outcome of your compromise not who was wrong or right in the process of solving or causing it. If you can let the "must win" mentality go, you'll both be winners.

Show your love on a daily basis. Whether it be by packing his lunch for him or bringing her flowers for no reason, be consistent with showing your love through little actions.

Acknowledge strengths and don't magnify weaknesses. Never tear your partner down by reminding them of their faults, rather consistently build on their positive attributes and remind them why you're grateful for them.

Conflict is healthy if you can come to a resolution. Rather than having the same fights over and over again, have a conversation about what's causing you to fight and come up with concrete solutions that each partner can contribute to the problem. Hold each other accountable for upholding your contributions.

Make them a priority. No matter where you are with your walk in marriage, your partner should always be at the top.

Spend quality time together. Even if you have to plan it in advance, make the effort to enjoy one another. Whether it be at home or going out for a date, never let the spark go dull.




This post is brought to you by Michael Hill. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Follow along with Bloglovin

61 comments

  1. Wow congrats girl! I will definitely remember these tips with my boyfriend!

    Briana
    https://beyoutifulbrunette.com

    ReplyDelete
  2. Happy anniversary,I wish you continued happiness and love :-) You look wonderful in this styling dear, I love your blazer :-)

    ReplyDelete
  3. Nice article and cool and chic outfit at the same time :)

    https://4highheelsfans.wordpress.com/2017/08/03/tuscany-firenze/

    ReplyDelete
  4. So happy for you Rina!! <3 Happy Anniversary! And thanks again for the tips!! :)
    xx
    Shivangi
    www.outoncatwalk.com

    ReplyDelete
  5. Awww congrats! These are good tips. I think it's all about communication too when it comes to a relationship.
    https://sugarcoatedbears.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  6. Aaaw dear that's so cute, congrats the both of you! Your tips are so honest and I love the way you look at the little things <3 Have a good weekend!
    xx, Carmen - http://carmitive.com

    ReplyDelete
  7. Great post, I like it :)fantastic photos and outfit, you look amazing :)

    new post
    http://mensfashionobsession.com/

    ReplyDelete
  8. Love your outfit :)

    www.sophiaston.de

    ReplyDelete
  9. Congrats!
    I love your style.
    Have a happy week beauty.
    https://nairgraphies.com/blog/

    ReplyDelete
  10. Congrats on your anniversary! :) I love the blush pink blazer with the grey tee in your outfit too - very nice combination :)


    Hope you are having a lovely weekend!

    Away From The Blue Blog

    ReplyDelete
  11. Love these photos! Great post babe! x

    www.fromluxewithlove.com
    www.bloglovin.com/blogs/from-luxe-with-love-14590195

    ReplyDelete
  12. This series is amazing
    and reminds me of a Fashion Editorial.
    The delicate jewelry suits you perfectly.

    with love your AMELY ROSE

    ReplyDelete
  13. The first lesson is always learnt the hard way, but it's so true! Once you learn to put your relationship first and forget your pride, things get so much easier :) Congrats on your anniversary and I wish you and your husband the best!
    www.laveinechronicles.com

    ReplyDelete
  14. You are beautifull and look too <3

    https://martini2000.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  15. I love to hear stories behind jewelries... this one was a great one :) Happy 12 year anniversary Rina! It's a big milestone!

    Jessica || Cubicle Chic

    ReplyDelete
  16. Lovely blazer, and lovely shoes as well! You're definitely rocking that fab look. Anyway, couldnt agree more with your list, especially #1 and 2.

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

    ReplyDelete
  17. That is so sweet! you guys are couple goals!

    www.prettyinleather.net

    ReplyDelete
  18. You are absolutely beautiful!
    Great post :D
    and the photos are just perfect!
    Wish you a lovely day
    xx

    https://naturallyfreesoul.com/

    ReplyDelete
  19. Congrats on celebrating 12 years with your hubby!! Seriously amazing. Loved this post girl!

    xo,

    H

    http://firsttimethings.com/

    ReplyDelete
  20. First of all, congratulations on celebrating 12 years!! And I love your look. Very chic and sophisticated :)

    xx Alyssa // STYLE VANITY

    ReplyDelete
  21. 12 years! That's such an amazing accomplishment already! I definitely look up to you guys! Such a gorgeous couple.

    Much love from Napa Valley!

    Paulina | Shenska

    ReplyDelete
  22. Wow that sounds so great. Happy 12 years my dear. And your look is absolutely amazing. Love it! You look so beautiful. Have a wonderful day my dear.

    xx, Andrea - Strawberries 'n' Champagne

    ReplyDelete
  23. Wow, 12 Years! Congrats Rina and hoping to many more happy years.
    I love the classy pieces you have chosen. They would perfect for everyday, no matter what you decide to wear.

    www.fashionradi.com

    ReplyDelete
  24. que preciosa que estas
    muchas felicidades por tu aniversario
    y estoy segura que serán muchos años más
    un beso

    amoriosdelamoda.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  25. Looking great hun! Such great accessories here. The glasses is everything! :-)

    http://missymayification.blogspot.co.uk

    ReplyDelete
  26. super chic look my dear, love bag and shoes so much
    NEW OUTFIT on my blog <<< e-shop online low-cost >>>
    have an happy day
    kisses

    ReplyDelete
  27. wow!!! Congratulations on your 12 year anniversary!! I also feel that the more time you spent together, the better life together will be! Xx Susanne - http://bagatyou.com

    ReplyDelete
  28. Congrats on your 12 years of marriage babe! What a milestone.

    ❤️ http://TheBlushingPink.com 

    ReplyDelete
  29. Beautiful photo!
    http://beyoutiful.com.ua/?p=4141

    ReplyDelete
  30. Congrats on 12 years! How exciting! My hubberkins & I just celebrated 2 years of marriage (August 1st), but have been together 10.5 years. It's crazy how fast time flies, huh!? Anywho congrats again! You look gorgeous. Love your look!

    Kara Aragon
    http://www.thekaragon.com

    ReplyDelete
  31. What a beautiful and loving post, Rina Samantha ♥ You and your hubby definitely make a great team, and I couldn't agree more with your tips for successful relationships although God knows it's not always easy to admit one's fault and let the love be at the centre of it all ;) Love the pieces you have chosen as well, I am all about geometric and gold jewellery lately :) Sending you big hugs from England

    Saida | She talks Glam

    ReplyDelete
  32. Congrats on your anniversary Rina!!
    Cheers to many more great years with your boo to come :D

    Xx
    Siree
    www.thehiddenthimble.com

    ReplyDelete
  33. wow 12 years?! Girl I need your advice of how to stay in a relationship this long!



    http://www.thequinoxfashion.com

    ReplyDelete
  34. Thank you dear for your tips. I can say that I´m in a complicated phase of my marriage and maybe I can find here some help to overcome the difficulties.
    I always like your style and congratulations to the couple! xx
    Coco and Jeans by Marisa x My Instagram x My Bloglovin

    ReplyDelete
  35. Congrats on the anniversary! :)
    You look stunning <3
    Happy Wednesday!
    https://anjage.com

    ReplyDelete
  36. Congrats on your 12 year anniversary! Sounds like you and your husband have a great relationship together! Thanks for sharing these tips.. it's easy to forget them sometimes but it is good to have a reminder!
    x Emily
    http://shedoes.com.au

    ReplyDelete
  37. Amazing photos! Congrats! 12 years is such a long time, I wish you more than 12 next years together ;)

    ReplyDelete
  38. congratulations! I hope to one day meet someone who I want to share myself with. Great tips! Cute outfit...love the blazer
    www.comfycozyup.com

    ReplyDelete
  39. Happy Anniversary!! That is amazing you guys have been together this long! I totally agree with your advice and tips. My hubs and I definitely do the same!

    www.rdsobsessions.com

    ReplyDelete
  40. Stunning jewelry and I looove this look! =)
    - Cielo
    Mermaid in Heels

    ReplyDelete
  41. I love the pieces you chose and the meaning behind them with the first gift from your hubby. How special!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

    ReplyDelete
  42. Gorgeous outfit lovely! and Happy Anniversary!! xx

    Nev | Miss Nev

    ReplyDelete
  43. Happy Anniversary! Congratulations on 12 years.
    It's so sad that you lost your promise ring, but how lovely that you got to work with the same jeweller to celebrate your anniversary
    Julia x
    http://www.thevelvetrunway.com/

    ReplyDelete
  44. This was a beautifully written post! Congrats on 12 whole freakin' years! Also, I love your pictures and the beige/camel blazer.

    Simply Lovebirds

    ReplyDelete
  45. Latest articles for Packers and Movers Ghaziabad: Movers and packers Pune. Movers and packers Hyderabad. FAQS for moving, trucking, shuttles transportation and costs of removals from Ghaziabad. Good Packing and Moving with Movers and packers Ghaziabad. Services of best packers and movers Ghaziabad.
    more click here
    packers and movers ghaziabad

    ReplyDelete
  46. We Provide Best Packers And Movers Delhi List for Get Free Best Quotes, Compare Charges, Save Money And Time, Household Shifting
    Services ............
    more click here
    packers and movers delhi

    ReplyDelete
  47. Trusted Packers and Movers in Hyderabad for HOUSE, and OFFICE shifting. Book Movers and Packers by comparing charges, best Packers and Movers ...
    Get More Information Click Here
    Packers And Movers Hyderabad












    ReplyDelete
  48. Packers And Movers Chennai is professional packing and moving services, especially handling corporate and household relocations, car transportation services all ...
    Get More Information Click Here
    packers and movers chennai













    ReplyDelete
  49. Simler move with movers and packers Faridabad. Best packers and movers Faridabad for home relocation and pet moving. More Detail about Movers Packers Faridabad. Plant Shifting with Best Packers and Movers in Faridabad...........Get More Information Click Here

    packers and movers faridabad














    ReplyDelete
  50. You should also take a break after a definite period of moving work, so that you can maintain your energy while moving. Latest articles for Packers and Movers Indore: Chandigarh packers and movers. Packers and movers Indore for household goods shifting services and Home moving companies.................Get More Information Click Here

    packers and movers indore

    ReplyDelete
  51. Pick from Trusted Packers and Movers in Thane for HOUSE, and OFFICE shifting. Book Movers and Packers by comparing charges, best Packers and Movers .......................Get More Information Click Here
    packers and movers thane

    ReplyDelete
  52. Service Provider of Packers & Movers In Chandigarh, Packers & Movers In Shimla & Packaging Services offered by Shri Krishna Packers And Movers from Chandigarh, ..........................Get More Information Click Here
    packers and movers chandigarh

    ReplyDelete
  53. Packers and Movers in Lucknow for Household Goods Shifting Service and Moving Companies. Compare best movers and packers in Lucknow to get services ............Get More Information Click Here
    packers and movers lucknow

    ReplyDelete
  54. We give huge number of administrations that are as per the following: Household Shifting. We are expert in Handling, Movers Packers in Gurgaon and Packing & Shifting of Household Goods, Office goods, Commercial Equipment and Car, Logistics and Transportation. Local And Domestic. Loading Unloading...........Get More Information Click Here
    packers and movers gurgaon

    ReplyDelete

© and she Dressed...

This site uses cookies from Google to deliver its services - Click here for information.

Professional Blog Designs by pipdig