Beckham’s relationship is one of the most talked-about in the world. Being one of the most high profile couples, with their entire relationship on display. Right from their first date to the arrival of their four children has been out in the public eye. But David and Victoria Beckham have seen and overcome the highs and lows. To reach a huge milestone – 20th wedding anniversary.
The couple has celebrated two decades of marriage at the beginning of July. They sure have something special planned to do with their children Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz, and Harper.
However, it hasn’t all been rainbows and sunshine; the couple has been hit by all sorts of allegations of infidelity and claims of them planning to split. Both of which they have repeatedly denied and revealed they had secretly renewed their vows with only six guests present.
The Beckhams often have spoken openly about their marriage, and claim they are stronger than ever 20 years on.
Here Are The Ways They’ve Kept It Amazing:
1. They support each other
The front row of any of Victoria’s fashion shows and you’ll always see David proudly supporting and cheering on the designer. Obviously always, along with their children. And likewise goes for Victoria, when David was still playing football professionally. Victoria would always be in the crowd to cheer him on. She has even relocated to Madrid and Los Angeles for his career. We believe its likely one of the key secrets to their marital success.
2. They put in the “hard work” to their marriage
David has openly admitted that his marriage has been strained at times, but the important thing is to put in the “hard work” to overcome any problem. Speaking on Australian TV show The Sunday Project in October, David was asked what the “secret recipe” to make his marriage was, to which he replied: “I think marriage, marriage is always about hard work. You know your children — they want your time and they deserve your time, and difficult situations like traveling away, being away from each other you know, you make it work.”
3. They admit when they make mistakes
David agreed that he had made mistakes during his marriage, but said during an appearance on Desert Island Discs in 2017 that they always believed in talking about them afterward. “Of course you make mistakes over the years, and we all know marriage is difficult at times. It’s about working through it,” David said, adding: “We stay together because we love each other because we have four amazing children. Do you go through tough times? Of course. That’s part of relationships. It’s part of marriages. A part of having children. It’s part of having responsibilities.”
4. They renewed their wedding vows
Victoria and David renewed their commitment to one another with a private vow renewal ceremony at their home with only six guests present which obviously includes their four children. “We have renewed our vows since. It was a lot more private, about six people there in our house,” David said.
5. They keep the romance alive
As their busy careers require them both to travel around the world and spend a lot of time apart, Beckham’s relationship works when they prioritize quality time together. They often enjoy romantic date nights whenever they can. On their 19th wedding anniversary in 2018, David treated Victoria to a lavish al fresco dinner complete with a £1,500 bottle of wine.
6. They’re both great parents
One of the things that benefit them from their marriage is the shared love they have for their children. Both Victoria and David take turns to look after their offsprings, and speaking at the Forbes Women’s Summit in 2018, the Spice Girls star credited everything to her husband. For helping with her work-life balance. “I have the support of an incredible husband,” she said. “We really are equal with everything we do at home with the children. When I’m away he’s the one doing the school run and doing the cooking.”
7. Lovers and Best Friends
David and Victoria Beckham’s relationship isn’t just based on love but they’re also best friends. When asked how he’s remained a loyal man and stayed faithful to his wife of many years, his answer was super sweet, “She is my best friend, would you want to hurt your best friend?”
8. David Beckham’s Family Focused Tattoos
Most of the ink is dedicated to his family. He has tattoos of all of his children’s names, Brooklyn, Romeo, and Cruz as well as little Harper. Similarly, he also has Victoria’s name tattooed on his left forearm in Hindi script. He felt it would look tacky in English. Another tattoo is a verse from the bible written in Hebrew, “I am my beloved’s, and my beloved is mine, that shepherds among the lilies”. In the autobiography about Beckham’s relationship: My Side, he talked about some of his thoughts on tattoos. “The idea came to me after Brooklyn was born.
I’d finally realized what I wanted a tattoo to represent. Mine are all about the people in my life, my wife and sons, who I want with me always. When you see me, you see the tattoos. You see an expression of how I feel about Victoria and the boys. They’re part of me.”
If their love doesn’t give you butterflies, we don’t know what will.
But these lessons are surely worth your time to remain so in love with your husband and keep the spark alive forever.