Now that Mother’s Day is over, it’s time to start thinking about Father’s Day, on the June 18th. This is a great opportunity, not just for kids, but also for you as his partner, to say thank you to the father of your children. Fathers often put a lot into their family after all, and with our help, you’re sure to find the right Father’s Day wishes from a wife or partner.

Up first, a few funny messages for Father’s Day, followed by some more emotional-filled ones. Every father is different, which is why you can simply decide what kind of Father’s Day message from you as his wife or partner will make him more happy.

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Funny messages – here’s how to make Father’s Day a great day

Two dads hold their baby son

If the dad in question appreciates a joke, and the opportunity presents itself, then a funny saying for Father’s Day will be perfect. It will lighten the mood, and help you spend a nice time together as a family afterwards.

These Father’s Day wishes from the wife, husband or partner are suitable for cards or as a text message. Make sure to add a few of your own words!

By the way, check out these great compliments for dad right here!

Three short Father’s Day wishes from wife to husband

Father's Day wishes from wife, girlfriend or partner.

Father’s Day: To give the men a chance to play their music too!

Do you relate to this one?: In many households, the wife or mother decides what music is listened to at home. But at least on one day of the year, the father also gets to play his music.

If dad can’t fix it, no once can! Happy Father’s Day, honey!

With this funny phrase, you’re playing on the fact that the dad in question is a talented handyman. Or perhaps, the opposite is true, and this is a shared joke!

A superhero without a cape is usually referred to as ‘dad’.

The father of your kids works, helps take care of the house and plays with the kids? Sounds like a superhero to us!

Other short Father’s Day wishes to send as a card or text:

Funny Father's Day wishes for dad from wife or partner

Nothing for you and your man here? Then take a look at the following short messages that you can send as a wife or husband on Father’s Day.

  • “God can’t be everywhere at once, so he created fathers! All my love on Father’s Day!”
  • “All I know is that I like you, and not just on Father’s Day.”
  • “Father’s Day – no work and all play!”
  • “A father is someone who suddenly carries photos in his wallet, where there used to be money.”

Emotional Father’s Day wishes straight from the heart

In many cases, an emotional Father’s Day message is a great choice. Especially today, when it can be stressful to be a dad, it’s a nice way to show support and wish him lots of love on Father’s Day.

Three sentimental sayings for Father’s Day, whether you prefer short or long

Sentimental birthday wishes for dad from his wife on Father's Day

I can’t imagine a better father for our family than you.

Happiness in a family is determined by many factors, including the father’s contribution to it. Family happiness often depends on it, and that’s exactly what this saying is seeking to express.

A single day is not enough to appreciate how much you do for me and our kids every day. Thank you and Happy Father’s Day!

Show your partner with this saying how much you appreciate what he does as a father every day. Officially, we only have one day to express our gratitude, so we should make the best use of it.

“A father is neither an anchor to hold us down nor a sail to take us where we want to go. But he is a light of love to show us the way.”

How about a nice quote? While the origin of this quote is unknown, we estimate it is several hundred years old. Sometimes the older things are just the most beautiful.

Even more phrases to wish a happy Father’s Day to your partner

A Father's Day message from husband or wife for dad

These other emotional Father’s Day wishes are also ideal so that you, as a wife or husband, can give the father a great deal of joy.

  • “You’re not just my dream man, you’re also a dream father to our kids.”
  • “Thank you for giving me, and eventually our family too, your love.”
  • “On this extra special day, I’m sending all my love on to an extra special man, who holds an extra special place in my heart.
  • “A father is a person you look up to – however big you are.
  • “As a father, it’s not about building the biggest house, it’s about creating the warmest home.”

Bottom line: Whether the tone is funny or sentimental – the main thing is saying thank you!

I hope you found a great way to wish a Happy Father’s Day – whether as a wife, husband, girlfriend or boyfriend. Wish the father of your kids all the best with all your heart and show him how important he is in your life.

We wish you and your family a happy Father’s Day! Check out these Father’s Day articles to make it happen:


Hiya, I’m Maud. I’m an English girl who's moved to Berlin - because who wouldn’t fall in love with a country which has words like ‘Kummerspeck’ hidden around every corner... I love traveling and finding out the quirks of each country - and what better way to remember them than on a postcard?

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