The Top 8 Crazy-Heartwarming Husband Gestures of 2013

Who says chivalry is dead? This was the year we fell in love with our husbands all over again-as exemplified by these sweet gestures that made headlines. In 2013, we swooned… and then swooned again for these gentlemen. By Lauren Le Vine, REDBOOK.

Aaron Paul gushes about his new wife
The Breaking Bad star married Lauren Parsekian in May, and he may be the sweetest, most head-over-heels in love husband ever. Paul's effusive soundbites about his wife have even been turned into round-ups on sites like HuffPost and BuzzFeed because everyone wants to be a part of Paul and Parsekian's happy love story. Sample quote: "I will be in the honeymoon phase until I leave this planet. Getting married to Lauren was the greatest accomplishment of my life."

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David Beckham sits front row at Victoria's fashion show
Beckham and Harper made ever the supportive pair at Victoria Beckham's New York Fashion Week presentation. Even notoriously stoic Vogue editrix Anna Wintour couldn't stop smiling at the adorable duo.

Best groom ever throws Pinterest-perfect wedding
Amanda Roman's boyfriend Ryan Leak overheard her telling a friend that her dream was to get engaged and married on the same day, so he decided to turn her fantasy into reality. For more than a year and a half, he used Roman's Pinterest board called "My Dream Wedding" to plan the exact celebration she wanted. Then, Leak proposed and married Roman on the same day-just like she had dreamed.

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Hugh Jackman sings his wife's praises
Well, not literally-although he probably could. In August, the actor raved about his wife of 17 years to Good Housekeeping and also revealed that his "number one rule for romance is surprise." Jackman has been known to fly home from set early, make lunch reservations on a whim, and whip up ricotta pancakes from the couple's favorite breakfast place in Sydney.

Brad Pitt praises Angelina's decision

After Angelina Jolie revealed that she had undergone a preventative double mastectomy, Brad Pitt told London's Evening Standard that, "Having witnessed this decision firsthand, I find Angie's choice, as well as so many others like her, absolutely heroic. I thank our medical team for their care and focus. All I want for is for her to have a long and healthy life, with myself and our children. This is a happy day for our family."

Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell's $142 wedding

Not all celebrities need a lavish party to celebrate their love. Shepard may have joked to friend Jimmy Kimmel that he and Kristen Bell had the "worst wedding ever" at the Beverly Hills Court House, but the massive grin on his face couldn't hide how happy he was about their low-key nuptials.

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Ben Affleck puts his foot in his mouth-and then publicly apologizes
Poor, misunderstood Ben Affleck referred to his marriage to Jennifer Garner as "work" while accepting his Best Director Oscar for Argo. After the Internet went crazy, Affleck brought Garner out during his opening monologue on SNL to apologize and let everyone know that she understood what he meant.

Fred Stobaugh writes "Sweet Lorraine"
The 96-year-old met his wife Lorraine in 1938 and said that "She was just the prettiest girl I ever saw…. I fell in love with her right there." Lorraine unfortunately passed away earlier this year, and Fred penned lyrics to a song about her, which he submitted to a local songwriting contest. Although he didn't win the contest, the studio was so touched by his words and story that they recorded the song anyway.

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