6 Apps Newlyweds Will Love

You’ve walked the aisle and tied the knot, and now you’re a newlywed. Navigating your new life as a wife can be both fun and challenging (see [9 tips for surviving the first year of marriage](http://theplungeproject.com/9-tips-for-surviving-the-first-year-of-marriage)), and whether you love or hate technology, there’s no doubt that it can make certain parts of your life easier. That said, here are 6 apps that newlyweds — and really all couples — will love!

## 1. Icebreak

I had to start with a sweet one! Icebreak enables you to stay connected with the one you love throughout the day. Considered to be “the Best app on the iPhone for couples to stay close and stay in love” by Apple, [Icebreak](http://theicebreak.com/) lets you privately share sketches, messages, and photos with each other throughout the day; enhance communication and understanding with each other by answering icebreaker questions; connect with the community, and see how others feel about relationship topics; keep an eye on your relationship health with your “relationship score”; and earn date night coins that you can cash in for discounts on real date nights. **Cost:** $1.99

**Available on:** iPhone

## 2. Between

If you like the thought of Icebreak, but you’re an Android user like Michael and I, you’ll want to check out Between! Between is a beautiful space where you can share all your moments only with the one that matters most. Send messages and voicemails. Share photos to create a timeline just for the two of you. Check and plan your special days together, and set reminders for them. **Cost:** Free **Available On:** iOS & Android

## 3. Cooking Planit

[Cooking Planit](http://www.cookingplanit.com/) is a new website and mobile app that provides home cooks with step-by-step instructions to create full meals, with entrees and sides timed to finish and be ready to serve simultaneously. Essentially a “GPS for the kitchen,” Cooking Planit enables couples to discover new flavors with minimal fuss and maximum success by helping to organize the meal planning process. Featuring over 500 recipes created and tested by a resident chef, users can also filter by main ingredient, occasion, dietary restriction and type of dish, with each recipe showing a full list of ingredients and necessary cooking utensils. **Cost:** $2.99 **Available On:** iOS

## 4. Grocery Smart

Have you ever come home from the grocery store only to find out your hubby was just there as well — and he bought the same things?! [Grocery Smart](http://grocerysmart.net/apps/) is a shopping list app that helps eliminate this from happening. Make shopping lists, and share them over multiple devices with anyone you like. You can create your list using the thousands of items already within the app, or upload your own. Once you make a purchase, simply cross the items you bought off your list, and it will be automatically synced across all connected devices. Send you hubby to the store and forget to tell him to pick something up? Just add it to your list, and he’ll receive an immediate update! **Price:** Free **Available On:** iOS & Android

## 5. Fix a Fight

Let’s face it: you’re going to fight when you’re married. [Fix a Fight](https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fix-a-fight/id376117430?mt=8) helps users navigate the treacherous waters of mending a relationship. Created by marital therapist Mark McGonigle, the app offers the same tips he gives his clients. Fix a Fight guides you through steps to help you and your partner make quality repairs to relationship wounds. Guided by the soothing and informative voice of Mark McGonigle, you can get back to where you want to be with each other. It helps you restore your intimate connection after a fight to keep your relationship moving. **Cost:** $4.99 **Available On:** iOS

## 6. Mint

Navigating finances as a couple isn’t always the easiest thing in the world. That’s where [Mint](https://www.mint.com/how-it-works/anywhere/iphone/) comes in! Named Best Finance App by the 1st Annual App Awards and TIME Magazine’s 50 Best iPhone Apps of 2011, Mint allows you to track, budget and manage your money all in one place, so you can see where you’re spending and where you can save. Open an account, add your bank, credit, loan and retirement accounts and Mint will automatically pull in and categorize your transactions. It’s safe, secure and easy to keep your personal finances organized. **Cost:** Free **Available On:** iOS **What other apps do you find useful in your marriage?**

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