What is the best reason to get married? The gifts of course. Now let me remove my tongue from my cheek, while maintaining focus on the all-important gifts. Yonks ago, when living together before marriage was considered one of the ultimate sins, wedding gifts were an important way for couples to get all the necessary goodies they would need for their new life. These days, very few couples get married without first living together for several years, with the result that they already have crockery, cutlery, glasses, sheets and towels. This makes choosing wedding gifts tricky for guests. After all, what do you get a couple that seems to have everything?