What is premarital counseling?
Getting a marriage off on the right foot leads to marital bliss. Premarital counseling helps couples identify their strengths and weaknesses, learn new ways to communicate in marriage and improve their basic relationship skills to truly enjoy the ‘honeymoon stage.’
Couples who participate in premarital counseling are better able to stay focused on their marriage, improve their own self-awareness and confidently avoid the ‘seven-year itch’ as they embrace a thriving (versus just a surviving) marriage.
Quality premarital counseling is one of the best ways to lay a foundation for a strong marriage. Unfortunately, most couples receive no premarital counseling or only a relatively brief, and superficial look at what lies at the heart of their relationship.
Researchers estimate that 41 percent of all first marriages end in divorce and 60 percent of second marriages end in divorce. Couples must take the necessary steps to end up on the right side of this statistic.
What to expect out of premarital counseling
Your premarital counseling will focus on some of the following challenges:
Unlock the key to understanding each other.
Learn the benefit of resolving family of origin issues.
Understanding how each of you receive love differently.
Fight fair and learn to resolve disputes.
Understand differences, work out hang-ups, heal past problems.
Discover the power of pursuing your faith together.
Find freedom through cooperation and compromise.
Reach common ground and goals regarding parenting.
Find the secret to keeping the spark of love alive.
Questions about premarital counseling or to sign up, call (614) 888-9200.