Marriage Preparation Workshop – is it right for you?
After an engagement the excitement of planning a wedding begins – cake, flowers, clothing, venue. In the midst of all the planning for the big day, you could forget to plan for the single most important thing – the marriage. Your wedding day will come and go, and years after the day it will not matter if the flower arrangements on the table were perfect. What will matter is that the strength of your relationship will stand the test of time. Building a relationship and falling in love can often feel easy, but it is important to remember that focusing on staying in love is just important.
You found your partner for life, so let us help you keep it that way.
Marriage Prep Workshop
Our monthly Marriage Preparation Workshop helps couples prepare for their upcoming marriage by teaching practical skills and tools such as financial management, conflict resolution, and more. Taking the workshop doesn’t mean that your relationship is weak; it means you care enough about it to keep it strong forever.
“It opened up many different lines of communications for us, we both lead busy lives so that’s very important,” states our client Jillian, who took the Marriage Preparation Workshop with her fiancée Chris. The two had been together for five years and took the course as a way to make their relationship stronger, and look to the future of their relationship with confidence.
Is marriage prep right for you?
The workshop is beneficial for any couple. Whether you are engaged, recently married, moving in together, or have been married or living together for a number of years, this workshop will provide insight and skills that can help you communicate with your partner, tackle any issues along the way, and bring you closer together. It also strays away from the traditional conventions of a group learning process as every couple is unique; therefore, the workshop also works on specific needs and areas from couple to couple.
What will you learn
The workshop is run monthly and begins on a Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and continues on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The 10-hour workshop will address the following aspects of relationships and communication:
Expectations can shape a relationship. We will discuss how your roles as partners are impacted when expectations change in your relationship. We help provide tools on how to engage in healthy conversation around each other’s expectations.
Communication is crucial to success in any relationship. You will learn how to be assertive and direct in letting your partner know what you need.
We all face conflict in our lives. The workshop will focus on how to recognize the pitfalls in dealing with conflict and tools to create positive outcomes.
Everyone has different and unique qualities. We will focus on understanding how both your personalities affects and shapes your relationship.
What is the meaning of money? The workshop will help you ensure your financial goals and attitudes toward money are compatible.
Sex and Intimacy
The physical stuff is an important part of the relationship too. You will learn how communication plays a large part in both sex and intimacy.
Goals and Dreams
The workshop will discuss how to support and discuss goals and dreams.
Plan for your special day, by all means, but don’t forget to plan for your future as well. Our Marriage Preparation Course provides all the tools you need to keep your relationship healthy, fulfilling, and happy. Get more information about the workshop or register here.