- Do you have different ideas regarding children, sex, or finances?
- Has communication, jealousy, anger, or loyalty concerned you or your partner?
- Do you hold conflicting values, moral grounds, or religious beliefs?
If so, you are not alone! Most couples experience at least one or more of these difficulties when in a relationship.
At Pax Family Counseling, premarital counseling sessions are designed to give couples a proactive set of communication tools and techniques to address the inevitable conflicts in life. Being proactive in preparing yourselves for a long-term commitment will be sure to positively impact a couples future together.
Premarital counseling sessions address the couple’s strengths along with growth areas and will equip them with effective strategies as they embark on a shared married life. Couples who are proactive in preparing for this long-term commitment demonstrate higher rates of success and happiness in marriage.
Premarital Counseling Options:
Premarital Package: This option is a 6 session preventative maintenance program for couples who are preparing for marriage. These sessions address the most common difficulties that couples encounter in a marriage and how to work through them successfully. We utilize the #1 ranked premarital assessment, PREPARE/ENRICH, to assist couples in their journey by working through their unique circumstances before marriage begins.
Traditional Premarital Counseling: This option is for couples preparing for marriage who have specific difficulties and would like to work through them with a professional counselor. These sessions generally serve those who have had trouble addressing their difficulties alone.
Premarital counseling is one of the best investments couples can make toward achieving a strong, lasting and harmonious marriage.
What you may gain from Premarital Counseling:
- Improved communication
- Increased emotional and physical connection
- New problem solving skills
- Clarity in roles and expectations
- Healing of past hurts and breaches of trust
- Strengthened capacity to handle future difficulties
- Lower chances of divorce
Visit the Contact page to learn more about how premarital counseling can help you and your lifelong partner establish a healthy foundation!