PLAN BEYOND THE WEDDING
Congratulations on your engagement and planning your life together! One of the most essential steps to planning for your marriage is making the time to plan beyond the wedding and set your marriage up for
lasting, meaningful connection.
Common Topic Areas
Getting on the same page -
strength and growth areas
Building a solid foundation for marriage -
expectations and habits for success
Managing & repairing conflict together -
cycles of harmony, disharmony, and repair
Blending two families –
family relationships, values and expectations
Dreaming together –
goals and priorities
Managing life together –
roles and balance
Cultivating lasting connection–
affection, intimacy, and sex
Planning for children and adjusting parenting roles
PLAN BEYOND THE WEDDING PROCESS
Once our first session is scheduled, you will both complete a few new client forms available online.
I then do an in-depth review of your responses so that we can gain momentum as soon as possible.
We start the pre-marital counseling process by meeting for two 80 minute couples sessions.
We will explore your relationship story, discuss important relationship topics, and establish goals for your marriage based on your strength and growth areas.
We will then collaborate on choosing four topic areas to explore and gain skills for the remaining sessions.
Planning Beyond the Wedding
We will meet for four additional 80 minute sessions to focus on one topic area at a time that will strengthen your connection and skills to navigate