Many couples spend countless hours planning for their wedding and little time planning for their marriage. We all know that a wedding is a day long event, but a marriage is a life long journey. Premarital counseling or marriage preparation can set the stage for your marital journey. It’s an opportunity for “nearly wed” couples to obtain the skills necessary for a successful marriage. It’s a time to learn more about your future spouse and what each of you want from your marriage. Some conversations are are not even thought about until a situation comes up. Marriage Preparation will introduce you to topics that are bound to come up in marriage and give you something to think about, talk about and prepare for in advance.
Some of the topics you may find in a quality marriage preparation program or premarital counseling are as folows:
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