What Does A Good Marriage Preparation Programme Looks Like

I read with interest that a new proposal by a State Senator of Central Florida was put forward to require couples to read a marriage guide before tying the knot. (ABC Action News Nov 6, 2019). The guide, called the “Florida Guide to a Healthy Marriage” will cover topic like communication skills, parenting, conflict management,…

How to Accept Your Partner’s Flaws

Every relationship, even the good ones, have conflicts that will never get solved. When you think you moved on from them (by sweeping them under the carpet, most likely), it pops up again some time in the future. According to relationship guru, Dr. John Gottman, about 70% of conflicts that a married couple have are…

What to do when your partner has a different dream

Couples do not just want a dream wedding, they also want a dream marriage – a happy ever after ending. But this dream can very soon be shattered when the couple realizes that each of them has a different vision of what that dream marriage is. Places where the dreams can differ are many. One…

Why do you want to get married?

It has become a habitual practice to ask premarital couples that I work with “Why do you want to get married?” I do not wish to assume I know your reason, and neither should you. As it turns out, it is a very important question. It is important not for me to hear their answers,…