Prepare for the transition into married life.
Congratulations on your engagement!
Chances are if you are seeking a premarital therapist, your wedding date is fast approaching. With all the excitement and details of your wedding, time will fly. You will soon cross the threshold from fiancé to husband and wife!
Gather knowledge and design a plan.
You know that with any new thing you do in life it is best to have some knowledge and a plan!
Marriage is no different. Since being married to each other is new to you, you are in the perfect place.
When couples go to premarital counseling, they often enter believing they know everything they need to know about each other and leave having learned a lot.
Afraid you may learn something you don’t like? It is impossible to like everything about the person you love; love is a choice.
Understanding is the main goal.
The more you understand about each other, the easier it is to navigate daily life.
The more information you have, the easier life together will be. Undoubtedly, you will learn so much more over the years.
Having attended premarital counseling is a very gentle, smooth introduction to the counseling process itself. This is important should help be needed; you will know what to expect and feel more comfortable reaching out under stress.
What is the timeframe?
Premarital counseling, A.K.A. premarital preparation, typically lasts 4-6 sessions spread out over 1-2 months. If you are short on time, those sessions can be condensed by visiting twice a week.
Again, congratulations! Call me to set up your first session!