Why Premarital Counseling ?
There are a lot of reasons why a couple pursues premarital counseling… these are the things we hear from couples.
“The statistics tell us every other Marriage ends in Divorce…We don’t want to be a statistic.”
“I (we) come from a home that has been destroyed by divorce… we are looking for something different.”
“Marriage is obviously difficult; we want the best start we can give our marriage.”
“We really want to have a healthy growing marriage.”
Many engaged couples can get so caught up in their own love and happiness that they forget about the issues they may face once they are married. This includes budgeting, holiday plans, and other important things that may require compromise. The purpose of premarital education is to help bring the couple’s attention to these issues, and to help them make plans in a neutral environment.
Premarital counseling is that form of counseling which centers around the interpersonal relationship of a man and a woman, helps them evaluate their relationship in view of their approaching marriage and acquaints them with ways by which they may build a happy and successful marriage, or in the light of the evaluation of their relationship, results in their deciding against the marriage’