Love is truly a wonderful thing!  The intense feelings of connection, possibility, and the elation of finding a potential life-partner can be intoxicating.  And as often happens, we want that to last forever. But with divorce rates at almost 55% for first marriages, and upwards of 75% for second marriages, how do we navigate these waters and keep the ship intact?
The solution: Effective and Comprehensive PreMarital Counseling.

Why would we need PreMarital Counseling?

Years ago, I embarked on a research study of divorced people. I became deeply intrigued about several measurable predictors of divorce and how I could use that data to help people who are considering marriage. The most profound markers I discovered fell into two areas. The first is premarital counseling, and the second, breakup and divorce recovery. The shocking truth I discovered was that the overwhelming majority of the men and women I interviewed had skipped both of these crucial steps! However, one thing they all agreed on was that if they were to ever re-marry, you could bet the bank that they would absolutely do PreMarital Counseling. Ironically, some of them literally "lost the bank" through their divorce.  Not pretty.

Hindsight is always 20/20!

It’s alarming to me when I see young (and young at heart) couples spend tremendous time and money preparing for their wedding, when they completely neglect this critical step in preparing for the journey of marriage. Don't get me wrong- I LOVE weddings!!  But I always remember...
the wedding is a one-day event, the marriage is a lifelong journey.
Don’t skip this tremendous opportunity to strengthen your relationship and enjoy a healthier, more sustainable marriage.

How do your PreMarital Counseling Programs work?

With my proven PreMarital Counseling Program, you and your spouse-to-be will experience the following:
  • A variety of goal-focused exercises
  • Introduction to game-changing perspectives on marriage
  • Develop the needed (and in our culture, often lacking) relationship skills to produce a loving, expanding marriage
  • And best of all, we’ll have a lot of fun with these sessions! Remember, it's coaching- not therapy.
My PreMarital Counseling Programs consist of seven, custom-tailored sessions. Custom tailored means that I discover who you are as individuals, and as a couple. From there, I organically create lessons and exercises that fit who you are. This is not a cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all curriculum. Truth is, you're one-of-a-kind, and so is you fiancee. Why should your coaching be any different.

Is PreMarital Counseling for us?

Only if you’re into healthy, growing, and fulfilling marriages that have a higher likelihood of going the distance.
In all seriousness, PreMarital Counseling is just another way of saying Divorce Prevention
And that is exactly what I strive for: providing the two of you with a solid set of relational tools to lay an enduring foundation to a lifetime of marital success! In short, Pre-Marital Coaching is a wise investment with a lifetime of priceless results.

What results can we expect by enrolling in your PreMarital Counseling Program?

First off, you’ll come to know yourself and your future spouse a whole lot better!
And that’s the fun part: developing true intimacy that can keep growing long after the wedding bells chime
In addition, you’ll gain deeper awareness of:
  • Marriage Bummers- things that can creep in and put a good marriage in a deep funk.
  • How to affair-proof your marriage
  • How to keep things fun, new, unexpected, and exciting! (wink, wink!!)
  • A variety of resources for continued growth
  • And much, much more!
Call me today and let's get started on an amazing journey of relationship discovery.

Some Recent Words of Gratitude

“First of all, can I just say WOW! Scott’s incredible energy, empowering advisement, and ability to really love his couples has been so touching to my husband and I. After attending PreMarital counseling with Scott, we decided that he needed to be our wedding officiant as well. We could not have picked a better man for the job! Scott was incredibly involved with the entire ceremony planning, which put both of us at ease. It can be very stressful to figure out the style and formalities of your special day. Every step of the way, he made the ceremony personal and meaningful to both Geoff and I. I could not believe the amount of time that Scott spent praying over, meditating on, and writing our beautiful ceremony. I highly recommend having Scott as your wedding officiant—especially if you don’t want the typical, pre-canned wedding. His ceremony will deeply touch you, make you laugh, and maybe even make you cry (in a good way!)” -Liz & Geoff

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