Pre/Post Marriage Skills Workshop in 2014
We provide pre marriage counselling that is ideal no matter whether you are planning on marriage, newly wedded or in your honeymoon period. Love is the foundation for a good marriage, however we supply the bricks that make it work through enhancing your problem solving skills, merging of individuals into one set of wants for the marriage while enhancing your communication skills to make it all possible. Marriage is grounded in making sure everyone eneds are met, we teach you how through our counselling.
Requirements for a Successful Marriage
A prosperous and enriching marriage needs a couple who understands the purpose for coming to gether through marriage and has clarified their short and long term goals and values. The couple needs to be able to balance the contradicting pressures of sex, money, time and family in win-win for the couple. Prospering couples don’t simply assume agreement, instead they are proactive in discussion, negotiation and compromise. For instance, clear and defining lines need to be established for the issues of monogamy, infidelity, respect and companionship. This success is only attainable through an advanced interpersonal and relationship tools. Develop these with the best pre marriage counselling Singapore can provide.
Be more than a Statistic
Global research has found that, by year 7 of a marriage, the divorce rate is 50%! Furthermore, those who avoid divorce are often discontented and unhappy. Indeed, second marriages have a divorce rate of 60% for those without children and as high as 70% for those with.
Think, would you fly if there was a 50% chance of a crash? Probably not. Yet this is the decision that many couples make, risking marriage without having the tools they need to succeed. Good marriages thrive on solid marriage concepts and purpose, enhanced fully with the tools and skills to flourish as a couple.
An Investment in You
As soon as a couple starts thinking about marriage, they should undertake pre marriage counselling. Our counselling is more than judging compatibly, we give you tools to resolve differences in order to build a better, more solid future. Gottman’s research has shown that all couples, irrespective of compatibility, spend around 80% of their time in conflict and/or disagreement. We give you the shills to work through this.
It is vital to understand that today’s decisions have large future repercussions, affecting happiness, family and finances. Through making an initial investment today, you are able to assess what underpins your marriage and create goals that are realistic and sustainable. Be prepared and avoid the drastic emotional and financial costs of divorce.
These statistics are an unfortunate reality, making it better to invest now for a happy and durable marriage. With our help, these skills are very easily achieved and their returns are amazing. Indeed, the optimum time to learn these skills is pre marriage.
Sustain your Happiness!
Couples in love can often overlook or ignore already present concerns. Wishful thinking often overrides reality, love blinds all and it can often blind couples from future reality. Love can only maintain marriage for so long and its vital couples understand communication and difference management. Couples must learn effective compromise to create a win-win for the marriage. We focus on conduct and contact, not compatibility.
Our pre marriage counselling generally covers the following:
- Understanding your purpose for marriage
- Analysing and enhancing goal, as well as the means to discuss and enact them
- Developing a marriage contract that delves into dealing with finance, sex, time management, family, friends and monogamy/infidelity boundaries
- Advanced conflict management
- Realising that marriage relies upon key concepts, like effective negotiation for win-win, 100% effort and fair is not equal and more
Our experienced marriage counsellor, Tammy Fontana, MS NCC CTRT is here to enhance your marriage through giving you the skills to avoid relationship hazards. Sessions are tailored to providing you with the tools you need. Tammy is a Certified Choice Theory Reality Therapist and has completed level 2 training in Gottman’s Methodology for Marriage
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