What is The Marriage Preparation Course?
The Marriage Preparation Course is a series of five sessions to help engaged couples or those exploring the possibility of marriage, build strong foundations for their future together.
Nicky and Sila Lee, authors of The Marriage Book, developed The Marriage Preparation Course to help couples invest in their relationship for a lasting marriage. Over five sessions, the course will help you to learn to communicate well, understand and appreciate your differences, and prepare for potential challenges.
"Lots of it was about communicating and recognising how the other person will act when they’re upset…..I realised we have different ways of showing love."
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Who is it for?
The Marriage Preparation Course is for couples who are exploring the idea of getting married and for those who are already engaged. It’s designed for those who want to give their marriage the best possible start, whether they’re exploring marriage for the first time or have been married before.
The course is based on Christian principles but designed for all couples with or without a church background. You do not need to be getting married in a church to come on the course.
What can we expect?
On The Marriage Preparation Course you are seated at your own table for two. Each course is unique, but usually every session will include: food, a practical talk and a time for private discussion between you and your partner.
You never share anything about your relationship with anyone other than your partner. Background music ensures that you can chat in complete privacy.
The five sessions
Learn your personality types and your communication styles
Explore the importance and benefits of committed relationships
Discover potential relationship challenges and how to tackle them
Keeping Love Alive
How to maintain the momentum of your relationship
Shared Goals and Values
Find out what is important to you both and develop unity as a couple
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The Marriage Courses UK Development Manager
Marie Aitken | Marie.Aitken@alpha.org