Premarital education has been found to reduce the rate of divorce by 30%.
Melinda utilizes a couples assessment which will provide insights that bring into focus the conversation that result in forward movement-building strength as individuals and as a couple.
As each couple is unique, their needs vary. Using a personalized assessment allows Melinda to tailor the enrichment process to your specific relationship needs. Therefore focusing on the topics that will be the greatest benefit to you.
Planning for marriage is not just about planning for an amazing wedding. It is about creating a strong foundation on which to build the rest of your life. Its about reaching a greater understanding of your relationship and gaining knowledge to sustain a fulfilling life-long marriage.
Practice makes perfect , and its true when it comes to marriage. Premarital enrichment provides you with a safe context to learn and practice healthy relational and communication based habits that will propel you forward in developing a lasting and vibrant emotional connection over time.
I am dedicated to not only ensuring couples have a memorable ceremony, but providing resources that will help couples prepare to make their marriages go the distance.
This marriage investment is more than just a formality. It is a tool that will bring awareness and understanding. The skill building sessions are designed to strengthen your relationship. Our goal will be to:
Learn and practice communication skills
Identify strength and growth areas
Work on financial management
Navigate conflicts respectively
Identify and cope with major stressors
Develop a more balanced relationship
Compare family backgrounds
Explore sexual expectations
Understand personality differences and maximize teamwork
It is my mission to help couples accomplish these goals in a supportive, respectful, and a relaxed manner.