This session introduces the concept of Smart Loving – a practical insight designed to make a couple’s efforts to love more efficient by helping them learn the specific ways in which their fiancé experiences love. The role of affirmation is also addressed.
Using the L.I.F.E. communication framework, couples will learn how to communicate effectively and intimately. A technique for accomplishing Emotional Communion (empathy) is also taught.
A detailed examination of the couple’s attitudes and beliefs about sexuality and marriage, looking particularly at their family of origin. The impact of other significant relationships including emotional injuries is addressed.
Evaluate your priorities and examine your expectations for your future life together. Learn how to use the Stop-Reflect-Connect tool for values based decision making.
Examine the dynamics that lead to conflict and learn how to avoid it. Learn how to restore your unity with the Stop-LIFE- Reflect-Connect – a process of reconciliation.
Examines how, contrary to popular belief, marital sex is an intimate communication rather than just a recreational activity. The concept of sex as a sacramental gesture and a renewal of wedding vows is explored.
Discover the wonder of human fertility and learn how to ready your body for its fertile status. Discuss your family goals and learn how to achieve them Fertility Awareness Methods.
Learn about the sacramentality of marriage and how a Catholic marriage differs from secular one. Discuss the commitment you are making on your wedding day and prepare you wedding liturgy.
Explore your unique spirituality and unlock the power of spiritual intimacy. Learn how to pray together and what to pray for.