Marriage Workshops and Intensives
We believe that community wellness begins in the home, and that strong marriages are the foundation to a strong home.
Our Marriage Events
We believe a rising tide floats all boats. If we can diminish the fragmentation of our families thru increased relationship literacy we can reduce poverty, homelessness, incarceration, addictions, domestic violence and a host of societal ills. Join us in creating communities where marriages and families thrive.
About Adventures in Marriage
Most couples do not know “how” to be married. Adventures in Marriage helps couples discover better ways to MEET NEEDS, COMMUNICATE, RESOLVE CONFLICT, EXPRESS ANGER, AVOID DIRTY FIGHTING and understand how their personality styles impact relationships for better or worse. Fun, practical, and easy to learn, Adventures in Marriage is appropriate for couples at ANY age or stage. The marriage communication program is designed to reach couples across the spectrum – from happy and highly motivated to struggling and highly stressed.Adventures in Marriage combines Christian principles with the latest research to provide specific, practical, attainable skills for a SUCCESSFUL MARRIAGE.
Come learn how to create the marriage you have always wanted with the spouse you already have!
Benefits of Adventure in Marriage:
Recognize when your marriage communication style is more of a problem than the actual problem you are facing.
Develop the ability to feel genuine empathy for your partner instead of secret resentment.
Express yourself clearly so that your thoughts and feelings can be recognized and understood without causing your spouse to feel defensive, resentful, overwhelmed, manipulated or inadequate.
Avoid the mind reading that so often leads to misunderstanding between couples, and learn to avoid assumptions.
Express and accept anger without destroying loveFight in such a way that you resolve the issues at hand and actually feel closer to your spouse.
Acknowledge and enjoy the differences between you and your spouse, rather than seeing him/her as a threat.
Understand what went wrong in previous relationships or what is going wrong now
The cost includes: 2 workbooks mailed to your home, communication cards, access to Tele-Coaching follow up help, after class LIVE Q & A and ability to view recorded sessions if you miss a class. This online workshop is devoted to challenging, strengthening, and encouraging you and your spouse to deepen your love for one another. Discover new ways to meet one another's needs, communicate, resolve conflicts, and understand how your personality will impact your relationship for better or worse. With the gospel as our source of Hope, we will find encouragement from the resources of Christ to help with our marriages.All registrations made outside the continental US will receive an electronic version of the materials that are used in this workshop.**For questions or scholarship information, you can email Jessica@livethelife.org
The Power of US
This course is designed for couples wanting to experience deeper levels of intimacy, knowledge, and understanding of one another. Combining Christian principles with the latest scientific research, couples will be equipped with specific, practical, and attainable skills allowing them to develop, maintain, and sustain a deeply bonded and connected relationship. Discover what it’s like to be fully known and fully loved!
Our vision for Hope Weekends is simple: We want to transform good marriages into great marriages, and we want troubled marriages to be healed and restored so more children will grow up in happier, healthier homes.
Hope Weekends are marriage retreats that combine Christian principles with the latest research to provide specific, practical, attainable skills to help couples:
Reconnect and develop/restore trust.
Promote a greater sense of “Us” and oneness.
Experience deeper levels of intimacy, knowledge, and understanding of one another.
Learn the essential relationship skills required to develop, maintain, and sustain a deeply bonded and connected relationship.
Strengthen communication and conflict resolution skills.
Learn how to develop emotional regulation.
Remove some of the accumulated relational pain.
Did you know the average cost of a divorce is over $30,000.Our marriage retreat, comparatively, is only $1,200 per couple (does not include food or lodging) and we have an 80% success rate with all of our couples (including those who have already started divorce proceedings).
Premarital - Start Smart
Do you want the 5 year plan or the 50-year plan for your marriage?
When it comes to your most valuable relationships, an ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure.
Start Smart is a comprehensive premarital education program with 4 key elements:
1. A premarital inventory driven by current research that provides a comprehensive, unique profile of a couple’s relationship, measuring their strengths and growth areas in 13 critical categories needed for a successful marriage.
2. Up to five mentoring sessions with trained “Marriage Coaches” to process Start Smart inventory answers and workbook exercises through targeted discussion.
3. Experiential learning of specific communication and conflict resolution skills crucial to a healthy marriage
4. A workbook packed with innovative exercises and meaningful content regarding expectations, finances, personalities and perspectives, sexuality and intimacy, communication and conflict resolution.
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