When most couples think about getting married, they focus
on the flurry and excitement of wedding and honeymoon plans. Relationship coach, Julie
Wise, suggests that it’s also important to set aside time to plan for the months
and years ahead. In "Marriage 101" couples discover
more about each other, and learn how to communicate effectively as they design their
future together. They also learn tips and tools for dealing with common pitfalls such as
money issues and unexpected life challenges.
The package includes five 60-minute sessions. There is homework to work on between
sessions and handout materials are provided each week. Sessions are offered locally
in Kitchener-Waterloo or by phone/Skype to couples who live outside of the area.
"One of the best things we got from the course is our
conflict resolution. Minor disagreements that might have ended up in a huge argument before
just resolve themselves now. We really couldn‘t be more ready for marriage. We are
more in tune with each other, and with how we show our love and appreciation for one