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Pre Marital Counseling

My Husband and I Are Incompatible

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 06.04.2016 | Weddings
Deborah Stachelski

30 questions later, we turn and look at each other with horror spread across our faces, realizing that not one of our answers is the same. "What! We thought we were soulmates!"

5 Signs You Shouldn't Be Getting Married (Even if the Wedding Is Already Planned)

Sandy Malone | Posted 05.26.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Some couples weren't meant to be married to each other. Ever. That's a cold, harsh thing for a wedding planner to say - heck, I need clients - but I think it's important for brides and grooms to realize that the simple act of having planned a wedding doesn't actually mean they have to get married.

The Relationship Problem You're Probably Overlooking

Laura Riley, Ph.D. | Posted 09.07.2014 | Women
Laura Riley, Ph.D.

When couples love each other, they think they'll move in together and agree on basic living arrangements. Unfortunately, it's easier to love someone than to live with them.

3 Things You Should Know Before Getting Married

Tyler Ward | Posted 08.11.2014 | Weddings
Tyler Ward

We weren't supposed to be the ones in a perpetual fight. We were the couple who highlighted and dog-eared our marriage books. My wife was still my dream. Yet, something was missing. We both felt it. And we both wondered why.

A Case for Pre-Marital Counseling

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 06.22.2014 | Weddings
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

I recently had an interesting discussion with a panel of colleagues about the value of couples therapy. The question was this: "Can all couples, even those who are happily married, benefit from working with a skilled couples therapist?"

What's the Most Important Thing to Remember on Your Wedding Day?

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 09.14.2013 | Weddings
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

I know this sounds obvious, but it is surprising how many unhappily married couples will report that, during their wedding celebration, they did not spend much time together.

Premarital Counseling: The Pros and Cons

GalTime | Posted 09.07.2013 | Weddings

Is reluctance to premarital counseling due to a fear of admitting our lives aren't "perfect?" Or do we just think it's a waste of time? Read on to get the pros and cons of premarital counseling from therapists, counselors and family-law experts who outta know!

Why Couples MUST Do This Before They Tie The Knot

Lynne Gold-Bikin | Posted 03.04.2012 | Weddings
Lynne Gold-Bikin

We spend more time training potential drivers before they get a license to drive than we do couples who claim they want to spend their lives together.

Until Adultery Do Us Part?

Elizabeth E. Evans | Posted 08.21.2011 | Religion
Elizabeth E. Evans

Clergy aren't known for being in the new wave of cultural change, to put it mildly. But for the sake of couples who mostly likely want to stay faithful to their partner, it's an increasingly important subject to discuss.