Houston Premarital Counseling
Often times couples want to make sure that they are on the same page as their partners in terms of family, finances, kids, time spent together and time spent apart, and other issues that concern couples on their verge of getting married. Couples want a safe place to talk about these issues and that is where I can help. Through counseling, I can help couples learn to express themselves, hear their partners and be heard by their partners.
Premarital Counseling is an investment into a strong, healthy marriage.
Most couples spend more time and money planning their weddings than preparing for their marriages. Having a healthy marriage creates a positive impact on each person’s happiness and life longevity. A strong marriage is also the foundation of strong families. As a Couples Counselor, I help couples create a solid foundation for a lifelong, happy marriage.
Planning for Marriage
Many couples come to counseling prior to getting married to be sure their relationship is off to a good start and they have worked through several of the barriers that might be in front of them. Doing so is actually a mature activity to engage in. There are so many unknowns when we decide to spend the rest of our lives with someone. An excellent book by Gary Chapman is Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married. It is written from a Christian perspective. Even if you are not Christian, it is filled with excellent information on aspects of marriage that you may not have considered.
Of course when we meet that special someone, we assume our life will be full of bliss. There is this fairy tale myth that we will live happily ever after. If only it were that simple. I have been married 29 years, and I can tell you that living the roller coaster of life is far from simple. There are so many situations and life events that we cannot even fathom.