McDonough Premarital Counseling

Premarital Counseling in McDonough, GA—Counselors and Therapists at Thriveworks

Perhaps you have dreamed of walking down the aisle on your wedding day, finding your prince charming, and living happily ever after. While this dream is wonderful, the reality is that committed relationships and marriage require a great deal of hard work if they are to last.

Premarital counseling is a therapeutic process that occurs before jumping into the marriage and making many personal and lifestyle changes. It can provide insight into the quality of your relationship and provide the foundation for effective communication going forward. A look at the benefits of premarital counseling can help you make the best relationship decisions.

Prepare for the Challenges That Come with Marriage

Premarital counseling will provide the tools, support, and resources you need to work on a successful and healthy marriage. Even for couples who believe their relationship is perfect, premarital counseling can offer tremendous benefits that last a lifetime. The topics you can expect to cover during premarital counseling include:

  • Communication
  • Lifestyle exploration
  • Conflict resolution
  • Listening and speaking techniques
  • Managing finances.

Receive a Neutral Stance on Your Relationship

A certified premarital counselor offers their objective perspective on a situation or the quality of the relationship. Unfortunately, many young couples make the mistake of simply relying on being in love to ensure a successful marriage. While love is an important factor, knowing how to resolve conflict, communicate, and manage realistic expectations of your future spouse can go a long way in reducing the odds of a future divorce.

Build a Healthy Foundation Before Entering a Marriage

Going into a marriage with a shaky foundation is never a good idea. By attending premarital counseling, you can learn the tools and techniques required to develop a strong foundation before entering the committed relationship. All relationships will have to manage differing opinions at some stage. Attending premarital counseling will introduce the tools and the methods you can incorporate to listen well to one another. The approach helps prevent arguments from escalating and conflicts from remaining.

Marriage is a two-way street. If you are stuck in your ways, it’s time to change. While this does not mean changing who you are, it does mean making provision for the needs of your partner. The necessary strategies must be implemented to ensure that you are effectively equipped to cope with the difficulties that are presented along your marital journey.

See a Premarital Counselor at Thriveworks McDonough

Our premarital counselors don’t provide their opinion simply based on their feelings but on research and professional practice. They provide information and support by introducing tried and tested techniques in support of a healthy and fulfilling marriage. The process includes healthy and constructive ways of responding to the needs of the marriage and resolving conflicts within the relationship.

Visiting a premarital counselor at Thriveworks McDonough is a responsible and valuable step any couple can take towards their long term success. Learning how to manage your relationship provides the tools and awareness you can implement in daily life. Consider the lasting benefits premarital counseling offers. Call us to schedule an appointment at (678) 853-5849. We look forward to working with you.


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