Most churches offer a group format for training engaged couples or have designated premarital mentors for engaged couples.
If your church doesn’t offer a set program, Focus on the Family has a product called .
They were tasked with preparing for their marriage — their lifetime together.
You can buy it and take it to an older mentor couple and ask them to go through it with you. Although wedding planning can be fun, make sure you take time as a couple to stay connected.
Plan a weekly that keeps your relationship a top priority.
It’s important to see how your special person handles everyday events.
Watch to see how he or she handles your heart during disappointment, conflict or when you are stressed.
Don’t settle for just watching your loved one put his or her best foot forward., Dr. Olson provides evidence that couples who seek eight to 10 hours of quality premarital education or counseling are 80 percent more likely to stay together. Olson has also found that only about 35 to 40 percent of couples will choose to engage in some form of premarital education.
Talk to pastors or church leaders concerning who they would recommend for counseling or .
He officiated at the marriage of our eldest daughter, Taylor, to her fiancé, Caleb. There were heartfelt tears from all who were there as a daddy gave his daughter — and a piece of his heart — away.
Watching them dance to Bob Carlisle’s “Butterfly Kisses” was almost too much for this mother to bear.
Recently, my husband, Greg, performed a very special wedding ceremony.