What Is CoveredThe following topics are covered in our online Florida pre-marital course:
Change is Inevitable
Change is inevitable as individuals and as a couple- so get ready for it!
Respect & Encouragement
Encouraging each other and committing to the marriage as something bigger than just yourselves.
Your Love Type
What's your type? Find out your preferred way of feeling the love.
Remaining close is an important aspect of your relationship that you must continue to work on.
Making each other a priority
You need to make your spouse and your relationship a priority.
Your Strengths & Weaknesses
Couple "strengths" and "wish-to-enhance" checklist.
Are you satisfied with how you talk to each other?
Concepts and techniques to help with managing anger.
Couples Flexibility to Change and Creativity in Problem Solving
Flexible couples will survive and overcome the challenges and changes that are normally encountered throughout family life cycles.
When a conflict arises and you are disagreeing, what do you think is most important to do?
Can I Please Change You?
Often in relationships, people find themselves criticizing their partner, asking them to change something, complaining or nagging
Are you Fighting for Control?
Happily married couples report their "partner is seldom too controlling" as a personality issue in the top 10 strengths.
Affection, Touch & Sex
Affection means different things to different people. It's important to discuss what affection means to each of you.
Preparing for Children
Having children is like starting on a new adventure to travel the world over.
Family, Friends, and Boundaries, Oh My!
Friends and family are supposed to be adored at all times, right? What do you mean there could be boundaries?
Dollars and Sense: Financial Management
Did you know that another top 10 strength in happily married couples is financial management? They agree on how to spend money.
Forgiveness Does Not Mean Forgetting
It's best to not hang onto old resentments or let them simmer.
Agreement with how spiritual values and beliefs are expressed is another top strength reported by happily married couples?
Often a different and new point of view can be very beneficial!
Tending to Your Relationship Long-Term
Think of your marriage as similar to a garden, in that it needs tender loving care and attention, or else it will likely wither away.
Sneak Peek: Florida Marriage Laws
We include a reference to the florida marriage laws in this course so you can read it and get a head start. You can discuss any issues of concern before you tie the knot.