Category: Ready To Get Married

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Newly Engaged? Why Premarital Counseling Can Prepare You for a Happier Life Ahead

If you’re newly engaged, you may be spending a lot of your time planning the wedding. But while you’re focusing on the flowers and the flavor of the cake, here’s why it’s good to spend time preparing for your life together, too. One of the best ways to fulfill aRead More

Finding Love: Good Signs That Your Relationship Is Right For Deeper Commitment

The transition from casual friendship to infatuation to commitment runs on emotions, for most of us. Some people believe the “rush” means it’s all good, only to find there are big gaps in how well they really understand and know each other. So, what really matters in making a goodRead More

Building a Great Marriage: Become a team at the start

If you are in the midst of planning your wedding, you are probably already facing some issues that test your commitment and communication as a couple, even before you say “I do.” Wedding planning can be your first important effort to work with your partner as a true team. YouRead More

How to Know if Your Partner is ‘The One’

If you are thinking about getting married, you may wonder what to base your decision on. Do you look at how happy you feel with your partner today, and how much you have in common?  If you feel you have found your soul mate, is that enough to decide thisRead More

Why Are the First Years of Marriage so Hard? 5 Tips for a Strong Love

The love at the core of any marriage needs frequent renewal to be sturdy. It is a continual work-in-progress. And with the divorce rate over 50%, newly married couples may worry whether they have what it takes to make it through the first rough patches, and build a happy relationshipRead More

3 Things To Ask Yourself and Your Partner Before Getting Married

You have met someone special, and are at a point where you want to make a happy marriage part of your life.  Now you may be asking yourself some serious questions to help you determine if this person and this relationship is right for you. But how can you know aheadRead More