“Every engaged couple thinks they don't need it. Every
married couple thinks they did.”
Mark McManus, author of Marriage Savers
Will Show You How To Make Your Wedding Vows a Reality.
am an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister, who is trained and
certified to provide professional, private pre-marital counseling and
- Based on my research
and experience, I use the PREPARE marriage preparation program. It
is a positive, affordable (and priceless) investment in a stronger
marriage – right from
- PREPARE is not a religiously-based program with
a religious agenda or point of view. It is a religion-neutral, counseling
model designed to help couples get real about marriage as they better
understand the ways they mesh as two unique individuals entering a
- PREPARE does not pass
judgement. There are no “right and wrong” answers. The
hands-on exercises reflect back to the couple their own points of view
about their strengths, growth areas, values, marriage expectations
and dreams, individually and together.
I Believe In Marriage.
- I also believe (and
researchers agree) that couples transition into a relationship as challenging
as marriage most successfully when they take part in a well-designed,
skill-building preparation program like PREPARE with a trained facilitator.
- More than one million couples have engaged in
and benefited from this hands-on program as they’ve celebrated
their strengths as a couple and learned new approaches for turning
their stumbling blocks into stepping stones to a fulfilling marriage.
I Will Help You Put New or Sharper
Tools in Your Relationship Toolbox!
Click here to learn more about the
PREPARE program (structure, elements, and benefits) and why it could
turn out to be one of the most romantic aspect of your pre-marital
“It is the best gift you can
give each other. I have been married seventeen years and I can tell
you that every bride/groom needs this. If it costs money it should
be the first thing paid for in the budget. Wedding planning is for
a day, marriage for a lifetime.”
a married woman’s message to knot.com brides.