Research has shown, Forty-Four percent of couples who are getting married agree to premarital counseling before they take their wedding vows.
WHY WOULD A COUPLE GO TO THERAPY BEFORE GETTING MARRIED?
*To discuss past issues *Learn better communication styles *To discuss potential problems *Resolve issues *Discuss finances *Discuss expectations
Discussing past issues
When you learn how to deal with the past, it can teach you how to improve and handle future issues without reacting in an irrational manner.
As a couple, you should be able to talk about anything. Communication leads to trust and openness.
Discuss potential problems
Believe it or not, counseling brings potential problems to light. It is important to address concerns before they progress into problems in the future.
Money is a common reason for separation. Discussing how finances will be shared is crucial, in order to establish a mutual understanding. Being comfortable discussing serious topics such as finances will also improve trust.
Openly talk about expectations. These expectations are not just what you want, but they are also where you want to live, do you want to buy a new home? Are you trying to start a family or is the career still the focus?
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