Well you are ready for marriage right and you have your partner’s consent, your friends and family members blessings. Marriage not only brings two people together in a relationship but it also brings two families together. A lot is involved in a successful marriage and keeping it together forever.
Premarital counselling is a special kind of therapy that helps people get ready for marriage in every aspect in regards their beliefs, core values, and future plans. Premarital counsellors can help two people develop a larger picture of their relationship and what to expect in the coming years. People in a relationship or in a marriage go through issues like cultural differences, improper communication, emotional differences, etc where premarital counselling can help you understand all these aspects and work through them.
Benefits of Premarital Counselling
Identifying Differences in Expectations
As human beings we all have different opinions on each and every subject and our point of view may or may not match with our partner we are in relationship with. Mismatch in the expectations from a marriage (post marriage scenario) can have disastrous effects. Early identification of such differences in expectations is required and here a premarital counsellor can help.A premarital counsellor can work with the couple involved to sort out the differences in the expectations, identify the differences, and then work on them to understand the expectations so that couple can grow together in a relationship.
Longevity of the Relationship
It is one of the most common fears among couples about the longevity of the relationship in a marriage. Premarital counselling can help couples overcome their fears about sustaining a successful marriage in the future. It is essential to talk about such feelings to each other and if things don’t work out personally then it is advisable to seek professional help.
Resolutions to the problems in a marriage are important to keep up a healthy relationship. Running away from problems in a relationship makes people drift apart so conflict resolution skills are important. A premarital counsellor can help couples to develop conflict resolution skills with respect to important matters in a relationship. Being able to identify potential conflicts is equally as important as finding a way to resolve them.
There are two people involved in a marriage and it needs the strength of both people together to keep up a healthy marriage. It is essential to find out common strengths in a marriage for both partners as well as their strengths as individuals, both of which can become a strong foundation for keeping both people together. Differences in opinions are not unhealthy, it is all about giving importance to each other’s opinions and respecting it.
Premarital counselling can be sought in-person as well as online. If you are not sure if you and your partner need premarital counselling, read this article from ReGain on the true cost of premarital counselling. A couple can choose any time that is convenient for them as per their location to get premartial counselling online, which can save time, money, and heartache.
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