E3-heartcandlesach evening begins with a candlelit dinner. There is then, a presentation by Rich & Cindy Gammie, followed by an opportunity to discuss the topic together privately as a couple.

The sessions are as follows:

Session 1 - OPPOSITES ATTRACT
Learn why you are attracted to each other and how your differences can complement and enhance your relationship.
 

Session 2 - COMMUNICATION
Discover the love messages you have been sending; learn how to
communicate and understand each other.

Session 3 - FINANCES
Understand how finances affect your relationship and learn strategies to communicate and work through financial differences.

Session 4 - CONFLICT RESOLUTION
Develop strategies to "fight fair" while maintaining respect and consideration during conflict.

Session 5 - MEETING NEEDS
Discover what each of your needs are and implement opportunities to have those needs met in your relationship.

Session 6 - FAMILY BACKGROUNDS
Understand how your family background affects your relationship and learn how to encourage positive family relationships.

Session 7 - INTIMACY
Learn how to enhance the level of intimacy in your relationship by understanding your differences and communicating your needs
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Who is it for?

Marriage Builders is for any married or engaged couple that wants to build a strong and lasting relationship, especially those:

  • Who want to enhance their marriage
  • In the first five years of marriage
  • At a challenging stage in their marriage, such as the birth of child, a career change, teenagers at home, the “empty nest”
  • Struggling with issues in their marriage.

Marriage Builders, while based on Christian principles, is very helpful for any couple with or without a Christian faith or church background. 

Privacy

Privacy as a couple is always respected. There is no group discussion and no requirement to disclose anything about your personal relationship to anyone other than your spouse.