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Build a strong foundation to your marriage by completing a Premarital Training course. Learn more about the comprehensive couple inventories to help couples prepare for marriage. The couples assessment will help identify your temperament as well as your strength and growth areas. Complete the forms in the privacy of your home. Based on a couple's assessment results, a trained facilitator provides 4 sessions in which the facilitator helps the couple discuss and understand their results as they are taught proven communication and relationship skills.

How many people have taken the PREPARE/ENRICH Program?
Over 3 million couples have taken the PREPARE/ENRICH Program since it began in 1980.

What are the major goals of the PREPARE/ENRICH Program?
There are several goals of the PREPARE/ENRICH Program. In order to achieve these goals there are exercises designed to help couples improve their relationship skills. The program helps couples:

  • Explore strength and growth areas
  • Strengthen communication skills
  • Identify and manage major stressors
  • Resolve conflict using the Ten Step Model
  • Develop a more balanced relationship
  • Explore family of origin issues
  • Discuss financial planning and budgeting
  • Establish personal, couple and family goals
  • Understand and appreciate personality differences

What relationship areas are assessed by the Inventories?

  • 12 Relationship Scales communication, conflict resolution, roles, sexuality, finances, spiritual beliefs and more
  • 5 SCOPE Personality Scales
  • 4 Couple and Family Scales based on the circumplex model
  • 4 Relationship Dynamic Scales
  • 30 Customized Scalesx

What couples are saying about the program?

"My partner and I both enjoyed taking the Inventory and were amazed how accurate the results were. It was a time of discovery and we were encouraged to discuss a number of topics that had not completely surfaced yet in our relationship. We're both looked forward to going over the results with our pre-marital counselor. We highly recommend program to other couples, younger and older."

"The relationship building skills and learning a new ways of effectively communicating made a difference in our relationship. The premarital training is full of tools that I haven't found anywhere else and could not have come up with on my own."

Quotes from premarital couples in Florida.


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