A lot of thought and planning goes into a wedding: Sites, themes, catering, the dress…

The list can go on and on, and frankly be a big source of anxiety and stress. You’re putting a lot of time and effort into making sure that your wedding day is everything you want it to be.

Or, maybe you’re chucking it all and eloping.

Either way, the wedding looms large in your mind, but what about the marriage?

Newly married couples face many challenges in their first year together: Who is charge of the finances? What are my roles in this new family? Do we have kids now or focus on our careers? How do we have a fight that results in us feeling closer, rather than estranged?

We like to imagine our happily ever after, but the reality is that making a relationship last a lifetime takes a lot of hard work, dedication, and a set of skills that often don’t come naturally.

That’s where we come in.

Now is the perfect time to begin building the communication skills, trust and understanding that will create a satisfying relationship, and help it last a lifetime. Working with one of our trained marriage counselors, you will identify the areas of strength and assess the opportunities for growth in your relationship. Working together, you will develop the practices needed for lasting joy and intimacy.

Join other couples in a fun and relaxed atmosphere to learn the skills you'll need to create the relationship you want. Using the information from your personalized Prepare/Enrich assessment as well as proven techniques from the Gottman Method, your counselor will help you and your partner develop the habits needed for a happy marriage.

With this class you receive:

  • Personalized Prepare/Enrich Assessment
  • Couples Workbook
  • 52 Questions to Ask Before Marriage Card Game
  • $60 Coupon toward your Texas Marriage Licence

Looking for more information? Check out the Austin Premarital Counseling home page for other relationship resources, recommended reading and answers to frequently asked questions!

Austin Premarital Counseling provides secular research-based premarital counseling, assessment, and classes for couples who want to build a stronger relationship and make an investment in a better shared future . Daniel and Molly Brake are psychotherapists trained in Prepare/Enrich and Gottman Method Couples Therapy.