“A wedding lasts one day. A marriage, forever.”
The decision to marry is one of the most important decisions in your life. And a healthy marriage creates a wholesome environment for healthy children as well as yourselves, making a good marriage the most important investment you will ever make.
That’s why it’s so important to get off to a good start by exploring your concerns and issues and hopes and dreams before you walk down the aisle. Marrying without pre-marital counseling is like setting out on a life-long journey without adequate planning and preparation. Recent research shows that couples who receive pre-marital counseling fare much better than couples that don’t. Pre-marital counseling is, quite simply, a smart thing to do! At MarriageWorks, we can help you start your journey off well by providing the attention and care that your marriage deserves.
Pre-marital counseling is usually brief—two to five sessions. You and your fiancé will meet privately with one of our therapists to address your expectations, hopes and dreams and any concerns that have come up during the relationship. Because disappointment– unfulfilled expectations and wishes—is the main source of marital unhappiness and conflict, we focus on those areas in addition to assessing your communication, your attachment, your individual and relationship goals, your vision of marriage, and your ability to reach agreements, as well as other areas like money, sex, children, religion and family.
Your counselor will provide useful information during the sessions that will help you get your marriage off to a good start and improve the likelihood of your marriage thriving over the years.
Pre-Marital Counseling Therapists
Offices in Pikesville, Baltimore, Towson, Hunt Valley, Columbia, Annapolis and Washington D.C.
We treat the LGBT community.
You can make day, evening and weekend appointments by contacting us online or by calling our main office at 410.653.8282. Appointments can usually be scheduled within the week. We will discuss fees with you and answer any questions you might have before your first appointment.
Our offices are conveniently located in Pikesville, Baltimore, Towson, Hunt Valley, Columbia, Annapolis and Washington D.C.