What You Should Know About Premarital Coaching

It can be difficult to know what to do when you first get engaged. You’re probably going through a lot of changes and have your fair share of unanswered questions. Wondering what you should and shouldn’t be doing as a couple is a normal part of the engagement process. However, it’s what you do about those uncertainties that will set you up for a lifetime of happiness. If you’re feeling a bit lost, you’re in good company. Many couples struggle to make the right decisions before their wedding day. Don’t fret, you’re not alone. So many others have been there, done that, and are here to help you navigate this exciting new chapter of your life.

What Is Premarital Coaching

Coaching is a process of learning together that helps two people grow and understand each other better. It’s not about the two of you solving each other’s problems, but about learning from one another and exploring different ideas and finding ways to collaborate with one another through the inevitable challenges you will face!

How To Find A Good Coach

Finding a good coach is important. You want to make sure you’re picking someone who’s right for you and your relationship. There are a few things to consider when looking for a coach. Do they make you feel comfortable? Do you vibe with them? Is their style a good fit for yours and your relationship? Are they certified in their field? If they aren’t RUN!

Engaging in Premarital Coaching

There are many ways to engage in premarital coaching. Some couples find it beneficial to meet with their coach weekly . Others like to meet just once or twice a month. There isn’t a “right” way to do this as long as you and your partner(s) are comfortable with it. Make the decision together to work through whatever “homework” your premarital coach provides you! These can be incredible beneficial for your engagement and the other side of the honeymoon phase.

Tips for the premarital coaching process

It’s natural to feel a little overwhelmed when you first get engaged. The best thing to do is take your time and explore all your options.

  • Talk to your fiancé(e) and Explore your finances
  • Talk honestly about your family dynamics
  • Be vulnerable and open to difficult conversations.
  • Get your finances in order
  • Discuss both internal and external boundaries
  • Learn as much as you can about each other and your personalities
  • Take a self inventory and begin working on you!
  • Don’t be afraid to continue to date your fiance
  • Don’t wait for love – Give love
  • Let go of expectations
  • Have fun

Engagement is a time of excitement, new beginnings and unknown adventures. The future is unwritten and full of possibilities. This is a special time when you and your partner get a chance to decide what kind of future you want to create. Your engagement can be a little daunting, especially as you start planning your wedding. There are so many decisions to be made and the future is uncertain. Premarital coaching can help you navigate the process, set goals and create a plan. It’s a great opportunity to get to know your future self better and create a more fulfilling relationship.

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