Comments from Couples re Pre-Marriage courses

Some comments from engaged couples

Feedback from most recent weekend of Marriage Preparation

  • ‘V impressed by the weekend. We appreciate the time and openness of the couples who facilitated, and especially as it was done on a volunteer basis.’
  • ‘Coming to the course, we were not sure what to expect. For both of us the weekend has been a powerful and emotional path of discovery. It was honest and thought provoking. We enjoyed the experience immensely and will definitely recommend it to friends.’
  • ‘It was a beautiful experience for both of us, giving us life-skills and hope, that hopefully one day we will look back and say we are as happy after 30 years as the day we met, through your help and guidance.’
  • ‘Excellent all round!’
  • ‘Valuable, reflective and thoughtful experience – the honesty and genuineness of the team is hugely motivating and inspiring. Plenty of thinking for our future marriage – highly recommend this! Keep up the excellent work.’
  • ‘This was an excellent course – it gave an insight into marriage and how as a couple we can make our marriage work in a loving way and in the presence of God. The time the team gives you is amazing. Thank you.’
  • ‘We expect that this weekend will stand to us tremendously in the long run. We appreciated the open and honest approach of the couples, facilitators and team couples. We’re delighted that we came.’
  • ‘Great weekend, very helpful on all aspects of married life. Honesty and openness of the teams made the course very relevant to the real life problems or issues that we will face. Lovely atmosphere.’
  • ‘It was an excellent course and we really enjoyed it and benefited from it greatly”We have come away with a renewed sense of our relationship; some excellent tools going forward in our lives together.’
  • ‘Thank you for a wonderful weekend. We appreciate the team couples sharing personal details of their lives. We have learned a lot and appreciate also the opportunities for us to talk to each other in privacy in a structured supported way.”We really enjoyed the course, it is so important to take time to think about our future marriage and prepare. We feel closer and more in love.”Really took a lot from it… Lovely to meet the team and hear about their real-life experiences. Thanks.”Thank you so much for your warmth, kindness, openness and sharing. It has helped us both in so many ways and regarding our love in God and each other. The topics covered were all important and topics we needed to explore… Thank you for giving us a very important weekend that is and will bear very important to us.”Great weekend to solidify foundations for marriage. Very open and a safe space for discussion. Delighted to have done the course. Great facilitators, and appreciated their honesty and experiences.”Excellent course, will highly recommend.”Definitely worth doing the weekend.’

    ‘Friendly, relaxing atmosphere…. Lots of helpful advice. Lots to reflect on. Thank you!’

    The weekend was outstanding for both of us.’

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