Research shows that couples who have premartial counseling have a better chance at a successful marriage; therefore, many counties give you a discount off your marriage license fee if you participate in premarital counseling. Sosan also offers a $200 discount off her officiant fee if you complete the eight counseling sessions with her.
The counseling package includes the Prepare/Enrich inventory and eight counseling sessions, covering the following topics:
- identifying strength and growth areas in your relationship
- learning and practicing mindful speech and deep listening
- dealing with conflict and afflictive emotions
- seeing causes and conditions of suffering: family background and life experiences
- planning for the future: goal setting and attitudes towards money
Cost: $100 per session for 8 sessions of counseling plus $35 for online inventory. And you receive a $200 discount on your wedding fee. If the cost of counseling is more than you can afford - let's talk about it. Payment plans, barter and reduced rates may be available.