Bergen County Premarital Counseling

With nearly half of all marriages ending in divorce, premarital counseling should be sought out when couples are considering getting married (in fact, some states require premarital counseling for people under 18 years of age).

If you live in Bergen County and are considering marriage, Bergen County premarital counseling can help.

At Franklin Lakes premarital counseling, couples will learn how to develop the skills to communicate in marriage, identify potential conflict areas, and learn how to navigate their way through difficult questions.

When should a couple seek Bergen County premarital counseling?

Premarital counseling is normally sought out “pre-marriage” but it is also necessary and useful for those contemplating marriage. Premarital counseling can be beneficial for those not sure of the next step, and can also help those that are engaged and are preparing for marriage.

Bergen County Premarital Counseling for those unsure about Marriage

Premarital counseling can help a person in a relationship who is “non-committal” learn what barriers they may have, counseling can help a couple resolve issues they cannot seem to get past, or premarital counseling can help educate couples on marriage.

Just because you do premarital counseling does not mean “you are getting married”. In fact, sometimes couples go through premarital counseling, and find it best that they do not pursue marriage, and they both go on to separately live happy and healthy lives.

Bergen County Premarital Counseling is also for those who have gotten engaged and are ready to tie the knot.

The benefit of premarital counseling is endless; research has shown the premarital counseling can reduce divorce rates and the pre-marriage jitters.

You do not have to have a problem to seek premarital counseling. In fact, premarital counseling can be used to strengthen your relationship and help you communicate better. Premarital counseling helps couples avoid conflicts that lay ahead.

Premarital counseling can help open up discussions that you feel uncomfortable bringing up yourself. Counseling does not mean you have a problem. It means that you are strong enough to learn to prevent future problems.

Some commonly covered ground in premarital counseling will include:

  • Common Interest and Activities
  • Role Expectations
  • Communication
  • Religion and/or Church
  • Marriage Expectations
  • Budget and Finance
  • Children and Parenting
  • Sexuality
  • The Need for Space

Call us at (201) 425-1981. We want you and your partner to find the help, care, motivation, or information you are looking for.