PRE-MARITAL COUNSELING

pre-marital counseling

A lot of thought and planning goes into the wedding, but what about the marriage? Start early. Get your relationship off to a healthy beginning and keep it healthy.

Premarital Counseling

For your happily ever after.

Invest in your future because the wedding is one day, but your marriage is forever.

The average couple waits 6 years before getting help for problems

Half of all marriages end in the first seven years

This means that the average couple is unhappy far too long

Learn the skills to master your relationship. We can help improve your ability to communicate through conflict, and deepen intimacy and your connection with your partner. The Relationship Center is a certified facilitator of the Prepare/Enrich Premarital Curriculum – the global standard in premarital counseling.

The Proposal Package

The Proposal is perfect for couples who are looking for a check-in experience, and want to ensure a good start to their upcoming marriage.

You receive two customized, private premarital counseling sessions, with just enough time to touch on topics like Communication, Conflict Resolution, and Finances along with your Prepare/Enrich online inventory, and customized Couples Report.

All premarital packages are suitable for dating, engaged, and same-sex couples.

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The Engagement Package

The Engagement Package is perfect for couples who want to invest more time into their relationship, and focus on building a beautiful, successful marriage. 

You receive four customized, private premarital counseling sessions, along with your Prepare/Enrich online inventory, and customized Couples Report. This package includes an online session following your wedding and good until your first anniversary.

This package gives you more time to discuss topics like Communication, Conflict Resolution, Finances, Children, Parenting, Intimacy, and Families.

All premarital packages are suitable for dating, engaged, and same-sex couples.

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The Honeymoon Package

The Honeymoon Package is perfect for couples who want it all! This is the ultimate package, giving you the time it takes to completely invest in your upcoming marriage, and focus on building strong relationship skills that will last a lifetime.

You receive five customized, private premarital counseling sessions, along with your Prepare/Enrich online inventory, and customized Couples Report. Topics often discussed include Communication, Conflict Resolution, Sex & Intimacy, Finances, and Marriage Goals and Expectations.

All premarital packages are suitable for dating, engaged, and same-sex couples.

Also included:

One online session following your wedding and good until your first anniversary.
$200 off workshop registration to the Relationship Center’s Hold Me Tight Couple’s Workshop two day workshop. No expiration date. Non-transferable.

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The “I Do” Workshop

Your game plan for Happily Ever After

The “I Do” workshop is the Relationship Center’s premarital relationship workshop for happily engaged and newlywed couples in Hampton Roads. Our one-day premarital workshop will provide you and your partner with an opportunity to reflect upon your strengths as a couple, refine your communication skills, develop a shared vision of your marriage, recognize potential pitfalls, find new ways to connect, and prepare to fearlessly face life’s inevitable challenges as a team. We are committed to providing a refreshing alternative to traditional premarital counseling. We designed this workshop using materials from the masters in relationships and marriage.



Our workshops are:

  • based on cutting-edge relationship in relationship science (yes, it is a thing!)
  • customized to fit the needs of happy, satisfied couples
  • affordable and time-efficient
  • completely secular
  • enjoyable, fun, comfortable, and relaxed
  • co-led by experts specializing in relationships
  • a great chance to connect with other engaged and newlywed couples