Premarital Counseling

Marriage is a huge step in the lives of two people. Thus, many couples choose to undergo premarital counseling before they officially tie the knot. Counseling before marriage is a way for couples to predict and avoid future sources of marital conflict so that they can have a long-lasting union. However, premarital counseling does not guarantee a successful marriage.

Although there are religion-based premarital counseling courses, there are also secular options. No matter what counseling option you choose, there are some commonalities between the programs. Besides basic questions regarding children and finances, it is also a time during which couples can plan how their holidays will work with visiting the different sides of the family, as well as their goals in life, how they want to raise the kids, and any deeper issues.

The Importance of Open Communication

A big part of premarital counseling is figuring out finances. It can be hard for a couple to sit down and create a budget without a mediator. Because this is often a source of contention in a marriage, it is good to decide on a financial plan before a couple is legally wed.

Despite all of the topics you a couple may cover in premarital counseling, it does not promise a perfect marriage. Changes in a person's life can lead to issues that can drive a wedge between couples, sometimes resulting in divorce. Unavoidable tragedies such as children with major health issues can create a marriage that is too stressful to maintain.

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Whether you participated in premarital advising or not, there is no exact recipe for a perfect marriage. If you or someone you know is looking for effective, efficient San Diego divorce lawyers, look no further than the experienced attorneys of Fischer & Van Thiel, LLP. Contact us today at 760-722-7646.

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