A satisfying marriage requires couples to learn and demonstrate skills that empower them to maintain mutual affection while resolving issues, upsets, challenges, and conflicts that are an inevitable aspect of every marriage. A successful marriage requires love, commitment, knowledge, effort, and work. Form the intention now to create a resilient and long-term loving marriage from the start. Strengthen your relationship and prepare constructively for future challenges by attending the Marriage Success Workshop at Wayfarers Chapel!

love, commitment, knowledge, effort, and work. Form the intention now to create a resilient and long-term loving marriage from the start. Strengthen your relationship and prepare constructively for future challenges by attending the Marriage Success Workshop at Wayfarers Chapel!

What will we learn?

  • The 7 Keys to a Successful Marriage
  • The Normal Stages of Marriage
  • The Healing Power of Humor in Marriage
  • How to Nurture each other emotionally
  • How to Support your partner when he/she is feeling vulnerable or overly stressed
  • Increase your Relationship IQ
  • Identify and remove the negative emotions that can become destructive of love
  • Lifestyle habits that promote joy and peace
  • The Practice of Unconditional Love
  • 3 Attitudes that create Flourishing Partnerships
  • The Forgiveness Principle
  • The Humility Factor
  • Understanding your Differences
  • Understanding your Similarities
  • How to express fondness and appreciation
  • Healthy Communication Habits
  • How to offer Constructive Feedback
  • Building a “We-First” relationship
  • The Loving Art of Compromise
  • How to Deal with Touchy Subjects

What can I expect?
A small, fun, religion neutral workshop facilitated by a helping professional who’s devoted to helping couples create and sustain a marriage that grows more beautiful in mutual love through the years.

Facilitator: Dr. Bruce Porfilio, Psychologist

Dates and Cost: Marriage Workshop is a four hour workshop held on a Saturday each month except in December. The Reservations staff will be happy to provide the dates. Cost: $50.00 per couple.

Marriage Workshop Registration BY EMAIL:
If you would like to attend one of our workshops, please send an email to the Reservations Office and include the following information:

WORKSHOP MONTH ___________________
YOUR WEDDING DATE _________________
NAMES OF GROOM AND BRIDE ______________________________
ADDRESS _________________________________________________
CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE __________________________
PHONE NUMBER ____________________________
BEST TIME TO CALL _______________________________
YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS ____________________________

Marriage Workshop Registration BY REGULAR MAIL:
You can also register to the Marriage Workshop by regular mail. Please include the workshop month, your wedding date, names of groom and bride, address, city, state, zip code, phone number, best time to call, and your email address, and mail this information to:

Wayfarers Center West
Attn.: Marriage Workshop
6118 Palos Verdes Drive South
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
310-377-1650 Ext. 1