A Marriage Workshop for Couples

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.

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!

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. The workshop is open to all couples, whether they are getting engaged, or have been married for many years already. The workshop is facilitated by Dr. Bruce Porfilio, who is a trained Psychologist.

Does it cost money to attend?

The marriage workshop is included in the wedding contribution made to the Chapel. Couples who did not get married here at the Chapel are welcome and invited to attend as well, please contact our Reservations office to inquire about the contribution amount for the workshop.

When are workshops offered?

Our marriage workshops are held on Saturdays from 9am to 1pm. Workshops are offered throughout the year, please call our Reservations office for upcoming workshop dates. They may be reached Monday – Thursday at 310-377-1650 ext. 1. Please note that advance registration is required for all couples.