You have slowed dating down to really know someone – their family, friends, and life – after all marriage is a merging of two family’s cultures. One day you catch yourself repeating relationship patterns you swore off when you left home. There is a small voice telling you that you are not good enough. Now and then there’s a chill in the air. How can you avoid the growing isolation of feeling unknown/unaccepted? Learn to use your beloved’s language to draw closer. You can become cross-culturally adept in order to bond emotionally and spiritually.
When you are in the early stages of getting serious as a couple, wouldn’t it be great to get some input from experts on the foundations for a lasting relationship. Come as you are. Take positive action now and design your relationship. Begin with the Prepare/Enrich online assessment, looking through the lens of faith, to see areas of strengths and learn where this unique collaboration needs development. Instead of differences becoming painful, learn how to use them for each other’s benefit. Be stronger together.