|What: Total Marriage Refresh- Couples Retreats California|
|When: Saturday 10/1/2022 9am-4pm (3 spots left!)|
|Why: Because your marriage could use a refresh!|
Where: The marriage retreat in California is held at the Embassy Suites in La Jolla at 4550 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92122. It's recommended to spend the night Friday and/or Saturday night to maximize your quality time together. Click here to reserve your room.
The marriage retreat fee and hotel fee are separate.
The conference is equivalent to 6 coaching sessions valued at $600
San Diego, CA is known for it's over 70 miles of pristine white beaches, it's incredible attractions such as the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, and Lego-land, and is often referred to as "America's Finest City." With so many great things to do combined with spectacular weather, it's hard to stay inside very long. Traveling to Coronado Island for the day is a great outing, as long as you're not scared of the extremely high bridge to get there. San Diego is also filled with lots of fine eating ranging from Mexican, wood-fired pizza, and Asian. Couples know it's a wonderful place to call home.
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"The marriage retreat was funny, engaging, and captivating and able to tie big concepts together, I really enjoyed it!" R.S- previous attendant
What does the couples retreat in California cover?
1-Establishing a Covenant Foundation
The first step is to decide if you're going to approach your marriage as a contract vs a covenant. A contract says I'm committed to you as long my needs are met and I'm in love. The covenant approach also values needs being met and being in love but it's committed to the long-haul, knowing there will be seasons of winter in marriage too.
2-Owning Your Brokenness
Building on top of a covenant foundation you must own your brokenness, which is the culmination of all your weaknesses and shortcomings. Sounds like a fun topic doesn't it? Instead of owning your contribution to the problems in your marriage, you probably excel at blaming your partner for them. This step levels the playing field so both partners are looking at their part evenly.
3-Learning to Share Power
After building a covenant foundation and owning your brokenness, it's important to share power on all decisions so you both feel like equals in your relationship. Love flourishes when equality is the spirit in the relationship. This step will help get you there.
4-Developing Emotional Attachment
The backbone of all relationships is being good friends. However, it's hard to do without a covenant foundation, owning your brokenness, and sharing power. Developing emotional attachment includes building emotional intimacy and working through resentments and conflicts constructively.
5-Cultivating Sexual Fireworks
Sex is best in marriage when partners are aiming towards a covenant foundation, owning their brokenness, sharing power, and have emotional attachment. Good sex is the result of these prior steps being in place. Cultivating mutually enjoyable sensual and sexual contact that balances the needs for both high and low libido partners is essential.
6-Staying in Love
Once you've built the previous five steps, it's essential to keep it alive through learning to stay in love. This step will teach you a powerful tool for falling back in love and staying in love long-term. The more a couple stays in love, the more their relationship naturally becomes affair and divorce proof!
"I loved the combination of seminar then breaks, which allowed us to have deeper conversations as a couple. The presenter was very personable and we loved hearing their own stories and examples." J.L.- previous attendant
Who is the speaker at the marriage retreat in California?
My name is Tricia Bowman and I lead the marriage retreat in California. With an
undergrad in human services & mental health, and a certification in life & relationship
coaching, I have focused my career on helping couples thrive. My passion is to bring couples joy, happiness, connection and understanding. I have been married for 13 years and am mom to two biological children and one stepchild. Blending two families has its own unique challenges and learning to create a marriage covenant to overcome our past has been one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of my life. I believe every marriage deserves the skills and tools needed to thrive and grow.
"This couples retreat was extremely helpful. It was interesting, covered great concepts, and provided excellent tools. The presenter had great energy and was well spoken and kept me engaged." M.N. -previous attendant
*The retreats are for all couples, whether you're dating, engaged, or married and regardless of your orientation.
9am-10:05am: Marriage Step One: Establishing A Covenant Foundation
10:05am-11:10am: Marriage Step Two: Owning Your Brokenness
11:10am-11:55am: Marriage Step Three: Learning To Share Power
11:55am-1:05pm lunch on your own
1:05pm-2:10pm: Marriage Step Four: Developing Emotional Attachment
2:10pm-3:15pm: Marriage Step Five: Cultivating Sexual Fireworks
3:15pm-4pm: Marriage Step Six: Staying In Love and concluding remarks
*There's no group sharing
How do I purchase the couples retreat in California?
1-Click "Add to Cart" at the top of this page then click "Check Out" and follow the prompts. You can choose between the couples retreat or the couples retreat plus one or three relationship coaching sessions at 50% off for more support.
2-We'll receive notification of your purchase.
3-Within 24 hours you'll be emailed directions on how to prepare for the conference, the 40 page booklet, and a link to the personality test you'll need for session three. Be sure to check your junk folder in case the email goes there by accident.
4-You'll receive a free copy of the Total Marriage Refresh marriage book at the conference.
You can receive a full refund up to 7 days before the event. After that, your two options will be to either receive the high quality recorded version of the conference or be bumped to the next event.
Please email email@example.com or call 480-463-4763 with any questions you may have about the retreat.
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