|What: Total Marriage Refresh- Couples Retreats PA|
|Why: Because your marriage could use a refresh!|
Where: The marriage retreat in PA is held at the Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown at 401 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19106. It's recommended to stay at the hotel Friday and/or Saturday night to maximize your quality time together. Click here to book your room.
The marriage retreat fee and hotel fee are separate.
The conference is equivalent to 6 coaching sessions valued at $600
If you're a history buff, you'll love Pennsylvania. PA is where religious tolerance and diversity first began in America. It's where the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776 and PA was home to the great Benjamin Franklin. In addition, Pennsylvania is known as the chocolate capital of the US and boasts a strong economy. PA is also one of the most beautiful states with continual rolling hills filled with lush, deciduous trees. Other interesting facts about PA include it is home to the first baseball stadium built in 1909 and the first car service station in 1913. Understandably, once people move to PA, they usually stay there!
Proudly providing marriage conferences for the United States Air Force.
"It was very engaging and helpful. Way surpassed my expectations." R. K. -previous attendant
What does the couples retreat in PA cover?
1-Establishing a Covenant Foundation
Most couples approach marriage as a contract where their commitment is entirely based on their feelings. Therefore, as their feelings ebb and flow so does their commitment. The contract approach often breeds insecurity in the relationship as partners threaten to end their relationship when upset. In contrast, the covenant approach to marriage says we are signing up for the long-haul, despite going through ups and downs. When these couple go through difficult times they reach out for help and work harder at turning their relationship around.
2-Owning Your Brokenness
All partners bring some type of baggage into marriage from their past. Perhaps they were neglected growing up, perhaps they were abused, perhaps they were abandoned, perhaps they were spoiled, etc. The impact of our imperfect upbringing creates areas of weakness or shortcomings. Once married, both partner's areas of brokenness begin interacting and create vicious cycles. Therefore, it's vital for all couples to identify and own their areas of brokenness to infuse humility and emotional safety into their relationship.
3-Learning to Share Power
All partners need to have an equal voice in marriage and feel like they can influence their partner. Unfortunately, many of us can be domineering and rigid and won't share power with our partner. Others of us can be passive and won't articulate what we think and feel on a decision. When a couple doesn't share power, conflicts escalate and sex decreases. This step helps couples understand the value of sharing power in marriage to develop a sense of teamwork between two equals.
4-Developing Emotional Attachment
Most couples start off as best friends before getting married. However, through the years their focus tends to turn away from one another and towards other pressing demands, such as kids, finances, career, etc. When this occurs, friendship drops and resentment and conflict enter. Therefore, helping couples re-build their friendship and emotional connection is core to a lasting marriage.
5-Cultivating Sexual Fireworks
The marriage bed should be the ultimate place to experience sexual pleasure and enjoyment. Unfortunately, for many couples there's a lack of sex and a lack of mutual pleasure during it. This step explores all the pitfalls couples fall into sexually and provides practical tools to construct a new sex life filled with voice, choice, and pleasure.
6-Staying in Love
The ultimate goal of marriage is to stay in love. After all, in love couples are naturally affair and divorce proof. Being in love makes us happy and makes marriage a refuge. However, many couples fall out of love through the years and don't know how to get it back. This step will show you concrete steps to take that will bring love back to your relationship for the long-term.
"My husband and I had a great time and there wasn't any man bashing which he was a little worried about and half expecting. Lots of great tips and tricks for increased communication that we have been able to utilize since the conference. I would recommend this conference to couples of all ages! We have been married for 4 years." J.H.-previous attendant
Who is the speaker at the marriage retreat in PA?
*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
"I loved the combination of the marriage steps. All of them are necessary and important. The couples retreat boiled them down so they can be easily applied." I.L. -previous attendant
How do I purchase the couples retreat in PA?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 480-463-4763 with any questions you may have about the retreat.
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