Couples Connect is premier service which offers opportunities for traditional couples and LGBT couples to experience a deeper connection to one another through personal coaching, couples coaching, connection retreats and social gatherings.
Same-sex couples share many commonalities with heterosexual couples. The day-to-day activities of their lives often are similar, but the social context in which they live differs greatly, largely due to the influences of the dominant heterosexual culture and traditional expectations of gender roles within a relationship.
Many same-sex pairs may experience extreme stress if every day supports are lacking in their lives—for example, familial, legal, religious, economic, and social support.
Couples Connect offers tools to navigate social conditions as well as empowering couples to live full and expressive lives together. LGBT or STRAIGHT, I CAN OFFICIATE!
Before saying "I do," participate in Couples Premarital Coaching or attend a Couples Connection Encounter. You will be amazed at what you will discover about yourself and your relationship. Furthermore, you will give your relationship the gift that keeps giving; nurture and a safe place to simply be yourself.
?Couples Connect offers a full array of services to make your lives together enriching and rewarding. Couples Connect offers
• Couples Premarital Coaching and Counseling: As part of a counseling package, the couple will receive written materials, a workbook or an assessment to help the couple prepare for each counseling session.
• Couples Coaching: Some couples request coaching after they have been married. Couples Connect provides spiritual nurture and support for couples who may need to work through some issues within the relationship
• Couples Connect Encounters (one day and weekend retreats)
• Couples Commit Wedding Officiating: If you and your partner are ready for the final and official step, Couples Connect offers an ordained minister from a mainline Protestant denomination to officiate your special day. Pre-marital counseling/coaching is required.
Topics covered typically in premarital coaching, couples coaching and couples connection encounters include: relationship strengths and growth areas, communication, conflict resolution, financial planning, family of origin, spirituality, sexual relationship and family and personal goals.
Rev. Flo Watkins is an ordained minister with over 21 years of experience helping people and groups achieve their goals and dreams. As a certified coach in emotional/social intelligence, she offers insight and wisdom into empowering her clients to achieve greatness. Other certifications include 7 Habits of Highly Effective people, Prepare and Enrich Couples Counseling. Her wisdom and depth of knowledge is phenomenal as she seeks to help individuals and couples maximize their relationships and performance.
Couples Connect is a division of Leadership Acuity, LLC
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