Assessment stimulates discussion between the couple and encourages the couple to talk more directly about their relationship

One of the interesting outcomes from couples taking a couples assessment is that it stimulates the couple to talk more directly about their relationship.

Following on from last weeks post, the following are ten ways that couple assessment can increase the impact of any marriage or family education program:

    4. Assessment stimulates discussion between the couple.

    Couples that return for their first feedback session often comment how they have already talked about a variety of issues that they had not discussed recently or ever. This finding is not surprising when you consider that the couple has been asked many specific questions about their relationship.

    Considering a major component of relationship assessment is that it identifies couple strengths in addition to specific relationship issues, the conversation therefore has wide scope. Couples are often surprised to learn what strengths have been identified by the assessment, and this stimulates positive reflection and discussion.

Tune in next week… Read about the 10 ways Couple Assessment can improve your relationship education program.

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