Group creation of rules of engagement
Couple’s wishlists for the day
Explanation of interactive training principles and “Parking Lot“
9:20 Review DISC behavioral styles theory and communication principles
10:00 Personality and style interactive games and activities
10:45 Communication and Conflict
Principles of healthy communication and healthy conflict
Discussion around both cultural and gender differences
Understanding healthy emotions and healthy expression
1:15 Decision-Making Overview
Discussion of which areas create the most stress for couples (E.g. finances, religion,
child-rearing, sex, etc.)
Couples create their own list of what topics are easiest and hardest for them
Groups discuss gender and non-gender based roles and responsibilities
3:15 Emotional Intelligence for couples
Overview of the 6-Seconds Model
Discussion and teaching on what allows for deep and lasting intimacy
Overview of the 5 Love Languages and the Stress Escalator
5:00 End Day
Each couple will leave with their own unique booklet about their own strategies, strengths and dreams created from activities during the day.
Opportunities will be presented for couples to further their work here by working with a coach.
Couples can choose to complete either/or both the DISC assessment or emotional Intelligence testing and debriefing.