When you schedule an intensive with us, lodging is included with every package. Choose from a two, three, or even a five day retreat.
Before you pay a dime, you can call us to ask any questions that you might have. If you want to video chat via Skype, we can do that as well.
When you attend our marriage intensive you will have the reassurance that you will be working 1-on-1 with a highly skilled marriage therapist.
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Relationship Rescue Academy proudly serve couples from across the entire U.S. and Canada. We are located in Kokomo, Indiana approximately 45 minutes north of Indianapolis, Indiana.
We understand. Making that initial call to us is a big step. Sure, you may have been thinking about it for a long time, but suddenly scheduling a consultation may make things seem very real and even a little nerve-wracking.
We expect most of our initial callers to be a tad bit nervous when they call us. Remember, you are just scheduling a consultation with us, get some of your questions answered, learn more about the issues related to your situation, and maybe even gain some valuable insight on your current situation.
Of course, you may decide that your next step is to not schedule an intensive with us, and that is absolutely fine. There is no pressure for you to commit to anything at your initial consultation, and we appreciate that you have much to consider.
Before you register we want to speak to you on the phone to ensure that we are a good fit for the challenges that you are facing.
There are two ways to get started, you can either call us right now at (765) 575-4617 or fill out the form here and we will call you.
If we mutually agree that our retreat is a good match for your situation, next a $1,540 nonrefundable deposit is required to secure your date. Full payment is due one week before retreat.
Absolutely. Whether or not you are married, a couples counseling retreat can have a profound impact on your relationship.
All couples deal with the same kinds of patterns and issues, to one extent or another. All couples need to have certain skills to thrive in a long term relationship.
Our intensive marriage counseling weekend is not appropriate for:
Yes. Not only do we equip you with tools to help you keep your relationship on track, we also offer one “After-Care” session. If you need more sessions after that we can work together to set up more sessions.
Lodging is included in the price. You are responsible for your transportation and meals.
This Intensive is private and not a group effort. It is designed especially for you and your spouse.
Marriage is not a bed of roses. Couples therapy helps to heal cracks in the relationship. It’s often seen as making the last effort to avoid a breakup. With a little bit of work from both partners, you can have success at your fingertips. Here are seven reasons you should consider attending a couples therapy retreat.
1. Communication breakdown
We can’t deny the fact that communication is at the heart of a relationship. Couples can have misunderstanding which can lead to arguments. Also, conflicts may arise making communication more challenging. Some of the issues that may contribute to communication barriers include secrecy and deception, poor listening skills, inflammatory remarks, etc.
Another tricky part to talk about is financial matters. It can be embarrassing to discuss debts with your spouse if they make more money than you. Couples therapy can help you learn how to communicate effectively. Unless you talk, you’ll never know the thoughts and feelings of your partner. A therapist will help your communication get back on track.
2. Pre Marital Counseling
The purpose of a pre-marriage counseling retreat is to help couples have a conversation about what they need to do to:
3. Trust problems
If you’re having trust issues in your marriage, you should address the underlying cause. It can be caused by a traumatic event in the past, anxiety, etc. Couples therapy is the easiest method of dealing with any underlying issues.
You can also easily identify the point where trust was compromised in the past. Trust can come from past experiences like being abused, mistreated, or violated. Other events that compromise trust include self-doubt and lack of confidence.
If you’re having trust issues in your relationship, a therapist will help you overcome them. What’s more, you’ll learn how to open up, discuss your secrets, and anything else that affects your daily lives. You can bring the trust back if you’re determined to make the relationship work.
4. Infidelity issues
Navigating through the waters of infidelity can be a challenging task. Having an extra-marital affair can leave the other person betrayed, confused, and devastated. Most couples feel inadequate when their partners cheat.
You can engage in infidelity for many reasons including lack of emotional intimacy, low self-esteem, depression, etc. The good news is that you can still mend the relationship when dealing with infidelity problems. As you go through the counseling process, you have to be patient. Most people have a hard time accepting to go on with the marriage.
Also, if you had an affair your partner may have anger. Apologize and avoid blaming them for your actions. During the therapy sessions, there should be discussions. Because infidelity cuts deep, a therapist can help you learn how to communicate your feelings. He’ll also come up with a plan to start the healing. It can take years to build trust, so you should have a third-party to listen to your situation.
5. Premarital counseling
Marriage is a long-term commitment. Premarital counseling is a form of therapy that equips couples with the skills needed to handle future conflicts. This is a great chance to state your expectations, preferences, individual needs, and learn how to resolve conflicts. Apart from that, you get a supportive environment where you explore topics that may be otherwise difficult to discuss. Couples can anticipate future problems and will be prepared when problems arise.
Some of the common questions in the counseling sessions include: how do we handle family finances? Should we respect each other’s personal space? What role do friends play in the marriage? How do we handle conflict? Should we have kids? By discussing your expectations before marriage, you’ll know how to support each other throughout the marriage. Remember, marriage is going to be challenging at times and the goal is not to win. Of course, you may want to keep your sessions private. This is arguably the best place to start.
6. Living as roommates
Has your relationship become stale? Some of the obvious signs that your marriage lacks the spark of love include the feeling of boredom, no sense of communication, disagreements, etc. If you want to breathe a new life in your relationship, you need a therapist. First, you should make time for yourself. As you progress with marriage, we tend to lose ourselves. You should maintain your uniqueness and bring something new into the table.
Secondly, you’ll learn how to initiate displays of love. This is where you learn the love language of your partner. You can stir the passion again and have a satisfying life. Another great strategy is trying to relate in a new way. Come up with a conversation that doesn’t include bills, kids, chores, etc.
Lastly, you should know how to deepen your connection with your partner. Therapy is a great way to reduce conflict and learn new skills to build your relationship. You should not feel frustrated or disconnected when you want to overcome the most challenging things in your life.
7. Digital-age/ technology issues
Many couples are facing digital-age related issues. Some are addicted to social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube. Others like sexting obsessively or struggling with pornography addiction.
We’ve heard cases where couples had to look at their phones during sex. It’s worth mentioning that the use of emojis can be misread or misconstrued. Another common problem is that partners keep waking up in the middle of the night to check their phones. If you’re facing digital-age issues, its time you see a therapist. He or she will help you restore trust and create boundaries with each other.
While deciding to go for therapy may feel overwhelming, it can help you work on certain aspects of your relationship. A couples therapy weekend retreat will strengthen your communication, address trust issues, and walk you through the healing process.