How to Save Your Marriage Before it Starts

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It’s no secret that 50% of 1st marriages end in divorce with remarriage at a higher risk yet.

If you’re planning to walk down the aisle soon, It’s no doubt you’ve wondered about the fate of your own relationship.

But what if there was a way to change these odds? What if you could go into marriage with a better rate of success? The good news is you can! Today I’m going to share how to save your marriage before it starts!

What makes most marriages fail?

Statistics show money, jealousy, and lack of intimacy are the biggest contributors, but I believe it goes much deeper. I believe it begins at the very moment couples say, “I Do.”

The biggest reason most marriages fail is that most often, couples enter marriage with unrealistic expectations and assumptions about their spouse-to-be.

For example, she might expect him to take out the trash, plan date nights and take care of the yard. If he’s on the same page, that’s great! But what if he isn’t?

When couples don’t share the same expectations, it can create serious conflict.

The Greatest Gift You Can Give Your Marriage

Let’s be honest. It’s impossible for couples to go into marriage with the exact same expectations. You’re 2 different people, and I’m betting neither of you are mind readers.

You can however be proactive by giving yourselves the greatest gift you can give your marriage, and that’s pre-marital coaching. Why wouldn’t you want to start your marriage with every possible advantage?

There is an exciting new pre-marital coaching program available that uses an assessment tool to help couples understand their differences before they settle into destructive patterns that often lead to divorce. Studies show couples who participate in pre-marriage programs such as this experience a 30% increase in marital success and fulfillment over those who don’t participate.


Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts (SYMBIS®) is a comprehensive marriage program designed by Relationship Experts Les and Leslie Parrot with today’s couples in mind. First published in 1995, and continually revised and updated, SYMBIS has become the gold standard in marriage preparation.

How it Works

Each couple is invited to take the SYMBIS Questionnaire separately online. The answers they provide creates a personalized roadmap for marriage success which is unpacked by a certified SYMBIS Facilitator such as myself.

The SYMBIS Assessment took our relationship to a whole new level. Every engaged couple should do this. It’s a blast! ~Liam and Rachel

Through the Assessment, couples discover the personalities and strengths they both bring to their new marriage, their fight types along each other’s “hot topics”, their money methods and so much more!

“The SYMBIS Assessment provided insights into how our personalities mesh and our pre-marital counselor gave us useful tools and advice to coincide with the assessment. We’re better off as individuals and as a couple after going through the SYMBIS program.”
–Chris & Leeanna

SYMBIS is not a test. Some couples perceive an assessment as something they will either pass or fail. The Assessment is not designed as a predictor of success or failure in marriage. It’s a catalyst for personalized insight and exploring how you can leverage your unique combination of personalities for lifelong love.

Pre-marital coaching featuring the SYMBIS Assessment can take your relationship to a new level of understanding and intimacy.

To celebrate the launch of this exciting new program, and because I believe it’s the key to your marriage success, I’m offering Coaching and the Assessment at a special rate for a limited time through December 31st.

Pre-Marital/Marital Coaching is normally available for $525 but when you book your session by the end of December you’ll save 15%!

Coaching includes:

  • The SYMBIS® Assessment

  • The #1 New York Times Saving Your Marriage Before it Starts; 7 Questions to Ask Before and After You Marry companion book

  • Your choice of 5-6 separate coaching sessions or 1 full-day session to unpack your results with me!

The process and coaching sessions are COMPLETELY CONFIDENTIAL. Your results are held privately and will never be made public.

With Pre-Marital and Marital Coaching, it’s never been easier to make your marriage everything it was meant to be.

Ready to take the Assessment? Save 15% and save your spot by December 31, 2018 by sending an email to yourceremony@brooksweddingceremonies.com. I can’t wait to work with you!