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Marriage Counseling Advice for Newly Married Couples

Getting married is one of the most significant milestones in our lives. Building a loving marriage on a solid foundation of communication, respect, and shared goals is essential. Marriage counseling can help you and your spouse build that solid foundation. If you are getting married or are newly married, read our marriage counseling advice for newly married couples. 

5 Pieces of Marriage Counseling Advice for Newly Married Couples


Communication is the cornerstone of any successful marriage, and newly married couples often encounter communication barriers as they adjust to sharing their lives. Marriage counseling provides a safe space for couples to explore and improve their communication styles. Our therapists can help you develop active listening skills, express your needs and concerns effectively, and navigate differences in communication preferences. Establishing open and honest communication from the beginning can prevent misunderstandings and foster a deeper connection.  

Expectation Setting

Understanding and managing expectations is essential in a healthy marriage. Couples often enter marriage with preconceived notions about roles, responsibilities, and the dynamics of a partnership. We can help guide you as you align expectations, discuss values, and negotiate compromises. Addressing expectations early on can prevent disappointments and promote a shared vision for the future. 

Conflict Resolution

Conflict resolution is an inevitable part of any relationship, and marriage counseling equips couples with effective strategies for navigating disagreements. You can learn conflict resolution skills, the importance of compromise, empathy, and constructive dialogue in therapy sessions.  

Goal Setting

Our therapists assist couples in identifying shared values, creating joint goals, and developing a roadmap for their future together. This collaborative process helps couples align their individual aspirations and build a strong partnership. 


Financial matters are often the biggest source of stress in a marriage. Newly married couples can discuss and plan their financial future with the help of a therapist offering guidance on budgeting, financial communication, and goal setting.   

Build A Stronger Future Today

Marriage counseling for newly married couples helps build the foundation for a long, healthy marriage. Make a commitment to each other that includes growing together. Schedule regular marriage counseling appointments with a therapist at The Center for Integrative Healing in Elk Grove, CA.