How thrilling it is to fall in love! However, after the initial delight, many engaged couples discover communication problems, differences in expectations, family patterns and customs, attitudes to management of money and time, and the like. Such difficulties are increasing steadily, as quality time with our extended families decreases and Facebook “friendships” use up hours that used to be spent in intimate conversations and time with close friends.

Guidance during the engagement period can prevent many disappointments and frustrations.