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Considering Marriage: Majors and Minors (with Pastor Cal)

In Podcast, Relationships by Debra Fileta

Q: What is your best advice for a couple considering marriage?

Marriage is a big decision. I think we can all agree to that. But what sets apart marriages that succeed from marriages that don’t? 

Today, I’m joined by Pastor Cal, one of the spiritual advisors and coaches from the reality TV show called Married At First Sight. On this show, they literally match up two potential candidates for marriage based on a series of psychological tests — and then they meet and marry on their wedding day. 

Let me just say, it’s a crazy premise – but if nothing else, it’s a fascinating look into some of the stages of a relationship: the honeymoon stage, followed by conflict and tension, followed by learning resolution, forgiveness, and reconciliation. 

Today, we talk a little bit about the show, and then dive into some key areas that make a marriage work, and things to be on the lookout for as you’re considering marriage!

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DEBRA FILETA is a Licensed Professional Counselor, national speaker, relationship expert, and author of Choosing Marriage and True Love Dates, and Love In Every Season, and Are You Really OK? and Married Sex. She’s also the host of the hotline style Love + Relationships Podcast. Her popular relationship advice blog, TrueLoveDates.com, reaches millions of people with the message of healthy relationships. Connect with her on FacebookInstagram, or Twitter or book an online session with her today!