Marriage and Families

LDS Family Services Strengthening Marriage Course

“This course is an official publication of the LDS Church.”

This inspired course is designed to help Church members strengthen marriages and families and find joy in their marriage relationship. The course is based on doctrines and principles taught in the scriptures and by latter-day prophets and apostles. It gives special emphasis to “The Family: A Proclamation to the World”. There are different reasons why couples and individuals choose to enrol on the course, these include:-

  • Making a great relationship even better
  • Learning how to get through the sticky patches in your relationship
  • Improve communication and decision making in marriage
  • Learn to apply gospel principles to enrich your relationship
  • Being more able as a leader or home and visiting teacher to help others enjoy the blessings of a happy, eternal marriage

What topics are covered in the course?

The course is supported by inspired course materials which work hand in hand with locally delivered workshops that are organised at a ward or stake level. The course covers six main topics:

  • Applying Gospel Principles
  • Communicating with Love
  • Fostering Equality and Unity
  • Overcoming Anger
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Enriching Marriage


More details can be found at on the Church website;

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