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Couple Tune-Up

On occasion, we must bring in our automobile to get a regular tune-up. In much the same way, our relationships are in need of small, yet helpful maintenance. We have identified a series of programs designed to embrace each person’s unique attributes as well as honor the progress and changes each person endures over time. Couples are able to tune-up certain areas of their relationship and help strengthen the bond that has kept them together throughout the years.


The Couple Checkup is designed to help you and your partner build a more satisfying and intimate relationship. It is designed to activate dialogue, discovery, and increase the overall quality of your relationship. The Couple Checkup is provided through PREPARE/ENRICH for $29.95.


PREPARE/ENRICH is a program based on a set of five inventories that examine major relationship issues a couple may experience. These inventories must be administered by a trained PREPARE/ENRICH Counselor and include 4-6 feedback sessions in which the counselor facilitates discussion between the couple based on their inventory results. If you are unable to locate a PREPARE/ENRICH trained counselor on your own, you can find a counselor on the website by searching by zip code or state.


RELATE is one of the most comprehensive premarital/marital assessments available. The questionnaire was designed for use with individuals or couples who are single and unattached, steady dating, engaged, cohabiting, married, or contemplating remarriage. Tens of thousands of couples and individuals have benefited from this questionnaire during the past 20 years. The RELATE questionnaire is $10.00 per person, $20.00 per couple.


FOCCUS is a self diagnostic instrument that is designed to help couples learn more about themselves and their relationship. This tool has been proven to help couples identify and work through issues before marriage. There are a variety of different versions of this inventory that help fit your specific background and needs.
A catalog and ordering information are available on the website with materials ranging from $25.00 - $50.00 in price.


eHarmony launched a revolutionary new service in 2006 to help couples achieve stronger, healthier and happier marriages. eHarmony Marriage is a personalized, interactive, online "marriage wellness" program designed to help marriages flourish by building a deepened sense of understanding, appreciation and connectedness. eHarmony Marriage gives every couple the opportunity to look at their marriage objectively and increase the joy and intimacy in a private, practical and positive program. Get started by taking the free tour.


Healthy Marriage Initiative
206 Scovell Hall
670 S. Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40506
Tel. 859.257.5527
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