Considerations

Questions to Explore Together Before Marriage

Why do you want to get married?

Do you expect anything to change?

How would you like it to change?

What marriage have you seen that you admire?

Why?

What does family mean to you?

Are you concerned about anything in the days and events surrounding your marriage?

What are you looking forward to most in your marriage?

What are you looking forward to most in the wedding ceremony?

What are you looking forward to most in the days and events surrounding your marriage?

Are you afraid of anything in your marriage?

Are you afraid of anything in the wedding ceremony itself?

Do you believe that there is a divine force? God? Natural energy?

Do you want to evoke a larger spirit in your marriage and in your wedding service?

Is there anything from your religious upbringing that is a source of strength or comfort to you?

Is there anything from your religious upbringing that is troubling to you?

How would you like your parents to be affected by your marriage?

How would you like your parents to be affected by the wedding service?

Your siblings?

What was the most meaningful wedding you have attended?

Why?