The Relationship Building Course is designed for struggling couples seeking to overcome challenges in the relationship. The course helps couples create a partnership that is strong, healthy and realistic. The course covers topics that help to improve the success of relationships while evaluating common topics that if not addressed create tension and disconnect. Participants should expect to gain the ability to overcome relationship issues that are associated to the risk of divorce early in marriage.
One primary intention of the Relationship Building Course is to help couples create the foundation that fuels a relationship with harmony and connection. This course helps partners prepare for a life together through the application of guided lessons and exercises. The very exercises that I use with my patients. The Relationship Building Course is composed of a series of lectures and guided activities that help couples prepare for marriage and their future together by promoting active work.
Mr. Juan Santos is a professional counselor and book author who specializes in relationship stability and understanding separation indicators. He is the author of Couples Workbook: Making Your Relationship Work; 100 Ways Married Men Remain Emotionally Connected; Life Without Stress; My Journal
Who is the Relationship Building Course for?
The Relationship Building Course is for struggling or distant couples who need help. Couples that are planning to remain together but need support in overcoming challenges. This course helps couples build the foundation to a lasting life together. The course is built on principles that sustain marriage and aid in understand predictors of divorce.
As a result of this workshop, you will learn how to:
At the workshop, you’ll learn how to: build and share a stronger and deeper connection, create respect and understanding, affection, conflict resolution, and divorce prediction. Couples will learn how to love each other in a manner that highlights individual needs versus guessing or assuming how to love someone. Topics that often create tension and those that build connection will be discussed and provided in a format that allows growth and practical utilization.
As a result of purchasing this workshop, you will receive:
The foundation to building and sustaining a healthy relationship and friendship. You’ll gain a greater understanding for your partner, conflict resolution, and fostering respect through hands on guided lectures and exercises. Couples will receive activities and guided lessons that can be used throughout their relationship as tools to nurture, build and strengthen the relationship.
What’s included in the Relationship Building Course?
The course includes 4 lessons and 11 exercises. The lessons are divided into 9 guided sections. 3 Bonus materials are included as well as a copy of Mr. Santos latest relationship book Couples Workbook: Making Your Relationship Work.
Lesson 1: Building A Lasting Relationship
This lesson helps couples learn to how to understand each other’s needs by creating a middle ground. This is a special place where partners can meet halfway and communicate their concerns without hurting each other or avoiding topics. Couples learn how to understand each other’s feelings, through the practice of empathy and awareness. The host, Juan Santos, highlights the tolerance meter as a practical way to reduce tension and promote compassion. Couples focus on creating the foundation to building fortifying traditions together.
The lesson covers the materials in three sections:
Section 1: Middle Ground
Section 2: Understanding the Tolerance Meter plus The Tolerance Meter Activity
Section 3: Building Traditions Together plus the Relationship Building Activity
As a result of Lesson 1, you will learn how to:
Couples will learn how to resolve conflict together versus fear of escalating tension. This section aims to teach the utilization of the tolerance meter as a way to promote fluid communication, conflict resolution, and family building. This lesson provides couples with hands on activities aimed to work through challenges.
Lesson 2: Understanding How To Connect and Love Your Partner
Self-Discovery guides couples in learning more about each other’s personalities, mental health, life goals and love language. Couples learn how to build a line of communication that aids in aligning their life together. The host, Juan Santos, shares personal insight and story in learning how mental health, goals, and love languages impact marriage.
The lesson covers the materials in three sections:
Section 1: Why I Respond the Way I Do
Section 2: Life Goals Activity
Section 3: Love Languages Activity
As a result of Lesson 2, you will learn how to:
Couples will walk away with a guided approach to loving their partner. This lesson helps couples understand and implement their love language in a manner that is practical, action orientated and open to evaluation. Partners will be able to evaluate and align their goals as they impact life and the relationship. Couples learn how to discuss their personalities, character and mental health in a manner that is empathetic and nurturing to marriage.
Lesson 3: Working Through Issues and Challenges
This lesson helps couples to understand how issues like love, respect, compassion, trust, and feeling valued impacted the relationship. Couples are encouraged to discuss common topics that are known to lead to divorce. The host, Juan Santos, utilizes this section as an intervention and foundation building opportunity aimed in allowing couples to build and strengthen their relationship.
The lesson covers the materials in two sections:
Section 1: Forgiveness Activity
Section 2: Creating Respect and Compassion
As a result of Lesson 3, you will learn how to:
Couples will learn how to identify potential triggers in life and in the relationship, that may impact the foundation of relationship. This lesson helps couples walk away with a practical hand on approach to creating equality, compassion and respect in the relationship. Couples learn how to create a team approach through the application of the Alpha Role PDF activity.
Lesson 4: Building Commitment, Compassion and Happiness
This lesson helps couples identify the puzzle pieces that make up a healthy loving relationship. Partners work to create individual mission statements lined with core values that resemble their ideal version of a healthy loving relationship. The host, Juan Santos, guides couples in creating a mutually agreed upon mission statement and core values. Couples focus on exploring and evaluating how the mission statement and core values support the foundation to a healthy loving relationship.
As a result of Lesson 4, you will learn how to:
Couples will learn how to create a mutually agreed upon mission statement and core values that highlights the components to a healthy lasting relationship. Couples learn how to identify action orientated examples and experiences that enforce the mission statement and its core values. This lesson aims to create a blueprint that couples can follow and stick to.
The course provides the following relationship building activities:
Couples learn how to build the healthy habit of appreciation. This activity aims to build a sustainable habit that nourishes the marriage. Couples learn why and how to appreciate each other in a manner that highlights intimacy, connection and love.
Weekly Check-In Activity:
Couples learn how to reset and reconnect through the practice of the Weekly Check-in. This activity teaches empathy, understanding, commitment and consistency. Couples learn how to implement and utilize a connective activity in a manner that is sustainable and consistent through marriage. The activity highlights problem solving, conflict resolution, boundaries, and communication.
Love Language Activity:
Learn how to love your partner and yourself. This activity teaches couples how to show love in a manner that highlights their partners love language. The activity provides education and a practical action orientated approach to loving each other in a manner that resonates the love language.
This activity provides the opportunity to strengthen your relationship and build the foundation to a healthy and successful marriage.
Code Word Activity:
Every successful relationship needs a code word that screams compassion and respect. A code word helps couples gain control over their emotions and practice empathy versus hurting each other.
Alpha Role Activity:
This activity is aimed to help couples create a foundation of balance, consistency, respect and commitment. The activity highlights the impact of chores, tasks, and responsibilities on marriage.
In all relationships, it is important to understand the distinction between a person and their behavior. Process such as counseling or physical fitness continue to show how people can overcome negative habits and behaviors. This activity supports partners in working through forgiveness and building their relationship.
Hot Topics Activity:
This activity highlights main issues that are impacting the relationship. The host, Juan Santos, provides couples with a step by step platform to identifying the issue, evaluating the impact of the issue and creating a plan of action to working through the issue.
Building Traditions Activity:
This activity supports struggling couples in building commitment and connection in the relationship. The relationship building activity encourages partners to identify areas of growth and improvement in the relationship.