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  • 1. WHAT ARE YOUR VIEWS ABOUT MARRIAGE?
  • 2. WHY DO PEOPLE MARRY?
  • 3. WHAT ARE YOUR EXPECTATIONS OF MARRIAGE?
  • 4. DO YOU THINK MARRIAGE CAN FULFILL YOUR PERSONAL NEEDS FOR LOVE, COMPANIONSHIP AND EMOTIONAL SUPPORT?
  • 5. MARRIAGE
  • 6. MARRIAGE
    • According to Mitchell and Heit, marriage is defined as “ a
    • relationship in which two people make a legal commitment
    • or pledge to love and care for each other.
    • Marriage is one of the most important commitments you
    • will make. It is also a sacred bond between a man and a
    • woman.
    • Marriage is important for couples to be more secure.
  • 7. PEOPLE MARRY FOR MANY REASONS
    • Some couples marry because they want another person’s love, care and companionship.
    • Some couples marry because they want to build their own family
  • 8.
    • MOST SUCCESFUL MARRIAGE ARE BASED ON LOVE AND RESPECT.
    • LOVE AND RESPECT are the main ingredients for a long –lasting relationship.
  • 9. THE 5 Cs for a SUCCESFUL MARRIAGE
  • 10. COMPATIBILITY
  • 11. COMPATIBILITY
    • It is important for the couple to be
    • compatible. They have similar interests,
    • share common religious beliefs and
    • cultural values.
  • 12. COMMITMENT
  • 13. COMMITMENT
    • Strong commitment to each other is
    • necessary to develop a fulfilling
    • relationship. To gain a fulfilling
    • relationship, the couple must share
    • thoughts and feelings, develop mutual
    • understanding and respect, satisfying
    • sexual needs, and provide emotional
    • security
  • 14. COMMUNICATION
  • 15. COMMUNICATION
    • Communication between the couple
    • other members of the family help
    • resolve conflicts and determine mutual
    • Goals. Happily married couples use
    • Their communication skills to maintain a
    • Harmonious relationship
  • 16. COMPROMISE
  • 17. COMPROMISE
    • Conflicts may require compromise- to
    • give up something in order to reach an
    • agreement. Compromises help couples
    • adjust to each other’s needs and wants.
  • 18. CARE
  • 19. CARE
    • Care for each other is another ingredient
    • necessary in maintaining a harmonious
    • relationship. There are several ways of
    • showing care for a loved one such as
    • providing for their needs, teaching them
    • how to improve on their weaknesses and
    • showing them encouragement to fulfill their
    • goals in life.
  • 20. Factors that increase the likelihood of a compatible marriage are:
    • Similar values
    • Clearly-defined goals
    • Similar intelligence and educational experience
    • Families that have similar philosophies
    • Ability to communicate with each other
    • Independence from parents
    • Physical attraction to one another
    • Healthful attitudes about marriage
    • Similar views about having and rearing children
    • Compatible personality traits
    • Compatible hobbies and interest
  • 21. ASSIGNMENT
    • Look for a picture or cut out pictures from magazine showing an act or situation of the responsibilities of parents to their children and explain the image