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New Opportunity: Free Online “Drop-In Dialogue”

Have you and your partner ever participated in a Friends Couple Enrichment event? Have you missed out on on-going opportunities for dialogue and support? Would you like to focus on your relationship by practicing dialogue and learning new communication skills from the comfort of your own home? We have just the thing for you! Friends Couple Enrichment is … Continue reading New Opportunity: Free Online “Drop-In Dialogue”

What Keeps Couples Together?

In January, 2019, Friends Couple Enrichment leader couples met for their annual gathering. This year, Jeff and Kathy Richman, leader couples since 1995, gave us food for thought with a presentation on commitment. Below is a brief summary of some of what we learned: Commitment “Darling, you can count on metill the sun dries up … Continue reading What Keeps Couples Together?

Wondering What Happens at a Couple Enrichment Workshop?

Laughter and Tears at Pendle Hill - a brief recounting of what happens during a Friends Couple Enrichment workshop. Over the weekend of March 15-17, we (Mike and Marsha) facilitated a Couple Enrichment workshop at Pendle Hill, the Quaker conference and retreat center just outside Philadelphia. Nine couples attended, plus ourselves. They included a couple … Continue reading Wondering What Happens at a Couple Enrichment Workshop?

Taking Couple Enrichment to Young Adult Friends at Pendle Hill

When we (Scott Bell and Cathy Walling) were offered the opportunity to present a session on Love and Relationships at the young adult Friends “Continuing Revolution” conference at Pendle Hill in June 2018, it was easy to say, “Yes!”  For years we have looked for opportunities to share Couple Enrichment with teens and young adults. … Continue reading Taking Couple Enrichment to Young Adult Friends at Pendle Hill