The Science & Spirituality of Marriage is a workshop designed to help couples improve and strengthen their marriages. This program is designed for couples looking to enhance the quality of their relationships. The Qur’an describes spouses as garments for each other. This beautiful analogy alludes to several aspects of marriage where spouses fulfill important functions for one another that will be unpacked throughout the workshop. This analogy provides the foundation upon which this workshop has been constructed.
The program content is grounded within the Prophetic teachings and is informed by exploratory studies of happily married couples, anecdotal evidence from author’s clinical experiences, clinical studies, and research backed methodologies proven to improve the quality of marriage. Each portion of the program includes information, tips, and activities that can be utilized during the workshop as well as independently.
The goal of this workshop is for participants to gain both knowledge and skills on how to enhance their marriages. Marriage is a journey that involves effort, intentionality, and commitment. Through this workshop, participants will increase their appreciation of the sanctity of the marital bond as well as the role of service and self improvement within this context.
For a marriage to succeed, it is necessary that each partner is able to show up as his/her best self. Therefore, this workshop will consider the importance of both individual and collective efforts in creating a successful relationship that leads to both temporal and eternal success in this life and in the hereafter. Mutual cooperation and attendance by both partners is necessary for the success of this workshop.