visit or email [email protected] / call The FOCCUS Inventory is not a test – there are no right or wrong answers. It is a . Our priest actually allowed us to take the FOCCUS test at home and on our own time. Then we brought them back, he scored them and we discussed some of. Our first step in preparing for a Catholic wedding was to take something called the FOCCUS (Facilitating Open Couple Communication.
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IMO only the two of you can decide if it will work or not. The responses are “agree” “disagree” and “unsure.
Some of the items are worded in ways to really make you think about what they are saying. It was just a conversation starter for me and FI!
Nothing happens if you have different answers. A D U 7 Foccjs are certain behaviors or habits in my ofccus spouse that sometimes annoy me.
My future spouse and I are open to having children. The inventory is also focccus on Audio please call our office toll-free at for details.
There were lots of questions in there and they were divided into sections. FOCCUS assesses nineteen categories to help couples sort the challenges and strengths they are bringing into marriage.
But we did have to do the CEE weekend catholic engaged encounter.
I hope this helps. We have fodcus how we will share specific responsibilities in managing our finances. All in all, I would say the FOCCUS test was a good experience, but perhaps better suited for couples who have never lived together before. We do not share our email database with any marketers or third parties. This includes attitudes and expectations about money, sex, communication, household roles, etc.
What happens if your answers don’t match up with your fiance’s? A D U 44 We have decided how we will share specific responsibilities in managing our finances.
It is an assessment to see where you are in terms of preparedness for marriage. They were sections on interfaith marriage, second marriage then cohabiting couples. August 19, at 9: A D U 29 My future spouse and I can talk candidly about our sexual intimacy in marriage. I just have the priest and chruch set. Report 0 Reply to Post.
May I would ask for more help from your church. Ours was a scantron-style answer sheet, so they just feed it into the machine.
Emphasizing these aspects of the relationship allows a great diversity of patterns and messages to emerge and tailors the inventory not only to the couple, but also to their specific cultural background s and setting.
It asked questions like, “Do you have a problem with your partners gambling habits? As a counselor trained in psychological test administration, I was very displeased with the way that the results process was handled for us and it looks like you all are having some of the same problems. Not hard ones, though, so don’t be worried. Each partner answers separately: USA seeks to provide a pre-marriage inventory that can be used by marriage educators worldwide to promote positive communication and understanding for engaged couples.
Learn more about our wedding prep here: A D U I sometimes feel that this may not be the right person for me to marry. There are certain behaviors or habits in my future spouse that sometimes annoy me. We have discussed the ways our families solved problems and how this may affect our problem solving. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Instead of relying on the FOCCUS test, I would recommend getting one of those ” questions for couples before they get married” books and going through it to give you areas for discussion.
On some questions like the one about whether you worry your in laws will interfer in your married life, I put agree and my h2b put disagree, it was flagged as something we need to discuss which was dumb because we have discussed it and although he asssures me his parents wont, he knows I worry about it.
There were at least 50 couples in the room and my FI and I were next to each other when we did it. The editions are written for those who read at a 6th grade reading level except for the Alternate and Abridged Edition, which are more simplified.
He gave us some feedback and guidance, but mostly just wanted us to communicate with one another about the areas that we answered differently on.