A Couples Weekend offered by Jim & Linda Brooks

the Weekend Workshop for Couples Who Want to Grow

Whether you are experiencing difficulty in your relationship and want to learn tools to work through the conflicts and learn better coping skills, or are enjoying a satisfying relationship and want to experience extraordinary personal growth and ever-deeper levels of intimacy, our experiential couples’ retreat is an exceptional opportunity to learn:

  • How to ask for what you want without alienating your partner
  • Non-blaming, non-shaming communication
  • Effective listening skills
  • The difference between healthy and unhealthy anger
  • How to express anger cleanly
  • How to stop destructive patterns in your relationship
  • How you project past hurts onto your partner
  • How your partner can help you heal your deepest emotional wounds
  • Rituals to deepen and nourish your relationship

A Couples Weekend Details:

  • Begins at 6:00pm on Friday and ends at 5:00pm on Sunday.
  • Held in Fairfield, Iowa, twice a year, in a non-residential format.
  • Fairfield is a 4–5 hour drive from Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, Madison, and Omaha. There are several reasonably-priced hotels and B&Bs in town, and we happily assist out-of-town participants in finding accommodations.
  • We also offer it elsewhere in the country, either in-residence or non-residential.
  • In Fairfield the cost of the weekend is $750 per couple, or $695 if paid in full one month prior to the workshop. (Prices for out-of-town courses depend on the cost of venues.)

Dates of upcoming workshops:

  • April 7-9, 2017: Fairfield, Iowa. Course fee is $750 per couple, with an Early Bird discounted fee of $695 if registered by March 14.