If you are experiencing distress in your marriage and don’t know where to turn too, let us help you find the perfect marriage retreat to help rekindle the spark between you and your spouse. Below are the top marriage retreats in and around Alaska.
1. Couple Enrichment
Location: Various locations throughout Canada
David Rubinstein and Louise Dorfman, both register psychotherapists, provide marriage counseling during retreats at varying locations throughout Canada and in the United States. They work as husband and wife marriage counselors and couples co-therapists and instead of offering up instant solutions, they work on encouraging the development of skills to apply to your relationship by encouraging attitude and emotional openness. For a quote and location enquiry call 1-877-897-2333.
2. Christian Heritage Marriage Retreat
Location: Enzian Inn, Bavatian Village Leavenworth, Washington
Spend 2 nights at the Enzian Inn as you learn, from a biblical standpoint, the view of marriage from point of God. You will strengthen your marriage whether it be from grief, sadness, disappointment, loss, and conflict while being able to enjoy the local Bavarian Fare together in your spare time. Registration is already open and costs $340 which includes lodging at the inn and breakfast for 2 days.
3. Retrouvaille: A Lifeline for Married couples
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
For couples on a budget, this is a perfect way to look for a way to rediscover your partner. The retreat takes a Catholic approach and is presented by other couples speaking from experiences and a Priest. Perfect for troubled marriages or even those who have already separated, this weekend retreat will help you examine life with a new and positive outlook. No couple is denied a reservation due to financial issues. Upon arrival, donations, no matter how big or small are requested from couples as well as the Retrouvaille community to cover costs. There is only a $150 Registration fee at time of reservation.
4. Weekend to Remember
Locations Vary Anchorage Marriott Downtown 820 W 7th Ave Anchorage, AK 99501
Over 3 million couples have attended this 3 day retreat in varying locations around America. Instead of counselors, you will listen to seminars and talks on different aspects of marriage. It opens up on Friday with looking at the top reason marriages fail then goes into the factors that make communication difficult. At the end of each day there will be an assignment for you and your spouse to apply the taught principles. The whole weekend averages around $350 per couple, not including meals or accommodation, however the 97% success rate might just sway your decision.
5. Worldwide Marriage Encounter
Holy Spirit Retreat Center10980 Hillside DriveAnchorage, AK 99507
Availability in May, August and November. This is a Christian principle based retreat that will help married couples rediscover the initial spark in their relationship and feel they have lost their path towards God. During this weekend you will work with your spouse to gain a deeper intimacy, learn communication techniques to help during the hard times, understand your spouse and have your spouse understand you. A $60 non refundable deposit is required at time of registration, however upon arrival only a donation, no matter how big or small, is requested from the couple to cover accommodation, food, and materials. You won’t be turned away if you have financial burdens.