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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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Not a big deal. UGh I just wish we were geting more actual counseling from the priest.


Also, the last time I looked worry was a feeling which wont necessarily disipate through discussion. Learn more about our wedding prep here: What does scoring cost?

This seems like it could be fun but also eye-opening.

Facilitator training rest facilitators and mentor couples to administer, interpret and discuss FOCCUS Inventory results with couples. A lot of it was about sharing space, learning argument styles, when the partner needs alone time, etc. We didn’t lie but had friends who did just because the Catholic Church frowns upon it and they got caught in the lie and felt like big fat idiots when the Deacon called them out on it.

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We do not share our email database with any marketers or third parties. The Deacon administered our test.

We are active members in our church and it was really important to us—and to our families—that our faith was a part of our wedding ceremony.


While FOCCUS is not a test and is not used to label couples or predict marital outcome, the report is used by the Facilitator to help couples celebrate their relationship strengths and talk to each other about topics warranting further attention.

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Is this a real thing? Here’s a link to sample fpccus Each of the five questionnaires – Marriage as a Process, Intimacy, Compatibility, Communication and Commitment – are answered independently by the married couple. There are some items that are seen as red flags threats of violence, for example. Choose a topic below: FI almost told the foccua that I’m a drug addict or something sooo not true, but kind of funny!

My future spouse and I agree that our marriage tedt means we intend to pledge love under all circumstances. If the priest is the course organizer, I would wait late after class one night and tell him about your concerns.

October We get our resuts tonight. If they are going to interpret your results they should absolutely have the questions on hand so that fpccus can go through item by item—particularly if you answered a lot of questions with “uncertain.

FOCCUS test — The Knot

I would be surprised if all or whatever flccus of you and FI’s matched up, but the next steps are you sit down with our priest in our case, I dunno if that’s everywhere but you discuss the questions.

I too had one, as we did not even get our results interpreted for us…the priest looked at them and said that he would tell us if any areas were lacking.

It was kinda funny. 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.


Then we brought them back, tes scored them and we discussed some of the issues he thought we might have down the fovcus. Is there an Inventory for Married Couples? Report 0 Reply to Post.

FOCCUS© Pre-Marriage Inventory

November No, do NOT be nervous! They separated us and we spent probably 45 minutes filling it out. What do they ask you about? Email required Address never made public.

A D U 44 We have decided how we will foccus specific responsibilities in managing our finances. A D U 29 My future spouse and I can talk candidly about our sexual intimacy in marriage. Okay I did that too good so that makes me feel better My future spouse and I are open to having children. Medias this blog was made to help people to easily download or read PDF files.

Little Miss Wedding Planner. It was interesting to talk with Dr. A D U 26 We have discussed the ways our families solved problems and how this may affect our problem solving. We went over our results with our mentor couple. I answered Uncertain a lot which turns out not to be good. August 19, at 9: